Red Riding Hood Remix
innovation through storytelling
Introductionyou
                                       & thank-




               The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH ed...
JasonTheodor.com
        you can call me jted




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Twetiquette
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Innovation & Storytelling
        they want to live happily ever after



                               How can a fairyta...
think y
                                                                     ou

                  The story you know


  ...
Charles Perrault
        Tales and Stories of the Past with Morals, 1697




                                       Perrau...
Bring that
food to your
 sick Gran.

               Ok
Can’t eat her
                     yet. Woodcutter
                          near by.
  Mmmm. Do I
smell a cake and a
  po...
Where are
                    you going?
   I’m bringing
 food to my sick
Gran who lives at
 1440 Treeside
       Cres.
I love slow
walks in the   Sucker.


    woods.
Is that you
    Red?
You’ll
make a good
 appetizer.
 xx
Come in.
Come in.
What big
teeth you
  have!
All the
better to end
  this thing.




                xx
Moral : Avoid Wolves




  the
Creative
Method
 and systems
definat
                                                                    ely

                  The story you know


   ...
Brothers Grimm
        Children’s and Household Tales, 1812




                        Grimm Mix


  the
Creative
Method
...
What’s
        that noise?

HELP!
That was
                         your last
                        meal, wolf!

    I don’t
like this ending
   as much. ...
You saved us!

Who’s going to help
 me clean up this                     You know it.
 bloody mess??
            xx
Now we can live
     happily ever after
          again!


                          Got anything
                        ...
omeone will  always bail
               Moral: S
                       of your stup id mistakes
               you out


...
taller

                        Tools to tell tales


               The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition
  the
Cr...
Creative Methods
        tools for telling taller tales



                             Numerology                       C...
Numerology
        addition, subtraction, multiplication, division



                      ‘Rithmatic M
                 ...
Numerology
        fun with numbers



                               Ask questions regarding scale & numbers
            ...
Subtraction Story
        what if there was no little red riding hood?

                               Starving wolf is li...
Granny Got A Gun
                               The last thing he sees as he turns and
                               fall...
Back in the Box
        make up some impossible rules



                                        Fail Wha le Mix




  the...
Back in the Box
Limitations can be liberating (eg 140 char max)




                 TheFairyMan
                 Wilhelm ...
Content on Content
        forcing stories through different lenses




                     Coloured Gl a sse s M i x
   ...
Spacebook
        Star Wars as seen through the facebook lens




               The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edit...
Little Read Info
        looking through the information design lens




  the
Creative
Method
 and systems
Creativity is just
                        connecting things.
                                                            ...
Synthesizing Connections
        creativity is connecting experiences to synthesize new things




               The Crea...
Streaming
        prequels and sequels

                                amaged Go ods Mix
                               D...
Stream of Consciousness
        let your mind wander



                               Use stream of consciousness to carr...
Red the Wolf Hunter
        that’s got a nice cold ring to it




  the
Creative
Method
 and systems
Cut Ups
        subtitle goes here




                             B eat Poe t Mix




  the
Creative
Method
 and systems
Ups
                                                                                      Cut ups were popu-
             ...
Burroughs Quotes
        he believed cut ups revealed true meaning behind text

                  “Consciousnes           ...
Other Cut Up Artists
        using imposed randomness to their advantage




               Kurt Cobain

                 ...
Title Little Hood Riding
  Red goes here
        subtitle goes here
           Red Riding Hood was hearing the big voice o...
Spoetry
                        In drawback wicker emblem, or by
                        rectify elasticity physiology,
  ...
Thru the Looking Glass
        role reversal




                        Super Bad Mix




  the
Creative
Method
 and syst...
Bad Red
        what if Red skips Gran’s house and runs away?




               The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edit...
Bad Red
        what if red is “the man”
        and the wolf is “common
        people”?




               The Creative ...
Noun Unknown
        little red what?




