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We’re thrilled to announce that on Friday, July 9th Kickstarter and Rooftop Films will host the first annual Kickstarter Film Festival on the roof of the Old American Can Factory in Gowanus, Brooklyn. This enormous building: The festival will feature 90-plus minutes of footage from a…
With his party having won 6 of the City Council’s 15 seats, Mr. Gnarr needed a...– From the profile on Jon Gnarr, the newly elected mayor of REYKJAVIK, Iceland in today’s NYTimes Article that can be found here: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/26/world/europe/26iceland.html?src=me&ref=world
this song/video from wburg based band KEEPAWAY has been one of my songs of the summer. They are playing tomorrow at Brooklyn Bowl for the Northside Fest. If you’re in town you should definitely go check it out.
Thoughts on soccer
My own experience playing soccer began (and ended) in 8th grade when I spent one sports season on the winter soccer team. I had never played before due to my free time having been taken up by competitive figure skating (something which I’ve once again embraced in adulthood). In true nerd fashion I went to my local library and checked out a how-to manual on soccer (remember this was pre...
Surrealist experiment in writing
To escape from a hostile environment is an act of defiance. But to escape to a place that is known is an act of cowardice. Such an act is meant to bring oneself back in time which of course is a false ideal and a fantasy. A breakthrough today! My lack of will power is in fact a neediness that will never really be satisfied. There will always be the unattainable and ill always discover them,...
Breakbot - Baby I’m Yours (feat. Irfane) - HD (by Ed Banger Records) This video is great. I don’t even want to know how long it took to paint all 2000 images used in this music vid. Reminds me of Ben Dickinson’s most recent vid that he did for Chiddy Bang Also you can read a Q&A with the illustrator here: http://motionographer.com/theater/baby-im-yours-qa/
Ben Van Leeuwen: On Cinnamon (by jacob krupnick) This just made my day.
henry miller: sexiest man not alive
I like my men brutally opinionated, producers of art, wordsmiths and passionate about women. And so it may come as no surprise that one of the greatest joys of adulthood thus far has been reading Henry Miller’s early works. The winter of 2008 was spent bundled up on the couch of my 4th floor walkup apartment on Grand and 6th Avenue reading Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn and then his...