Karl Blau’s music may sometimes feel off the cuff, but that cuff is the cuff of a genius. Absolutely genuine, unselfconscious, and nothing if not inventive, he weaves psychedelically across a breathtaking stylistic breadth. [audio:http://www.thankscaptainobvious.net/mp3/Karl%20Blau%20-%20Celebrate%20By%20Singing.mp3]
Business models like this bring a small ray of hope to our environmentally-challenged species. In.gredients is set to be the first ‘package-free, zero-waste grocery store‘, due to open in Austin later this year. Here’s hoping this trend catches on in a big way.
I’ve admired the work of Clyde Peterson: be it as a musician, filmmaker, animator, or writer of brilliant comics, for many years now. Here’s one recent, awesome as always example. Perhaps it will make an admirer out of you, too.
A three hour long subtitled Japanese film involving just two characters for all but, say, ten minutes of its running time may not be everyone’s idea of a good time.
Eroyn Franklin is a Seattle-based artist whose ability to craft haunting images is matched only by her ability to cut paper. Yes, her astonishing graphic novel Another Glorious Day at the Nothing Factory is illustrated entirely via paper cut-outs!