Finally the story can be told…How a dedicated team of intrepid writers, designers, and Candy Building Architects stayed up all night to bring you this year’s TED wrap-up. A quick shout out and thank you to writers David Hornik, Nicholas Baker, and John (did you see the man in a gorilla suit?) Boyden; PhotoShop gurus Mike Matas and Christopher Masciocchi; and propmasters Jason and Mari Tuttle, rumored to be Jeff Bezos’ wife MacKenzie’s brother and his wife. Got that? Without you I’m nothing. In a subsequent post, I’ll take you to our suite in the Hotel Pacific where security guards nearly shut us down at 3:30 am for laughing too loudly (sorry, folks next door). Meanwhile, a poster to tide you over…
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At the TEDMED conference, TED’s own Nafissa caught up with writer AJ Jacobs, whose TEDTalk describes his “year of living biblically” … What are the new projects you’ve been working on since your latest TEDtalk? I just finished my book Drop Dead Healthy, about my quest to be the healthiest person alive. Also continuing to […]
Writer Lidia Yuknavitch has a favorite word: “misfit.” “I love this word because it’s such a literal word,” she says. “It means a person who missed fitting in. A person who fits badly.” Yuknavitch identifies strongly with this. She’s the author of the memoir The Chronology of Water, a book about her life as competitive swimmer. But […]