This Saturday “Boxcar Fair,” the puppetry piece previewed in the Kickstarter project video above, will premiere at a studio space in Atlanta. I find the work and its inspiration to be very moving; it’s one of my favorite projects. Though the piece itself is very short, I’ve decided to fly down to Atlanta on Saturday to see it. I have a feeling the six-hour round-trip...
Occupying Washington Square
At 11pm on Saturday night 300 people were gathered in the fountain bowl in New York’s Washington Square Park. Half the crowd (myself included) sat cross-legged in the bowl floor while the rest stood on the rim above. The group had gathered after the day’s Occupy Wall Street rally in Times Square and it was debating whether to extend the occupation of the Liberty Square location to...
Martin Gilens, a political scientist at Princeton University, has been...– “Notes on Income Inequality” — Ezra Klein
Last week brought an additional milestone: Kickstarter backers have now pledged...– stuff like this makes me very happy One Million Backers » The Kickstarter Blog — Kickstarter (via fred-wilson)
People are informed today. People are online. People in Kansas do yoga, you...– Brendan Burke, “a tall, tattooed truck driver with a degree from NYU and The New School” (Esquire) (via soupsoup)