Category Archives: Arts

How to review a show – a manifesto ver 0.2*

NOTE: This is a manifesto-in-progress. It’s not righteous or applicable to everyone. It’s just something I’m working on for myself, to help me (as an artist) better process what I see others creating and to avoid what, to me, are nigh-inescapable eddies of snark, condescension, bitterness, and posturing that come from discussing art. Enjoy, steal, [...]

a metaphor for my morning

(via 3eanuts*) * 3eanuts removes the final (4th) panel of Peanuts comic strips to reveal the existential beauty/horror of Charles Schulz’s masterworks.

Should’ve put a Rodin on it

(via The High Definite)

Haikus #1009-1013

Here are some haikus (or just haiku?) I wrote at our Falling rehearsal the other night. We had 10 minutes to write 5 poems. The titles are the prompts we made and drew at random. Pancakes Waffle House: wrong name. I mostly order pancakes. Yummy misnomer! shine a light into the cave Spelunkers know it. [...]


Erica showed me this fantastic video last night by Italian artist Adriano Celentano. Celentano composed the song of pure gibberish in 1972, and it’s going into constant rotation in my head now. (There, I just made a little heart with my hands… in my mind.) (see also: chacarron)

Gorg is fairly intense.

Taken at 2nd Ave F station.

Twitter Plays, part CVIII

NOTE: Because of ongoing difficulties with the NY Neo-Futurist blog software, we’re posting this weeks’ Twitterplays here on @happierman’s website. Sorry for the delay. And now… It’s Twitter Plays CVIII! This week’s assignment was to write a 1-tweet play that takes place in a CASTLE. Here are your plays, starting with @sgnp‘s emotionally complex history [...]

Interview with Greg Allen on the creation of the Neo-Futurists

(source: PopMatters)

The Hunter And The Swan Discuss Their Meeting

My friends Lauren and Brendan are in this really excellent short film (official 2011 Sundance selection!) Find 8 minutes and watch it, even though they edited out the nudity for YouTube. It’s great.

Big news on the Time Traveler show

So, Joseph Fink and I finally set some dates for our two-man show “What the Time Traveler Will Have Told Our Alternate Selves.” It’ll be August 4 – 13. I don’t know if I can announce location yet, so I’ll just say New York. We’re both excited and still very proud of the script we’ve [...]




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