Tag Archives: Truth

Who Am I? Think Again
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we’re watching conceptual artist Hetain Patel who asks: how do we decide who we are? Patel’s surprising performance, Be Like Water, plays with identity, language, and accent — and challenges you to think deeper than … Continue reading

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Happiness in Body and Soul
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we are watching writer and activist Eve Ensler who shares how a discussion about menopause with her friends led to talking about all sorts of sexual acts onstage, waging a global campaign to … Continue reading

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The Illustrated Woman
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. This week we’re watching author and illustrator Maira Kalman who talks about her life and work, from her covers for The New Yorker to her books for children and grown-ups. She is as wonderful, wise, … Continue reading

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The Danger of a Single Story
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. This week we’re watching novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie who talks about how our lives and cultures are composed of many overlapping stories. Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice … Continue reading

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Tales of Passion
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. This week we’re watching author and activist Isabel Allende who discusses women, creativity — and, of course, passion — in this charming and moving talk. A novelist and memoirist, Allende writes of passionate lives, … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Spoken Word Poet
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. This week we have spoken word poet Sarah Kay telling the story of her metamorphosis from a wide-eyed teenager soaking in verse at New York’s Bowery Poetry Club to a teacher connecting kids with the … Continue reading

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Making a Fuss About Jenny McCarthy–For All the Wrong Reasons
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As you may or may not know, Jenny McCarthy will be replacing Joy Behar on the daytime talk show “The View.” This doesn’t sound like big news to me, but the internet has been ablaze with folks screaming about how … Continue reading

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I Write Because…
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My good friend and fellow writer, Jennifer Simpson, started a new creative project this summer called I Write Because…. What started as a writing exercise has grown into something much bigger, bringing writers together from around the globe to discuss … Continue reading

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