Freelancers share their best practices for being their own boss, and why you should so totally just do it.
"Parks and Recreation" breakout character Ron Swanson is the widely beloved, heavily quoted backbone of the series, which returns September 20. Here, actor Nick Offerman talks to Co.Create about how the character was originally conceived and how he and the writers rubbed off on each other.
Upright Citizen Brigade founding member Matt Besser is one of the world’s leading improvers. Here, the off-the-cuff expert offers wisdom on how to free associate your way to solid spontaneous storytelling.
After four months of misfortune, topped by a diagnosis of cancer stage 2 breast cancer, comedian Tig Notaro has to balance dealing with treatment and her growing fame. While being funny. Here’s how she’s doing it, with grace and humor.
21 years after he started Lollapalooza, Perry Farrell is drawing a record number of fans to the music and culture event. Here, he talks about the heart of the show, international expansion, and creating a new scene with immersive theater.
The standout standup at all of Comedy Central’s roasts, and star of the channel’s new weekly series, “The Burn,” Jeff Ross is an expert on making people squirm while paying tribute to them. Here he demystifies the business of giving people the business.
Simon Rich writes novels, essays, screenplays, and sketches—and he’s written them for some of the most respected arbiters of quality in their respective fields. Here, the prolific writer talks to Co.Create about the differences between each medium, and how to choose where an idea belongs.
After writing the entire series and directing “The Bourne Legacy,” Tony Gilroy knows how epic action scenes are built. Here, he shares his secrets.
You may recognize Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant from “Reno 911,” which they created and starred in. What you probably don’t know is that their movies have grossed over a billion dollars at the box office. Here, their tips for writing a movie that sells.
Riding along on a Lindblad/National Geographic expedition to the Arctic with photographer Rich Reid, writer Mona Gable was privy to a lesson in shooting Arctic wildlife. She shares it here.