               The Ol’ S witcheroo Mix




  the
Creative
Method
 and systems
Noun Unknown
        pick on a person, place, or thing



                               Pick a crucial element of the sto...
Little Red Sweat Pants
        an avid jogaholic, Red beats Wolfie to Grans & locks him out




               The Creativ...
Little Red Inna Hood
        the forest is replaced by a concrete jungle, the wolf by a gang




               The Creati...
Leia Red Riding Hood
        is there anything Star Wars won’t sell out to?




               The Creative Method & Syste...
xx
w ish yo
                                                            u’d nev
                                             ...
Research & Development
        Uncovering a gruesome tale of cannibalism, lasciviousness & death




                   Di...
The False Grandmother
        this story makes the Grimm’s look downright cheery

                               Wolf some...
Mora l: Life is m essed up.
               Be prep ared to im provise.
  the
Creative
Method
 and systems
Challenge the
                   stories you know...
               [insert you              r project here]



          ...
…to create new ones


               The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition
  the
Creative
Method
 and systems
quick recap
Creative Methods
        tools for telling taller tales



                             Numerology            ...
thank-you


               The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition
  the
Creative
Method
 and systems
sli deshare.ne
                                                  t/jte d




               The Creative Method & Systems ...
@jte d
                                     jasontheo dor
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     ...
Credits
        wolves




                       "Running Wolf" (detail)                     "Wolf" (detail)             ...
Credits
        little red riding hood




                 "Little Red Riding Hood" (detail)   "Little Red Riding Hood" (...
Credits
        miscellaneous




                   "Basil’s Studio" (detail)      "Creativity is Subtraction" (detail)  ...
Credits
        more miscellaneous




                  "Ate Wolf Zoen Graffiti" (detail)       "The Mountain Three Wolf ...
Credits
        a few more miscellaneous




                     "The Woodcutter" (detail)          original source unkno...
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Red Riding Hood Remix is a primer for breaking out of a default story and finding 'tools for telling taller tales.' Creative methods are explored for innovating a 'story' (or project) by approaching it in different ways and from different perspectives using Jason Theodor's (unpatented) Creative Method and Systems.

