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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt is an American actor, filmmaker, singer, and entrepreneur. As a child, Gordon-Levitt appeared in the films A River Runs Through It, Angels in the Outfield, Holy Matrimony and 10 Things I Hate About You, and as Tommy Solomon in the TV series 3rd Rock from the Sun.
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Letters to a Young Poet
Rainer Maria Rilke - Apr 03, 2018 (first published in 1929)
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These ten letters, written by one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century, offer deep and sincere advice to the young poet. They touch on all aspects of life and are valuable to anyone wishing to be a poet and to those who are not. Written with power, style, and conviction these letters will guide and inspire anyone who reads them....
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I think it gets a lot in terms of being intrinsically motivated, which is so important, especially if you’re going to be an artist.     source
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Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy
Lawrence Lessig - Sep 29, 2009 (first published in 2008)
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The reigning authority on intellectual property in the Internet age, Lawrence Lessig spotlights the newest and possibly the most harmful culture war?a war waged against those who create and consume art. America?s copyright laws have ceased to perform their original, beneficial role: protecting artists? creations while allowing them to build on prev...
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About what it means to take something someone else has created and make it your own. He’s a legal scholar, and he’s talking about intellectual property laws, copyright, fair use, etc., but he’s also quite insightful about the creative process in general.     source
This ultimate insider's guide reveals the secrets that none dare admit, told by a show biz veteran who's proven that you can sell your script if you can save the cat!...
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Smart in a lot of ways, but also, with all due respect to the smart guy who wrote it, sort of cynical and off-putting at times.     source