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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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
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
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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