On any given day we’re lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to
detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer,
author of Liespotting, shows the manners and “hotspots” used by those
trained to recognize deception – and she argues honesty is a value
Sometimes politicians just aren’t that funny. That’s a lesson Seth Meyers, host of Late Night, has learned covering the campaigns from the his vantage point — comedy.
The current presidential campaign is the butt of many of his jokes these days — “so many butts, there are so many butts in this campaign,” Meyers quipped to David Greene, host of NPR’s Morning Edition.
But interviews with political guests themselves can be harder to make entertaining: “I don’t want to put that all on the politician. I’m fairly new at this as well, and certainly get the least amount of reps with a political guest,” he said.
Triumphs Over Trauma: The Scar Prints of Ted Meyer
At the Brewery Art Walk, Ted Meyer’s series “Scarred for Life”, is one that always draws a crowd. His images of the scars, the people who have them, and their stories, are fascinating. The video above shows his process and his personal connection to the subject. It also focuses on one of his models, an Iraq war veteran, who shares his experience dealing with his own scars.