Chicago-based writer, editor, father, son and uncle. My interests are widespread. Which, you'll discover if you keep coming back.
Laissez les bon temps rouler! The Skull & Bones Gang wake up Treme. Via The Times-Picayune
How New Orleans does “Sweet Child O’ MIne”
Great day for an elevated seat and a dirty window.
http://vimeo.com/85040589 For writers, artists, and creatives of all kinds—fantastic advice from Ira Glass.
Those curving streaks are the flight paths of birds.
With a simple editing trick Dennis Hlynsky (a professor at RISD) turns an already beautiful flock of swallows into an amazing tangle of interwoven trails. Stick around until the end to see them dive in unison.
It’s Okay To Be Smart and Fast Company shared another one of these videos, and I ended up exploring the entire collection. Hlynsky’s created lots more videos like this — of birds, bugs, snow, fish, fighting ants — and they are all mesmerizing.
Here’s another one I like:
(via npr)Skunk Bear