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Writer of poetry, drama, and short fiction; Actor; Critic, Editor, Nerd
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  • The Factory
    present
    CLICKBAIT: A New Play, coming this September to NYC
  • Hunter Theatre Company
    2013 - 2014
  • The Olivetree Review
    Editor-in-Chief, 2011 - 2012
  • Impose Magazine
    Managing Editor, 2006 - 2008
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New York City-based writer, editor, and theatre artist. Has had fiction and poetry in places like Rattle, Strange Horizons, Fence Magazine, Bat City Review, Anti, 2River View, Tinfoildresses, Right Hand Pointing, the Cortland Review and the anthology Only The Sea Keeps, as well as music and movie reviews for places like Impose Magazine and JustPressPlay. Performed with The Factory, Tin Lilly productions, Red Leaf, and the Hunter Theatre Company. Blogs like a duck. Keeps a website of sundries at http://davidmdeleon.com

Coming to the stage September 2014, CLICKBAIT, a new play about sex, suicide, and cell phones.
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#NYC: Like #theater? Like your smartphone? Always wished you could be on your smartphone through a theater show? NOW YOU CAN. Buy your tickets to off-off-Broadway's exploration of love and life in the internet age: CLICKBAIT.
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After I recommended My Struggle to a friend, she texted, “What if a woman wrote it?” I wrote back, “or an American?” and I began to wonder what would happen if the literary sensation were written not by the handsome Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard but by Carla Olivia Krauss...
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Emily Brontë beats her dog, and why it's kind of awesome.
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Using clear, non-judgmental illustrations, this Japanese poster explains straight, gay, bisexual, and asexual identities to young children.
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"It wasn’t until 2014 that Google truly achieved a simple home page, even simpler than what it looked like when it first launched. It took 15 years in the making of a company to achieve this level of simplicity, and certainly not because of lack of will or talent. "
 
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One of the best design articles I've ever read.

I found this post thanks to +Bradley Horowitz and +Bernd Rubel. I can honestly say it's one of the best articles on design I've ever read. In fact, I may make it mandatory reading for all my future potential clients. lol!

The author, +Irene Au (former head of Design for +Google) explains the importance, power, and pillars of design in a way that will make sense to anyone. If you're a CEO, you need to read this more than anyone else. 

She also gives some powerful examples of how design and #branding  go hand-in-hand (one of my favorite subjects). 

Seriously, stop reading me ramble about how good this thing is and just go read it! You'll thank me!

#design   #creativity  
What CEOs should know about design
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If only they knew how we agonize over those nuances.  ;)


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CLICKBAIT, a new play by myself and Esther Ko, is coming along so nicely. There's so much new stuff to tell everyone about, so check out our new promo video!

Tickets are on sale for the September 4-14th run at http://clickbaitplay.brownpapertickets.com

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/clickbait-an-immersive-theatre-experience/x/6841359

#theatre   #nyc   #theatershows   #theater  
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Our next poet laureate: that guy you accidentally read once while looking for James Wright.

'“I’m very honored and flattered to be picked, but also somewhat confused,” Mr. Wright said in a softly accented voice.'

You and me both, friend.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/12/books/charles-wright-named-americas-poet-laureate.html #poetry  
Mr. Wright’s work fuses the legacy of European modernism with mystical evocations of the landscape of the American South.
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Tuesday morning, I logged into a chat room full of refugees of the since shuttered PUAHate forum once frequented by University of California-Santa Barbara shooter Elliott Rodger. And I stayed there, silently watching them, for 8 hours. Here's what I learned.
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Polish artist Pawel Kuczynski has worked in satirical illustration since 2004, specializing in thought-provoking images that make his audience question…
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Surprisingly sad take on Peggy. 
As Mad Men 's most important character turned 30 this week, she's become the poster girl for making difficult life choices.
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I hadn't realized there was so much audio of Gwendolyn MacEwen on the internet. A wrongfully ignored poet. 

"O my barbarians
we will consume our mysteries"

- See more at: http://www.poetryinvoice.com/poems/breakfast-barbarians#sthash.SUnAUR0c.dpuf

A Breakfast for Barbarians - by Gwendolyn MacEwen

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