: a burlesque tribute to "The Big Lebowski" by Corvette LeFace (potentially NSFW). She'll be among the performers at a nerdy stage show taking place tomorrow, Fri. July 12, in Washington DC. Host Jeff Simmermon tells Boing Boing,
‘And I Am Not Lying’ is roaring back into Washington, DC and cock-rocking the NPR crowd at The Black Cat on Friday, July 12th, at 9PM.
This show is going to leave a smoldering crater on 14th St NW, featuring a Game of Thrones burlesque act by Corvette LeFace, comedy/storytelling from This American Life alums Dave Hill and Jeff Simmermon, Afro-Brazilian drumming by Batala and more stories from Brad Lawrence and Cyndi Freeman, plus a special visit from NYC burlesque queen Cherry Pitz.
Seating will be limited, so you’ll want to get a ticket in advance and get there early if you want to sit down.
You can see a poster and video of all the performers, get more info here.
Get tickets here.
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]
CEO Dick Costolo will resign, to be replaced in the interim by Jack Dorsey
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