‘A Walk in the Woods’ vs. A Walk in the Woods: On Reading as a Substitute for Experience

I can relate to this essay and the author so much that I could have written it myself. If you are stunned by the changes adulthood has brought on in your life, how you spend your days, the little time you spend just “doing” things… then you must read this. It applies not only to those of us who rely on books for our vicarious life fulfillment, but also to those who obsessively rely on Social Media or the Internet it general for that life experience.

Source: http://www.themillions.com/2017/01/a-walk-in-the-woods-vs-a-walk-in-the-woods-on-reading-as-a-substitute-for-experience.html

Largest Hand Drawn Animation Studio Formed in Canada-Colombia JV

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ConVRter Technologies Inc. of Vancouver, announced that it is forming Last Studio Standing Inc. (www.laststudiostanding.com) with Conexion Creativa of Colombia in order to make the largest hand drawn studio in the Americas.

The company is focusing on science fiction-based animated film and television productions including science based children’s content.  In addition, they will co-produce adult animation content that does not fall into the manga genre. “We are taking a new path for animated film, but one that is well traveled in graphic novels and popular with audiences, yet not as prevalent in the mainstream media as it should be,” said ConVRter Technologies CEO Jonathan Kitzen.

Source: Largest Hand Drawn Animation Studio Formed in Canada-Colombia JV