This show always seemed to be playing on the local PBS affiliate when I was a kid. It's oddly hypnotic. The quiet tone and gentle cadence of Bob's voice, the rhythmic whakkity-wak of the brush on the easel, that giant palette, and most of all, the 'fro.Link
Sweet Fancy Moses, what a 'fro. It's something to which all great artists should aspire, I think.
Jim Rosenberg says: Bob Ross Lives - in a Virginia office park. As a freelance reporter for Marketplace in 2003, I profiled Bob Ross Inc., which is housed in an office park near Dulles Airport, outside Washington. "Most people don't know Bob is dead," says one of the owners. Page link for the broadcast. Listen to the full piece (it's damn funny).
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects