South Korea public art: Public art rubs Seoul the... →
When public art goes bad!
KCRW Exclusive: Neko Case Nick Cave Duet on... →
Neko Case and Nick Cave cover the Zombies. Gimmicky, but not unenjoyable.
the echo and echoplex » Saturday 07.09.11:... →
Free concert alert.
REVEL: Call for Participation →
Hi Internet! I’m working on an awesome social media project that places an emphasis on community engagement, art in public spaces, greener living and more. You should get involved. Check it out! CALL FOR PARTICIPATION ( download at: http://getrevel.com/cfp.pdf ) Revel is seeking creatives to envision challenges for people to do with friends and strangers in public places. Revel is a...
What the **** Cricket Is by Giles Turnbull - The... →
Cricket is my new favorite sport! We are starting a Los Angeles league, specifically a league for nerds who can’t hit hard and don’t like to run.
How to Get Out of the Most Common Kinds of Trouble... →
How to deal with tickets, blemishes on your credit report and more.
When I was 23, I lived in a third floor walk-up where we had to throw the keys...– What I Was Doing When I Was 23 « Thought Catalog Really nice, albeit self-indulgent writing. I was 23 two whole summers ago (I know, I know), and it feels great to think about what’s happened between now and then. I hereby condone this unwarranted nostalgia!
Another excellent part of E3 was hanging out with Ste Curran, one of the folks behind Chime, a really lovely music game. Aside from receiving an 85% Metacritic score and an 8.5/10 from IGN, Chime features some truly excellent music from Sabrepulse. It’s definitely one of my favorites to play. If you can’t afford a summer vacation this year, you should probably just buy Chime instead....
One Life Left →
Sorry for being gone for most of last week, Internet! I was at E3, witnessing the obscene phantasmagoria that is the mainstream videogame industry. I did, however, see some lovely friends and some awesome games. In the next few days, I’ll be posting links to some of my favorite game related projects and people, the first of which is One Life Left, a videogame podcast that isn’t too...
Drench - the world's simplest flash game →
File under: distractions, amusements.
Rhizome | Announce: Critical Information: Mapping... →
I’m submitting to this conference. Maybe you should too!
The Fluxus Performance Workbook →
When people think about vidoegames as art, they often identify the graphics, or maybe even the music as the art-y parts. While that’s all totally legitimate, there’s actually a rich history of practices in which experience (and not an object or appearance) is meant to be artful. Fluxus scores (activity instructions) are a great example of this. Click through to see what I mean!
The top 5 regrets people have on their deathbeds -... →
Kind of heavy. Kind of important. (Sidenote: I like this site’s design!)