An interesting, short article about brains actually being on the same wavelength, so to speak.
People in a real conversation, making a connection, actually experience some identical brain activities.
It has some pretty interesting implications to improv, especially in terms of warming up before a show. Almost scientific proof as to why you need to try to listen and engage in order for group mind to really occur.
“So you want to be a filmmaker? First step to being a filmmaker is stop saying you want to be a filmmaker. It took me forever to be able to tell anyone I was a filmmaker and keep a straight face until I was well on my way. But the truth was, I had been a filmmaker ever since the day I had closed my eyes and pictured myself making movies. The rest was inevitable. So you don’t want to be a filmmaker, you are a filmmaker. Go make yourself a business card.”—
Where are you singing Aug 4? And yes, PLEASE DO SING THIS...
The Bitter End in NYC with Chris Ayer and Jess Hodge and the City Billies as a fundraiser for a new theater company. Then after that Bar 4 in my old neighborhood of Park Slope BKLYN. I still need to book a show in Boston, I’ve been putting it off. Jess and I used to cover this back in the day.