Year: 2011

Fun mail drop-off boxes

I would like to make a goal to always have pre-stamped postcards with me at all times. If i come across a cool-looking mail drop-off box, I can use that box. And then I could take a photo of that drop-off box with my phone, and immediately mail a photo of the mailbox to the …

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Seven artists who inspired me at Chicago’s One of a Kind Show

Do you know about the “One of a Kind” annual show at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago? I never heard of it, yet this is its 11th year running. Maybe I never heard of it, because I’m always going to the Renegade Craft Fair at the same time. There couldn’t be more of a contrast …

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Social and economic influences on the future of theatre

The future of theatre is a paper my friend John is writing. This 5th question was very interesting: 5. Is there any social and/or economic politics that can effect or affect the future of building stages and theatre architecture? Here’s my response: In our age, fear is ruling the day with our economics. Less funding …

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What is your opinion and thoughts on the future of Stage Design in America?

My friend John interviewed me for a paper he’s writing on the future of the theatre. One of the questions he asked was: What is your opinion and thoughts on the future of Stage Design in America? When you close your eyes and read newspapers or talk to other peers and professors or professionals, what …

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New word: CRZAY

Word: CRZAY Definition: When something is beyond crazy. You can’t even get yourself to say crazy the normal way, you end up saying CRZAY. Example: Person 1: This donut is so CRZAY. Person 2: You mean crazy? Person 1: Did you hear what I just said? I said CRZAY. Tags: ape, batty, berserk, bonkers, cuckoo, …

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Spongebob physics

I like seeing this in my firefox google search bar.

Hard to spell words

Are there any words you find hard to spell? Here’s my collection of tweets over the past few years that shares my difficult words: “rubbage” is actually spelled “rubbish?” #learningtospell I tend to spell simplier instead of simpler, which is ironic, because I’m making the word more complex. #learningtospell simplest? wow. i thought it was …

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Video self-portraits by teens in the MCA’s Creative Agency.

The Museum of Contemporary Art is working with 17 teen artists to make self-portrait videos. Give them a look. They are interesting. Alejandro: I’d like to hear more of Alejandro’s interviews with MCA visitors. Alexis: Interesting piece asking strangers who she is. Seeing that she’s a photographer, I’d like to see people give her the …

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Urban squid seen in Chicago

My photo is featured on the homepage gapersblock.com today (archive in Rearview). This caution tape was flapping around so fast, it was like a squid swimming in water. It really did! You ever see squids swim? Their legs flap around in a sort of synchronized motion. And that’s what this caution tape totally looked like. …

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