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Here in Kekionga we’re big fans of that great gospel flavored rhythm and blues band from Alabama, St.Paul and the Broken Bones. When they played the Manitou this fall, they pretty much blew the roof of the place. Took this … Continue reading
No, we’re not talking about film here. No Instamatics or Polaroids, not even a box Brownie. No, we’re talking daguerreotypes, a marvelously complex system for making a photographic positive on a mirror polished metal plate. The year is 1848. The … Continue reading
Don Moyers is an artist working in an esoteric but delightful medium found somewhere where comics meets ceramics. Or where cheesy science fiction/pop culture tropes meet traditional Chinese export art, if you are thinking thematically. Whatever it is, his “Calamityware” … Continue reading
It’s one of those small but dramatic events in the life of a natural media writer or artist– the end of one notebook and the beginning of another. Since high school I’d tried periodically to keep a proper notebook, and … Continue reading
The “Little Maudie” pages of Sluddle are proving to be far more difficult to lay out than I expected– I had proper little scribble breakdowns, I promise you that, but they are now in the recycler because they did not … Continue reading
Just a link today but it’s pretty nearly the best link ever (!) for anyone who is interested in storytelling. If you write stories, or if you enjoy reading/watching/looking at stories written by others, visit the Periodic Table of Storytelling, … Continue reading
“A friendly desert community, where the sun is hot, the moon is beautiful, and mysterious lights pass overhead while we all pretend to sleep. Welcome to Night Vale.” If you hear these words being read aloud in your head in … Continue reading
Recommended reading: this essay by Wolfie that begins as an appreciation of a classic television program, and ends up in deeper historical waters. Definitely something I wish I had thought of myself, which of course is a writer’s highest compliment. … Continue reading
This is going to be a short (or shortish) review, and you won’t find any spoilers under any cuts. The World’s End, more than any other movie I’ve seen in a long time, is a story that needs to be … Continue reading