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Neil Gaiman on How Stories Last by Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman on How Stories Last

by Neil Gaiman


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1 Hr. 43 Min.


Neil's talk will explore the way stories, myths and tales survive over great lengths of time and why creating for the future means making works that will endure within the oral tradition.

Preternaturally eloquent, Neil Gaiman has told stories in every medium-graphic novels ("The Sandman"), novels ("The Ocean at the End of the Lane"; "American Gods"), short stories ("Trigger Warning"), children's books ("The Graveyard Book"), television ("Dr Who"), the occasional song ("I Google You": with Amanda Palmer), and the occasional speech that goes viral ("Make Good Art").

"How Stories Last" was given on June 09, 02015 as part of Long Now's Seminar series. The series was started in 02003 to build a compelling body of ideas about long-term thinking from some of the world's leading thinkers. The Seminars take place in San Francisco and are curated and hosted by Stewart Brand.

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