Entertainment

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of entertainment.

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Sometimes you need to go back to go forward

Even Sting gets writer’s block. “One day, the songs stopped coming,” he reveals in his TED Talk. “Day after day, you face a blank page and nothing is coming. And those days turn...

Music makes me lose control

The photo above is Mark Ronson on a Thursday night at TED, in the midst of teaching a four-hour seminar in pop music history. Working backward and forward in time, he proved to ...

Future World Problems #fwp

Last year the awe-mazing writer Benjamin Rosenbaum said something great about first-world problems, and specifically the #firstworldproblems tag, used on Twitter attached to com...
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Video playlists about Entertainment

Toys!

12 talks • 2h 09m
What’s more fun than a barrel of monkeys? These talks, which offer unique insights on the things we play with—from teddy bears to Legos to yo-yos.

Calling all sports fans

10 talks • 2h 31m
Whether you love to swim, run, ski, shoot hoops or play cricket, these talks will make you wish you had a foam finger to hoist in the air.

The power of film

14 talks • 3h 56m
Few things are as magical as sitting back in a theater with a hushed crowd to enjoy a film, but what you see on the screen isn't everything. Hear from visionaries -- from Hollywood, Bollywood, Nollywood -- on how to make movies.

Kickstart your creativity

5 talks • 1h 07m
Out of fresh ideas? These inspiring talks offer the kick-in-the-pants you need to unleash your creative spirit.
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Talks about Entertainment

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