He's 77 and his 48th feature film, Blue Jasmine, is out at the end of this month. That's because, for the Great Neurotic One, work is life and life is work. Which again proves that Woody Allen isn't afraid of death—he just doesn't want to be there when it happens.
Beethoven and Woody Allen bathed their way to genius. Dickens (and just about everyone else) walked. And you don’t want to know how Thomas Wolfe got the juices flowing. Mason Currey, author of Daily Rituals: How Artists Work, shares some of the surprising work modes of history’s most creative.
We spotlight Bob Greenberg, CEO and founder of R/GA. After founding his firm to create visual effects for movies like "Alien" and "Zelig," he now delivers cutting-edge digital programs for Nike, Nokia, HP, and more.
If you're a regular reader of this blog, you've already seen Revital Cohen's freaky-but-functional conceptual designs, which reimagine medical devices as interactive art installations. Here's another doozy: Phantom Recorder, a contraption that amputees could conceivably use to "record and keep their phantom [limb] sensation, to be awoken on request." It may look like a bong from Woody Allen's Sleeper, but the idea is certainly intriguing.