Month: September 2013

Juggling Holsteins

It’s been just about long enough that I’ve recovered the energy to do a show again, and one of my favorite local directors is directing something that seems fun and has several roles I think I’d enjoy trying on, so Sunday and Monday I signed up and lined up for Manatee Players’ cattle call auditions. …

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Phone-y Fiddling

Inspired a lot by these minimalist super-icon iPhone wallpapers, and the fact that my old wallpaper and lock screen didn’t play as nice with iOS 7, I started playing at trying to make some Power Pack symbol wallpapers. So far, I’ve managed to do the boys: Gee is all square edges, of course, so he …

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Now Hear This

I’ve been wanting to watch this TED talk since I saw the link on Upworthy, but only recently had the time to spare. I’ve been fascinated by hearing voices and schizophrenia for a while (part of the metaphor of Crowd over in Spotlight is a more literal conglomeration of voices, to use the most recent …

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Icebergs, Trees, and Art

via the Concept Co-Op Twitter feed, I ran across this article on pay expectations for artists. Specifically, the author (an artist who goes by Daarken) takes on what’s apparently a quite common offer for one-off corporate illustrations: $100.00. It seems like a nice little sum, until Daarken does a bit more breaking down: Minimum wage …

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Choosing Sides

Via a reprint of one of the stories on Upworthy (link NSFW), I’m quite curious about the Anything That Loves anthology, which promises to “explore the wild and wonderful uncharted territory between ‘gay’ and ‘straight.’” The comic on Upworthy, for example, is about a gay may who finds he’s been repeatedly attracted to trans men, …

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