Review: Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

Wonderland is a refreshing take on a world (and people) that takes itself (themselves) entirely too seriously at times. The premise of the book is that many significant advances in society got their start in amusement—our amusement. According to the author, the book is “a history of play, a history of pastimes that human beings have concocted to amuse themselves as an escape from the daily grind of subsistence.” The

2017-09-02T18:53:54+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Book Review, Creativity, History, Innovation, Philosophy|Comments Off on Review: Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

Review: Let Me Out: Unlock Your Creative Mind and Bring Your Ideas to Life

Let Me Out: Unlock Your Creative Mind and Bring Your Ideas to Life by Peter Himmelman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Sussman Lawrence was a staple in Minneapolis' indie rock scene when I was growing up. And band member, Peter Himmelman, who went on to pursue a solo career, was a local hero. Like millions of other Americans in his fifties, he found himself and his ways outdated and

2017-07-08T18:32:42+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Book Review, Creativity, Nonfiction, Personal Development|Comments Off on Review: Let Me Out: Unlock Your Creative Mind and Bring Your Ideas to Life
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