Oil: it runs your car, it makes men rich, and it starts wars. But sometimes the effect it has on small communities is the most provocative. After reading a bevy of contradictory media coverage of the current oil boom in North Dakota, my friend Skyler Swezy and I decided to head out to the prairie […]
Jay Earl Miller is a tall drink of water hailing from Fargo, North Dakota, and works for the independent weekly High Plains Reader. He scours the North Dakota prairie in search of interesting and ironic compositions.
Don Hertzfeld is a talented young animator who graced this year’s Fargo Film Festival. Not only did his 23 minute animated film, It’s Such a Beautiful Day, win him an award for best director, he’s also won awards at festivals in Montreal and Australia. He uses a traditional antique 35mm animation stand (one of the […]