Tag Archives: Stephen King

Creativity #2: Ten Thousand Hours

In the book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell is quoted as suggesting: “Researchers have settled on what they believe is the magic number for true expertise: ten thousand hours.” It often seems that creative people are blessed with a mystical (and unfair) … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Art of Fielding”

Wasted Brilliance Two things first: Harbach is an extremely good writer. This is not a boring book; the story does not “go off the rails,” as the one-star reviews complain, and the time it takes to read it is not … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Green Mile

  September 16, 2012 I was saddened last week to hear of the passing of Michael Clarke Duncan, the gentle giant who played John Coffey – “like the drink, only not spelt the same” – in my all-time favorite movie, … Continue reading

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