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  1. 1. Red Riding Hood Remix innovation through storytelling
  2. 2. Introductionyou & thank- The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  3. 3. JasonTheodor.com you can call me jted { writer consultant creative director speaker teacher The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  4. 4. Twetiquette follow me on twitter and use hash tags (optional) @jted #CreaMS #lrrh The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  5. 5. Innovation & Storytelling they want to live happily ever after How can a fairytale help you become a better innovator? How can you re-imagine a simple plot (aka problem or goal) in ways you haven’t before. How can you break default and innovate new story lines using different creative methods? The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  6. 6. think y ou The story you know The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  7. 7. Charles Perrault Tales and Stories of the Past with Morals, 1697 Perrault Mix the Creative Method and systems
  8. 8. Bring that food to your sick Gran. Ok
  9. 9. Can’t eat her yet. Woodcutter near by. Mmmm. Do I smell a cake and a pot of butter?
  10. 10. Where are you going? I’m bringing food to my sick Gran who lives at 1440 Treeside Cres.
  11. 11. I love slow walks in the Sucker. woods.
  12. 12. Is that you Red?
  13. 13. You’ll make a good appetizer. xx
  14. 14. Come in. Come in.
  15. 15. What big teeth you have!
  16. 16. All the better to end this thing. xx
  17. 17. Moral : Avoid Wolves the Creative Method and systems
  18. 18. definat ely The story you know The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  19. 19. Brothers Grimm Children’s and Household Tales, 1812 Grimm Mix the Creative Method and systems
  20. 20. What’s that noise? HELP!
  21. 21. That was your last meal, wolf! I don’t like this ending as much. xx
  22. 22. You saved us! Who’s going to help me clean up this You know it. bloody mess?? xx
  23. 23. Now we can live happily ever after again! Got anything to eat? xx
  24. 24. omeone will always bail Moral: S of your stup id mistakes you out the Creative Method and systems
  25. 25. taller Tools to tell tales The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  26. 26. Creative Methods tools for telling taller tales Numerology Cut Ups Back in the Box Thru the Looking Glass Content on Content Noun Unknown Connect the Thoughts Research and Development Streaming The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  27. 27. Numerology addition, subtraction, multiplication, division ‘Rithmatic M ix the Creative Method and systems
  28. 28. Numerology fun with numbers Ask questions regarding scale & numbers Division: What if there was only one tree, not a forest? Multiplication: What if there was a pack of wolves? Addition: What if LRRH had a kid brother? Subtraction: What if LRRH didn’t exist? The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  29. 29. Subtraction Story what if there was no little red riding hood? Starving wolf is living in a shrinking habitat due to the relentless woodcutters. Driven to the edge of the forest, he scrounges in the suburbs for food. One day he is tearing through an old garbage bag to lick rotten egg shells when he feels a sharp pain The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  30. 30. Granny Got A Gun The last thing he sees as he turns and falls, is an old lady in a dowdy white nightgown holding a rifle. Get off my property! xx The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  31. 31. Back in the Box make up some impossible rules Fail Wha le Mix the Creative Method and systems
  32. 32. Back in the Box Limitations can be liberating (eg 140 char max) TheFairyMan Wilhelm Grimm
  33. 33. Content on Content forcing stories through different lenses Coloured Gl a sse s M i x Rose the Creative Method and systems
  34. 34. Spacebook Star Wars as seen through the facebook lens The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  35. 35. Little Read Info looking through the information design lens the Creative Method and systems
  36. 36. Connect the Thoughts fringe finding in fairytale land Fairly Odd Tales the Creative Method and systems
  37. 37. Creativity is just connecting things. — Steve Jobs The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  38. 38. Synthesizing Connections creativity is connecting experiences to synthesize new things The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  39. 39. Streaming prequels and sequels amaged Go ods Mix D the Creative Method and systems
  40. 40. Stream of Consciousness let your mind wander Use stream of consciousness to carry the story forward or backward Discuss prequel, sequel streams What happened before? What happened after? The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  41. 41. Red the Wolf Hunter that’s got a nice cold ring to it the Creative Method and systems
  42. 42. Cut Ups subtitle goes here B eat Poe t Mix the Creative Method and systems
  43. 43. Ups Cut ups were popu- larized by Naked Cut Lunch author William S.Burroughs. Take a few pages of writing (typed) and cut it into quarters Author or eighths. William S. Burroughs Often new words Tape it together and phrases are the rough spots. limited editing as poetry with then retype it to smooth out invented. The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  44. 44. Burroughs Quotes he believed cut ups revealed true meaning behind text “Consciousnes “You have seen a person cut in two by a car, bits and pieces of street signs and advertisements, is a cut up” reflections from shop windows — a montage of fragments.” “Every time you walk down the street or look out of the window, your stream of conciousness is cut by random factors.” The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  45. 45. Other Cut Up Artists using imposed randomness to their advantage Kurt Cobain David Bowie Thom Yorke the Creative Method and systems
