william burroughs
Stories and Change

When Did Stories Start Changing? (and How…)

And why is this important? Because to improve the stories we tell, to make them reach a wider audience and create more effective business models, we need to address certain concerns that surround modern forms of storytelling and media entertainment. Change is a Constant Stories always change. Stories can be abstract things but one of...
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The Grandfather of Mash-Up

American writer William S. Burroughs (1914-1997) is considered to be one of the early practitioners and founders of modern day mash-up or remix culture. What relevance does he have today?     Cut-Up Burroughs used the cut-up and fold-in techniques in his fiction, most notably in ‘The Soft Machine’ (1961), ‘The Ticket That Exploded’ (1962)...
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