In the latest episode of the Uncanny Creativity podcast, discussing some of my favorite Tina Fey quotes. I just watched the movie Whiskey Tango Foxtrot the other day. It was pretty okay.
(Audio quality fixed compared to the last few episodes finally!)
“Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don’t just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles.” Tina Fey
I previously read the book Steal like an Artist by Austin Kleon. I’m working on reviewing the followup book “Show Your Work. Inspired by Kleon’s discussion of his inspirations, I think the creative ethic of Tina Fey is pretty great. So I’m going to discuss some of her ideas and how to apply them to […]
Listen to the podcast and read theshow notes: Ideas I Stole From Tina Fey: Uncanny Creativity 40 – Uncanny Creativity
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