  46. 46. Title Little Hood Riding Red goes here subtitle goes here Red Riding Hood was hearing the big voice of the wolf say, “wolf,” but there are various kinds of wolves. He had a cold, and was hoarse. He asked her, as Riding Hood took off her clothes and got into bed, now that it was dangerous to stay and talk; especially to a wolf. The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  47. 47. Spoetry In drawback wicker emblem, or by rectify elasticity physiology, his countless fever margarine as rugged that rhyme knitting secretarial realisation to pump speech, bespoke challenging clinical in no seventeen frontal as clan announce saline fiesta mischief cartography. The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  48. 48. Thru the Looking Glass role reversal Super Bad Mix the Creative Method and systems
  49. 49. Bad Red what if Red skips Gran’s house and runs away? The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  50. 50. Bad Red what if red is “the man” and the wolf is “common people”? The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  51. 51. Noun Unknown little red what? The Ol’ S witcheroo Mix the Creative Method and systems
  52. 52. Noun Unknown pick on a person, place, or thing Pick a crucial element of the story and replace it with something else How does the story need to change? The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  53. 53. Little Red Sweat Pants an avid jogaholic, Red beats Wolfie to Grans & locks him out The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  54. 54. Little Red Inna Hood the forest is replaced by a concrete jungle, the wolf by a gang The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  55. 55. Leia Red Riding Hood is there anything Star Wars won’t sell out to? The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  56. 56. xx
  57. 57. w ish yo u’d nev er The story you known The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  58. 58. Research & Development Uncovering a gruesome tale of cannibalism, lasciviousness & death Dig D eeper Mix the Creative Method and systems
  59. 59. The False Grandmother this story makes the Grimm’s look downright cheery Wolf sometimes played by ogre or werewolf Wolf leaves meat & blood for Red to eat (cannibalizes own grandmother) Wolf demands Red take off her clothes (often throwing them in the fire) and join him in bed In some variations, Red needs to defecate and is tied to a rope to go ‘do her business’. She gnaws thru rope and escapes naked into the forest The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  60. 60. Mora l: Life is m essed up. Be prep ared to im provise. the Creative Method and systems
  61. 61. Challenge the stories you know... [insert you r project here] The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  62. 62. …to create new ones The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  63. 63. quick recap Creative Methods tools for telling taller tales Numerology Cut Ups Back in the Box Thru the Looking Glass Content on Content Noun Unknown Connect the Thoughts Research and Development Streaming The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  64. 64. thank-you The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  65. 65. sli deshare.ne t/jte d The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  66. 66. @jte d jasontheo dor .co m The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  67. 67. Credits wolves "Running Wolf" (detail) "Wolf" (detail) "Black Wolf" (detail) 84x34” Woodcut print on stretched canvas 10x18" Woodcut print on paper Woodcut by Todd Sherman by Dennis McNett, 2009 Paul Roden & Valerie Lueth, 2007. "How to draw a cartoon wolf" (detail) "spirit of the wolf" (detail) "Eddie the Wolf" (detail) © How-to-draw-funny-cartoons.com 2010 by alicepopkorn on flickr by Eddie Hulbert The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  68. 68. Credits little red riding hood "Little Red Riding Hood" (detail) "Little Red Riding Hood" (detail) "Red Riding Hood" (detail) 889mm x 673mm Oil on canvas Shoe Ad for Melissa Plastic Dreams Ken Wong George Frederic Watts, 1890 Agency:BorghiErh/Lowe Illustration:Platinum "miss hood" (detail) "Little Red Riding Hood" (detail) "A Wolf with Progress & Poverty" (detail) by xstuntkidx on flickr Gustave Doré, 1863 Punch, 1884 (political cartoon on Henry George & the single tax movement) The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  69. 69. Credits miscellaneous "Basil’s Studio" (detail) "Creativity is Subtraction" (detail) "Garfield Minus Garfield" (detail) Heidi Celeghin by Austin Kleon by Dan Walsh & Jim Davis "Fail Whale" (detail) "Spacebook Facebook" (detail) "Spiral Galaxy NGC 300" (detail) by Yiying Lu by dullhunk on flickr by NASA Spitzer Space Telescope The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  70. 70. Credits more miscellaneous "Ate Wolf Zoen Graffiti" (detail) "The Mountain Three Wolf Moon Tee" "Little Red Riding Hood" (video) in New York City from TAGSAREKNOWN.com 10" x 18" Woodcut, Edition of 50 Length: 3:00 Music:Slagsmålsklubben Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth, 2007. Tomas Nilsson, 2009 "Early Spring" Little Red Riding Hood Finger Puppet Set "Little Red Riding Hood And Other Stories" by edamamepress on Etsy by claraclips on Etsy 1997, 30 minutes written & directed by David Kaplan The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems
  71. 71. Credits a few more miscellaneous "The Woodcutter" (detail) original source unknown original source unknown 34.9 x 50.5cm Watercolor over graphite Winslow Homer, Private collection The Creative Method & Systems — LRRH edition the Creative Method and systems

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