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March 30, 2007

a big fish opens up his mouth

the popular screenwriter John August runs an excellent blog in which he answers a multitude of questions about writing and the creative life :: some of the writing veers toward the technical, but much of it is a rare and personal view into the craft of writing movies :: johnaugust.com

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a nice distraction

daily photo posts of Sam Javanrouh :: very straightforward and simple, like good bread.

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March 29, 2007

when public servants have a sense of humor

i was sent this exchange between a guy who complained about a burst water main, and the city official who replied.

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March 28, 2007

blah blah

twittervision :: watch dull chatter from around the world. we are united in boredom.

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March 27, 2007

awful

Death threats against bloggers are NOT "protected speech" (why I cancelled my ETech presentations) :: an ugly story :: warning - quite disturbing and graphic.

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March 26, 2007

wish i could see them a bit bigger

Eddie Breen brings us "piggyback art", in which he completes other people's paintings that he deems incomplete. :: he's been busy. :: the thumbnails are in paired grouping... unlike the preview when you get to the page you'll have to step forward to see the befores and afters. :: his blog explains each piece. (thanks knittyotter)

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March 25, 2007

stumpy the collaborative music video

in response to show episode where I made up a bedtime story about a four legged duck named stumpy, members of the ORG reworked the text, set it to verse, collaborated on illustrations, and created a music video :: YouTube - stumpy :: great job! :: i'm gonna take a stab at creating a little video storybook out of the images and original text as well... coming soon.

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March 23, 2007

not so giant...but potent

GameDrift - Technology and Gaming Combined - Articles - 22 Month Old Baby Rocks at Wii Sports :: Armageddon

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March 22, 2007

roto beauty

Year of the Fish (2007) ::Trailer :: directed by David Kaplan whose short "Little Red Riding Hood" is a gem.

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There was a big sex.

The Wisdom of Children: Humor: The New Yorker :: the first section in particular is wonderful.

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March 20, 2007

slowly

i'll be working on the archive and documentation of the show over the coming weeks :: just put together a page for :: the show with zefrank :: popular shows

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appreciation

thanks very much to sixapart for their kind words.

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March 15, 2007

what youtube was made fer

Grizzly bear - The Knife :: lovely little moment :: and here is a snippet of the same song performed on stage

and another little gem

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March 8, 2007

jo co rulez

special thanks to jonathan coulton for his help on this

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March 7, 2007

not sure why this hits me

sorry but you'll have to be a member of the ORG to see this :: COFFEE

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this made me laugh

James Howard Young has set the lyrics of some of my little tunes from the show to Bach chorale melodies :: Chorales from Ze Frank Songs

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March 3, 2007

the unfortunate

City Insane Asylum. Record of Patients :: New Orleans in the late 1800s :: haunting read

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