Professor Sean Scanlan
Mon 11-12; Tues 2:30-3:30
Office: Namm 520
- Variety, Variety, Variety, Variety, VarietyBut the thing [Stephen Sondheim] always sort of stressed was variety, variety, variety, variety, variety. When you're dealing with a constant rhythm, no matter how great your lyrics are, if you don't switch it up, people's heads are going to start bobbing. And they're going to stop listening to what you're saying, so consistently keep […]
- Literature Is About People Who Do the Wrong ThingSometimes students seem shy about writing about people who do the wrong thing -- we’re all taught to do the right thing and focus on the right thing. But all of literature is about people who do the wrong thing, despite themselves. What would the story be if they did the right thing? No story […]
- Writing Requires RevisionOne of the most important things that I teach them early on is that writing requires revision and that writing is a process. I teach undergrads and I think often undergrads don’t realize that. They think when you’re a writer, especially a creative writer, that you write something and it’s perfect and you hit send […]
- Variety, Variety, Variety, Variety, Variety
- It’s Not Always Excellent to Be Jamie OliverTwenty years after he vaulted to fame, the brash British chef, TV star and cookbook author has lost his restaurant empire — but not his taste for hard work.
- Restaurant Associates Hires Some Big Names: Colicchio, Andrés, AnselThe managing company is teaming up with high-profile chefs, seeking to recapture the luster of the days when it ran major restaurants.
- The Jones, Paying Homage to Great Jones Cafe, Opens in NoHoNew kitchens from Gabriel Stulman and Russell Jackson, an Eataly kiosk and other restaurant news.
- It’s Not Always Excellent to Be Jamie Oliver