Tag Archives: Ohio State University

Cara Malek: How to zip a two-headed dragon

Character riggers create digital puppets for animation, the code that brings to life your favorite personalities like Po in Kung Fu Panda or Toothless in How To Train Your Dragon. Cara Malek worked as a rigger on both of these … Continue reading

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Professor John Beacom Gives Us All Security Clearance

Neutrinos. Those weird little particles you might remember from physics class. No charge, smaller than electrons, but incredibly fast. What good are they? Ohio State Professor of Physics John Beacom knows the value of neutrinos and he talks about them … Continue reading

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Matthew Sullivan: How learning about the ocean’s tiniest creature helps humans

Ever wonder how many kinds of fish are in the sea? That’s easy compared to the task for the international Tara Oceans Expedition: what kinds of microorganisms infect those fish and other marine life? The three-year mission of Tara was to sample … Continue reading

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Samantha Tucker: so funny, you’ll have a kidney stone

-Andy Ross Ever wonder about the etiquette of nudity in a Korean spa? Samantha Tucker, a humorist and essayist enrolled in Ohio State’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program, has the answer. In her first collection of essays, … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman, Veronica Roth, and Vienna Teng on Creativity

I love reactions and dialogue, so I got some immensely talented folks into a recording studio and played some snippets from past Craft interviews for them to get their take on aspects of creativity. Specifically, Columbus illustrators Dominic LaRiccia and Drew … Continue reading

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Thurber House Author Loves Columbus

-Kayla Geyer When was the last time you told Columbus she was pretty? Andrew Welsh-Huggins, July 9th Thurber House author, values the beauty and intrigue of Columbus so much that when he based his novel, Fourth Down and Out, on … Continue reading

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