Writing/Books

by / on January 8, 2014 at 1:24 pm / in Education/Learning, Nerds Rule, Technology & Science, The Originals, Writing/Books

People Who Inspire: Stephen Hawking

You often hear people who are visually or hearing-impaired, or who live with a debilitating physical condition like MS or some other challenge, say that they wish others could see [...]

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by / on February 6, 2013 at 4:28 pm / in Arts & Entertainment, Interviews, Music, Patrons of Cool, Performing Arts, Photography, The Originals, Uncategorized, Writing/Books

In Which Nikki Sixx Waxes Wise on Lyrics, Love & Legalization

Recently, I sat down with my wise, dear friend, and Different Is Cool “Patron of Cool”, the dark prince of rock, Nikki Sixx. We talked about a lot of things, [...]

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by / on October 14, 2012 at 1:48 pm / in Arts & Entertainment, Between Heaven and Earth, Current Events, The Muses, The Originals, Videos, Writing/Books

I Carry Your Heart With Me: An Ode To Art & e.e. cummings

At Different Is Cool we are passionate about art – art is a tangible representation of the human soul – it tells the story of our collective human history, of [...]

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by / on September 2, 2012 at 8:17 pm / in A Different POV, Arts & Entertainment, Music, Patrons of Cool, Performing Arts, Writing/Books

DisC’s Summer of Music: Nikki Sixx, Dan Lanois & Giveaways, Oh My!

August is a musical month – crickets chirping, waves crashing, ice cubes clinking, children squealing.  The long, hot, sonic days of summer are well and truly upon us and what [...]

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by / on July 21, 2012 at 12:53 pm / in A Different POV, Arts & Entertainment, Business, Entrepreneur's POV, Interviews, Patrons of Cool, The Originals, Uncategorized, Writing/Books

In Which Margaret Atwood is Poised to Become a Tech Mogul & Muses on Writing, Riding & Higgsteria

As the saying goes “The best way to predict the future, is to invent it.” The grand dame of literature, Margaret Atwood, is probably best known for inventing the future [...]

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by / on June 6, 2012 at 1:13 pm / in Arts & Entertainment, Between Heaven and Earth, Current Events, The Originals, Writing/Books

RIP Ray Bradbury: DisC’s Summer of Cool Must-Read: Fahrenheit 451

American Science Fiction author and king of the dystopian novel, Ray Bradbury, has died at his home in Los Angeles.  Bradbury was 91. Bradbury had an epic body of literary [...]

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by / on May 19, 2012 at 7:06 pm / in Arts & Entertainment, Interviews, Music, Patrons of Cool, Performing Arts, Photography, The Originals, Writing/Books

This Is Gonna Hurt ~ A Different Is Cool “InnerView” with Nikki Sixx

[Photo courtesy of Nikki Sixx] A bit about Different Is Cool InnerViews: At Different Is Cool, it is our dream to eradicate prejudice through the celebration & exultation of being different. [...]

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by / on May 16, 2012 at 4:20 pm / in A Different POV, Arts & Entertainment, Doing Good In The 'Hood, Patrons of Cool, Writing/Books

DisC Proudly Supports: RASP Books & An Anthology of Dyslexic Writing

[Image: Famous People with Dyslexia]   Different Is Cool is very excited that our original Patron of Cool, Margaret Atwood, has turned us on to a most worthwhile cause, RASP Books, [...]

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by / on May 16, 2012 at 1:40 pm / in A Different POV, Arts & Entertainment, Education/Learning, Social Innovations, The Originals, Writing/Books

DisC Book Recommendation: The Element ~ How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

You may be familiar with the work of Sir Ken Robinson – he’s considered the world’s leading thinker on creativity & creative thinking.  He has worked around the world in [...]

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by / on May 9, 2012 at 2:08 pm / in Arts & Entertainment, Doing Good In The 'Hood, Writing/Books

DisC Book Recommendation: “I Am Jack” an anti-bullying young reader fiction story

  [Cover art for "I Am Jack"]   Susanne Gervay is an Australian author whose young son was being bullied in school – she was understandably concerned and she wanted to [...]

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