September 25th, 2012 | deep map pilots

Eliza Gauger’s DEEP MAP PILOTS illustrations are now available for pre-order as posters or postcards.

You can read or re-read all five DEEP MAP PILOTS pieces here.  If you did miss them, these were five short text pieces I wrote for Eliza to generate illustrations from.  The art was beautiful.

Resilient Disobedience

September 25th, 2012 | researchmaterial

A phrase I found in John Robb the other day.

This is something I didn’t know about:

…there’s a group of gardeners in San Francisco that are spreading organic graffiti across the city.  How?  By grafting branches from fruit trees onto ornamental trees that have been planted along sidewalks and in parks.  They are using a very simple tongue in groove splice that’s held together with annotated electrical tape.  Good luck to them.

Night Music: riverrun

September 24th, 2012 | music

La Mer, by riverrun.  The player below seems to default to the fourth track, which is lovely, but give the whole thing a listen if you’d like something foggily comforting for the forebrain tonight.

VICE 03: The Death Of Fun In Politics

September 24th, 2012 | Work

New column went up this morning.  Includes demented collage-art header by mad Marta.

Molly Crabapple At CNN On Her OWS Arrest

September 24th, 2012 | people I know

A strong piece by Molly, special to CNN, with new art.

Going into the police van, they snapped my picture on a Fujimax Polaroid knockoff, hipster party style. I gave them my best grin. A man in a suit passed by, looked us over, and said to the police, "nice work."