Here’s a preview of Many Rivers to Cross: The African Americans on PBS. The first episode of the series airs October 22nd.
This is an amazing animation by Robin Frohardt. I mentioned this a while back as it was part of a Puppet Festival I made drawings of in Brooklyn. Robin’s animation is a three minute trailer for an imagined film inspired by the great stories and difficulties of the production of Werner Herzog’s original Fitzcarraldo. The […]
“On a given day, a given circumstance, you think you have a limit. And you then go for this limit and you touch this limit, and you think, ‘Okay, this is the limit’. And so you touch this limit, something happens and you suddenly can go a little bit further. With your mind power, your […]
“Getting out of your chair at home to experience something in the real world has started to become a rare occurrence, and to a lot of people, an unnecessary one… There’s no romance in a mouse click.”- Jack White. Here’s more from his commentary: Years ago someone told me that 1,200 high school kids were […]
Making music is always fun. Making a record is even better. And by record, I mean a beautifully packaged and warm toned music recording on vinyl. I’m headin’ over to Third Man Records in Nashville to try out their refurbished 1947 voice-o-graph machine. It’s “the only working vinyl record recording booth open to the public […]
Good stuff from actress and Neuroscientist Mayim Bialik talking about being multifaceted. “You can be as passionate and in love with science as you can be about literature or art.” “I don’t think there’s anything particularly spectacular about me that I have both acting interest and science interest. To me that’s just who I am.”
“Most inventors and engineers I’ve met are like me — they’re shy and they live in their heads. They’re almost like artists. In fact, the very best of them are artists. And artists work best alone — best outside of corporate environments, best where they can control an invention’s design without a lot of other […]