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Making Zines is Important

On twitter today it seemed like everyone I follow was talking about making zines (or ‘zines short for fanzine or magazine depending how you feel about it). I…

Maps to Adventure: You Are Swept Into Eternity

If you were a kid in a Western country in the 1980s who was at all interested in reading, chances are your parents and teachers tried to encourage…

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President Obama on Storytelling

President Obama had a long talk with The New York Times, and they spoke at length about his love of writing, reading, and the importance of storytelling. Obama,…

The Wrestling Queen Vs. The Daughter of Darkness

  This past year, I became interested in the careers of two women wrestlers, Vivian and Luna Vachon–members of the famous Canadian wrestling dynasty that started with “Mad…

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Wrestling with the Voting Public

`I’ve been thinking a lot about the presidential election, and what I believe nearly everyone missed about the Trump campaign method. Trump presented himself as a laughable candidate to…

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The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

I’m not a Tarzan fan by any stretch (though I do love a lot of old pulp characters) and I haven’t seen the new film, but I have…

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Influences, Part 2: Bob Elliott, Magical Realism & Hiding Your Hand

Following up on my post about David Bowie In 1946 radio broadcaster Bob Elliott teamed up with Ray Goulding, and for the next five decades the duo crafted…

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Influences Part 1: David Bowie, Cut-up Writing

No matter what genre of music, film, or art you like, the number artists and creative celebrities passing since the start of 2016 has been staggering. Putting the…

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Storytelling: Richard Linklater (via Fast Company)

One of my favorite movies is Waking Life directed and written by Richard Linklater, and constructed with the help of dozens of animators via Rotoscoping.  Like most of…

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Color Atlas

In thinking about making art more these days, I realize I have not thought about color in a serious manner for a very long time. This work by…