Archive | March, 2012

The Hunger Games: Rip-Off or Spin-Off?

Ever make a decision that sounded good at the time, but left you wondering “what was I thinking” afterward? Add “attend midnight movie before early morning flight” to that list, right below “go to short timeshare presentation in Mexico to receive free drink coupon” and “buy two puppies to keep each other company.” After my […]

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What The Hunger Games Teaches Us About Creativity

This Thursday night, I’m going to the movies. At midnight. Like many parents of teenagers, I’ve been swept up (literally and figuratively) by the teen hysteria that is The Hunger Games. But here’s my confession: I can’t wait to go. I found The Hunger Games a thoroughly engrossing book, with plenty of symbolism and cautionary […]

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