Happily never after | Curio

Happily never after

15 mins | May 28, 2017

Curious conversations: how digital storytelling may be reviving the ancient art of gossip. Songs, books, movies, plays, podcasts... why do we endlessly seek out new stories? This week we're curating articles that explore this cultural and social phenomenon to try and understand it. Storytelling is one of the oldest narrative forms. But now, with technology, we have entered a digital age of storytelling. Katherine May writing in Aeon Magazine explores how digital storytelling may be reviving the ancient art of gossip – through messy plots, audience participation and uncertain endings.

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From Aeon magazine