Poets without borders
The creator of The 99 describes what inspired him to create Islamic superheroes.
An investor in The 99 describes his unlikely Mississippi origins.
Naif Al-Mutawa preferred to escape his awkward adolescence by losing himself in books.
Catador Tiao in a pose reminiscent of David's painting "The Death of Marat."
Suelem has worked as a garbage picker since she was 7 years old.
For Valeria, art making has been a bittersweet experience.
Was I a bad guy ... was I mean?
Marwencol's golden rule: be friendly!
Imagination unlimited ... but only 27 Barbies!
Who Was SAMO?
He had a talent for transforming street energies into high art.
Artist Elena Korovay reacted with some chagrin to Savitsky's zeal for her work.
Igor Savitsky made over 20 trips to Uzbekistan to smuggle art treasures out of Moscow.
Painter Mikhail Kurzin tried to follow the Soviet style, but he couldn't stand it.
Burroughs didn't feel at home unless he had a loaded gun by his side.
Later in life, Burroughs moved from words to images...using some very unusual techniques.
Publisher V. Vale describes how Burroughs became a role model on the punk rock scene.
On Will Sampson's performance in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
"After playing the bonehead savage for so many years, the Navajo get their sweet revenge."
Dances With Wolves- fleshed out characters or same old stereotypes?
Bill Bernbach brought art and copy together in the agency.
Adman George Lois on advertising, Ali, and changing the world.
Trailblazer Mary Wells on bringing fun into the ads of the '60s.
“Origami is a metamorphic art form; You don’t add to it [or] take away from it, you change it.”
Not all origami must be representative. There can be beauty in a single crease.
“When you put a crease in a piece of paper, you’re essentially changing the memory of that piece.”
"What the photographer is to the painter is what the modern producer is to the instrumentalist."
"They say I’m the world’s number one sampledest drummer. I haven’t got a penny for it yet though."
"You can’t put soul in a bottle. You can’t quantify soul by a person who’s just got a briefcase."