Category Archives: Arts

Twitter plays, part CV

NOTE: Because of 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 CV! This week’s assignment was to write a 1-tweet play that features some form of EXERCISE EQUIPMENT or MACHINE. Here are your plays, starting with @littlebirdwords‘s ode [...]

Cyclotrope

I suppose this is like the ceiling fan effect, when at a certain point it appears to be going backwards slowly on film. I have only a vague comprehension of the science. Whatever, it’s fantastic. The Cyclotrope from tim Wheatley on Vimeo. (link via LikeCool; created by Tim Wheatley)

Nature is beautiful, scary as shit.

This slow-winding dust-devil shapes itself from plastic sheets covering the crop rows. Give it its 4+ minutes. It’s a pretty nice dance. (link via BoingBoing)

How to review a show – a manifesto ver 0.1

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 anything from downtown [...]

Waiting for Godot: the video game…

A classic theaternerd joke finally realized. (link via: Urlesque, source: Vectorbelly)

George Watzky is (obviously) pretty awesome

Slam poet George Watzky raps fast and good (well?). He’s got such an ease and charm on screen. For someone with such virtuosic talents, he lacks the pretension & braggadocio I usually associate with self-produced rappers. Also dig that cat, man. I first heard of Watzky via the IndieFeed: Performance Poetry podcast, when host Mongo [...]

Hey! That’s me. And I’m in the new FAB Cafe!

My friend Anton took a bunch of great pictures from the official opening night (Wed 1/12) of the Cafe, which is on E 4th St between 2nd Ave & Bowery. Here’s me and the Jillian (click the image for more photos of other people & of the lovely artwork that we’re staring at):

Hark! A Vagrant – Nancy Drew

I’ve only recently heard of Kate Beaton and her awesome comic Hark! A Vagrant. It’s great. Add this to your RSS feed. I particularly enjoyed last week’s Nancy Drew re-imaginings…

Corrected Huck Finn comic book

Click for larger (via Boing Boing)

Beat: a curious über-short

(via Like Cool; video by Graham Annable)

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