Happy mutants Andy Cowitt and Michael Wertz have collaborated on a song that tells the story of Golden Gate Park — San Francisco's three-mile-long stretch of man-made natural space — from its sandy start to "skaters on streets." It was created to coincide with the park's 150th anniversary (Saturday, April 4!) — Read the rest
Because of the dumpster fire that is 2020, there is no IRL Black Rock City this summer. But there is Burning Man Multiverse and Burn Week is nigh, people. It starts August 30 and goes through September 6.
After ten years of making and sending custom tiny mail for people via her online transcription service, Postmaster/artist Lea Redmond is dreaming big. She is currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter to bring a magical brick-and-mortarWorld's Smallest Post Service to a vintage storefront in downtown Oakland. — Read the rest
You might remember that when I'm not blogging for Boing Boing, I can usually be found at my other gig — Children's Fairyland. Of course, the Oakland, California kiddie theme park is closed now and will be until it's safe to reopen. — Read the rest
You don't want to miss the technicolor "rainbow of love" that is Verasphere: A Love Story In Costume. This new KQED Truly CA short documentary film made me smile, laugh, tear up, and want to pull out my glue gun and start making costumes again, all in the span of 20 minutes. — Read the rest
I realized that I promised you some stocking stockers for December, but then it occurred to me: why not just approach the whole thing Tom Sawyer-style, and get a few tastemakers from around the industry to help paint this year end fence by picking their top five books for 2012. — Read the rest