Hey, St Louis, MO! I'm headed your way, for the kick-off of the tour for my latest YA novel, Pirate Cinema. I'll be at the St. Louis County Library on Tuesday, October 2 at 7PM for an event hosted by Left Bank Books. There are 18 (!) cities on this tour, so be sure and check out the whole schedule. Next on the itinerary: Menlo Park, San Francisco, Berkeley, Pasadena, Redondo Beach — then back across the country to Lansing, MI, and then Chicagoland, New York, DC-area, Edmonton, Vancouver, Seattle, Toronto, and, finally, Boston. I hope to see you (and tell your friends!).
We here at Boing Boing have long been fans of the Codex Seraphinianus, a mysterious surrealist cypher manuscript that first appeared in print in the early 1980s. We first covered it in The Happy Mutant Handbook and have been marveling at it ever since. The book is a faux cypher manuscript modeled after works like… READ THE REST
If you lived in New York sometime between the 1940s and 60s, you may have walked past the legendary Moondog, also known as "The Viking of 6th Avenue. In this video, you can learn about the life of Moondog, born Louis Thomas Hardin (May 26, 1916 – September 8, 1999). Moondog was an American musician,… READ THE REST
It's been more than a decade since the original 8-Bit Trip, but Rymdreglage hasn't been sleeping. Hello, finally, we are done with this video, we have been working on it for around 9 years (not full time). We hope you enjoy it. READ THE REST
Whether we want to admit it or not, 2021 has presented truly fruitful for viruses, both of the biological and technological variety. Sure, most of the time hacks and breaches are usually on a larger scale, but they can still find you on an individual level. Whether writing code, online shopping, or doing work, chances… READ THE REST
From shelves that can't manage to stay level to weeds that grow faster than your beard, there are lots of things to tend to around the house these days. And if your tool arsenal is looking a little sparse, GardenJoy has some great tools that can really save the day. In fact, here are five… READ THE REST
Studies show that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of many who might not have had such problems before, and it's hardly surprising given the plight New York City experienced throughout 2020. After living through such a tense time when it was rare that we could even leave our houses, New Yorkers may… READ THE REST