When Outlaws are Innovators: Henry Jenkins Interviews Jonathan Taplin
After a remarkable career in music (road manager of Bob Dylan and The Band) and as a film producer (Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets and The Last Waltz), Jonathan Taplin has continued to explore new frontiers in entertainment. Lately (as a Professor) Jonathan Taplin's searching mind has been engaged as director of the Annenberg Innovation Lab at USC. On Oct. 31st and Nov. 1, 2011 another noted educator, Professor Henry Jenkins, posted an interview with Prof. Taplin that ranged over a number of topics of interest to New World storytellers. If you're interested in how these experts see popular arts evolving, the future of music, and their thoughts on the late Steve Jobs - follow these links to the first and second part of their discussion.