HERE: Poems for the Planet by Copper Canyon Press

Kickstarter ends 21 December 2018 at 6:00 PM MST http://kck.st/2reg2KV Our planet is in crisis. As readers, publishers, and writers, we must ask ourselves: In this pivotal moment, what is our role? Here: Poems for the Planet answers this question through poetry and a practical guide to activism, inviting readers to get inspired—literally, take in a new breath—and … Continue reading HERE: Poems for the Planet by Copper Canyon Press

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Could Be Coming Back!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mst3k/bringbackmst3k Joel Hodgson has launched a $2 million Kickstarter to bring back Mystery Science Theater 3000! As a longtime viewer and someone who spends every Thanksgiving now watching Hodgson stream old episodes of MST3K online, I'm more than willing to donate a lot of money for a brand new season of cheesy movie riffing. The minimum goal would … Continue reading Mystery Science Theater 3000 Could Be Coming Back!

New Favorite: Adele’s “Hello” Video Directed by Xavier Dolan

https://youtu.be/YQHsXMglC9A When I learned that my favorite director directed one of my favorite singer's latest music videos, I was extremely hopeful, but I never expected one of the best music videos ever filmed. Xavier Dolan has crafted for Adele's latest single "Hello" a video masterpiece full of setting, movement, and emotion. The lovely sepia tone … Continue reading New Favorite: Adele’s “Hello” Video Directed by Xavier Dolan

The Bittersweet Years

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0cXgr0QIN8 Susan Fonseca gave a talk last January at a TEDx event in San Jose, California about waiting for promising emerging technologies to arrive. Her father passed away for need of an organ despite promising advances in 3-D printing. Fonseca's experience is a poignant illustration of what I refer to as "The Bittersweet Years". Technological … Continue reading The Bittersweet Years

Craig Mod’s Subcompact Publishing Concept

https://vimeo.com/33919422 Craig Mod is writer, designer, and publisher exploring the possibilities of digital books. He recently wrote about “Subcompact Publishing” that spawned a lot of discourse across the web. As you may recall, this year I have been spending a lot of time posting about digital publishing, in fact devoting one of my boards on … Continue reading Craig Mod’s Subcompact Publishing Concept

Ramona Pringle

https://youtu.be/L6yl_1Qp1Kg Post 2 of 3 about the people using video and other media to help inspire all of us to discuss and create our own shared future. I am regularly watching their latest thought-provoking videos. Ramona Pringle created and hosts “rdigitalife”, a web series about “the evolving relationship betwen humanity and technology”. The series began … Continue reading Ramona Pringle