Entries Regarding: Inspirado

Why I Love LOST

Jan 31st, 2014

Why I Love LOST

Who knows why we connect so deeply with certain works? In one case, I know exactly why.

What Writers Can Learn From “Purple Rain”

Feb 26th, 2013

What Writers Can Learn From “Purple Rain”

Five things writers can take from Prince's "Purple Rain." With an accidental bonus lesson caused by dumb 14-year-old me!

Inspirado #2: Stephen Tobolowsky’s “True Arena”

May 4th, 2012

Inspirado #2: Stephen Tobolowsky’s “True Arena”

In which I steal Inspirado from Stephen Tobolowsky and Jack Black. And you can, too!

Inspirado #1: Mad Men and the “Zou Bisou Bisou” Scene

Mar 29th, 2012

Inspirado #1: Mad Men and the “Zou Bisou Bisou” Scene

A wise teacher once told me: "When you read, always ask: What would I steal from this?" Welcome to Inspirado, a new regular series looking at the things I'm stealing from, and why. This week: the now-infamous "Zou Bisou Bisou" scene from last Sunday's Mad Men.