Entries in ira glass (2)

Monday
Aug152011

Episode 3: The World Doesn't Need Another Walter Cronkite

"Can't figure it out. Do you want to be like me or do you want to BE me?" — Jessie James

It's easy to envy, and feel intimidated by the success of great storytellers. This leads to some different responses: paralysis or absolute emulation are on the negative end of the spectrum, while inspiration allows for your unique voice to emerge.

 

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Saturday
Aug062011

Ira Glass on Storytelling — Part 1

Here at the New American Storytellers, Ira Glass, creator of NPR's THIS AMERICAN LIFE, is one of our favorite storytellers.  Here, Ira shares what he's learned about storytelling over his twenty-plus year career in radio. Watch the video...and then go listen to THIS AMERICAN LIFE.  You won't regret either.

Enjoy!

— David