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Pay the Writer (Harlan Ellison's classic rant)

April 20, 2012

Tags: Getting paid, video

In this sequence from the documentary Dreams with Sharp Teeth , Harlan Ellison speaks for freelancers everywhere: Pay the Writer!


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Human Happiness (a video about parents)

February 12, 2012

Tags: life story, video

If this Blip code works, you'll be able to enjoy Brian Fawcett's short, amusing video about learning who his parents really were, by asking them 40 questions:



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Gratitude (Louie Schwartzberg)

January 7, 2012

Tags: video, TED talk, inspirational

Get a cup of tea and allow yourself ten minutes to which this beautiful 10-minute video by Louie Schwartzberg, a secular sermon of sorts, combined with visuals for meditation.



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What makes a video viral? The Susan Boyle phenomenon

April 25, 2009

Tags: video, viral

"One week after its post on YouTube (click here to watch it), over 37 million people watched a heartwarming viral video where a not-so-glamorous, yet charming, 47 year-old Scottish woman swept critics' hearts on 'Britain's Got Talent,' the UK's version of 'American (more…)