Blues in Your Bones: Play it On My Arm!

I learn best through observation and tactile feedback.  I have discovered, in my new want to play the electric guitar, that sometimes the best way to get The Blues in your bones is to have someone physically put it there
through the pressure of touch.  My new learning mantra is:  “Play it On
My Arm!”

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Acting in Slow Motion Creates Perpetual Momentum

One thing amateur actors lack is technique.  Sometimes trying to embed a foreign technique into a new actor can be a challenge.  One of the most important techniques any actor must have is the innate ability to control time and space.  A good actor can speed up time or slow time to a crawl.  Speeding up is easy; slowing down is hard.

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Art Bends Time in Slow Motion

In a recent blog entry, I argued in the comments how time can be bent by the mind into slow motion in order to protect the body: 

In the past, we have discussed here the phenomenon of time bending during accidents and emergencies as real time re-shapes to a crawl — I argue that slowing down of time is another brain protector that gives the body a chance to try to respond to, and then avoid, death or permanent damage. One inch here, a bend there, a twitch right there — can mean the difference between living and the forever darkness.

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