- I’m done with WATCH shows for the year. No more driving until January!
Anderson, Heart of a Dog
“When L died, our teacher said, Every time you think of her, give something away, or, do something kind. And I said, Then I’d be giving things away non-stop. And he said, So?”
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Barbara Harris, owner of the closing moments of Nashville, has taken her last bow. ᔥ ArtsJournal
Always good advice: from Elisabeth Sherman with the Whitney: So, if you have a… negative gut reaction, one of defensiveness or fear or anxiety or rejection, maybe try to move past that and see what’s available afterwards. ᔥ kottke.org
Confronting a repressive regime, with satirical puppets.
Washington’s National Theater quite recently gave up its rope-and-sandbags rigging system: it was one of the last of the “hemp houses.” Rebecca Cooper has the story for Washington Business Journal, and there is good video about the transition to the … Continue reading
A message of hope from Vi Hart.
Dan Hurlin, who created the amazing Disfarmer, in preparation of a suite of Futurist plays by Fortunato Depero, Demolishing Everything with Amazing Speed.
Don’t go up that green ramp, #1115! The first of Metro’s 1000-series cars is taken out of service, to live on a nice farm.
To sweeten a Blue Saturday, Orkestra Obsolete plays New Order’s “Blue Monday” using only instruments and technology available in the 1930s. ᔥ kottke.org and @tcarmody
Emily Graslie talks to Robb Telfer about his work to conserve Illinois’s only endemic flowering plant, Kankakee Mallow (Iliamna remota), to Langham Island in the Kankakee River.1 1 USDA PLANTS lists I. remota as a synonym for the more widely … Continue reading
Lee, Randi, and Charlie, meet Frank Oglesby, voice of the MBTA.
Featuring (now) full-time colleagues Alex and Maanvi. And check out the cameo by Stacey at 1:39.
Chris Ware, Ira Glass, Nico Muhly, and John Kuramoto, d.b.a. “Phoobis,” create an animated cover for this week’s issue of The New Yorker. Guest-starring a former Secretary of State. ᔥ kottke.org
This showed up on VH-1 this morning. It’s easily the dullest, lamest video that the 80s has to offer.
If your cellphone rings in the middle of a John Cage concert, Paolo Angeli knows what to do with it: he’ll fine some way to wedge it into his baritone guitar. A musicologist’s wet dream.