28 – Creative Appropriation, Part 1

Daystar and Alexander discuss creative appropriation, aka “stealing,” and the philosophy and benefits behind it.

Co-hosted by Alexander Wales

With thanks to Tim Yarbrough for the Intro/Outro music, G.A.T.O Must Be Respected


Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Copyright: Forever Less One Day by CGP Grey

Time Stamps

01:03 How to not be original

11:10 Adding something new

16:01 Stealing details

22:10 The argument against copywrite

28:38 Artistic distinction for using


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