Monthly Archives: April 2012

I Don’t Care What Words Smell Like; I Don’t Care If They Glow In The Dark

In January of 2012, I was invited to ORD Camp, a two-day conference on technology, creativity, and invention. This is the video clip of my “Ignite Talk:” twenty slides at 15 seconds each on a passion of mine: stories.

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James Zoccoli – Half-Polish, Half-Italian, All-Black

Little Jimmy is a half-Italian, half-Polish kid. When his parents divorce, he watches his family dynamic change when his mom gets remarried to an African-American man. Sometimes funny, sometimes complicated, the hard parts of growing up are easier to talk …

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Eric Hazen On Being A First-Time Teller

Tonight and tomorrow, I’ll be getting in that chair and telling a story for the first time. I first got involved with 2nd Story as a story development intern last fall. A big part of my internship involved learning about …

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Lizzie Duszynski – Little Rebel

Life is hard for five-year-old Lizzie Duszynski. Growing up and attending Catholic school in an Irish neighborhood, what’s a young Polish girl to do?

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