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Help a village in Cameroon with a click

Okay, I’m kind of lying when I say “just a click.” Really it would be awesome if you could donate money! Even $5 would be a real help. But if you don’t have $5, please, at least forward this link. Let me tell you why!

7 books scored at dollar-a-bag day at the Friends of the Library Book Sale

Here in Ithaca, there are a lot of smart people with good taste in books. So, the donations that end up at the Friends of the Library Book Sale are generally pretty awesome. This year we went on the day toward the very end where you can fill up a whole plastic bag with books […]

So these are fun

Dark Matter Rap by Coma Niddy. Via The Mary Sue Anxiety. Ask Amy. Ep. 7, featuring Aubrey Plaza. Via Feministing Tard the grumpy cat. Via Huffington Post

Free Elections Aren’t for Sale! Please vote for our entry :)

GOODmaker has issued another challenge: “Channel your inner Shepard Fairey to create an iconic image that confronts the role of big money in politics and inspires political action.” Our submission is pictured above and you can vote for it online through Monday October 22nd at noon. The winning artwork will be featured on the streets […]

Buckminster, you make my life so much Fuller!

On Saturday, September 29th, Ari and I had the pleasure of attending a “live documentary” at Cornell Cinema called the The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller. With live commentary by director Sam Green and featuring a score performed live by Yo La Tengo, we were amazed that the tickets were only $20. We’ve been […]

Things our house and land have taught us

We moved to our new place a little over a year ago now. I keep thinking of this thing Ed Begley said, something along the lines of, “A house is like a ship. You have to keep the ship running.” I heard those words back when we were living in Bushwick, Brooklyn, living in a […]

Happy Labor Day 2012!

For Labor Day 2012, I wanted to make a video about why I’m an anti-capitalist: Because I value people over profits! Useful links related to this video: ♥ Socialist Party USA ♥ Socialism (Wikipedia) Anarcho-communism (Wikipedia) Capitalism (Wikipedia) TED Conversations: What alternatives are there to the current economic system? Should global capitalism fail, what would […]

I Won the Share or Die Storytelling Contest!

Shareable is a really great website focused on all things sharing. I’ve contributed photos to their site in the past and wrote an article for them on how to organize a community swap meet. So when they announced the “Share or Die” storytelling contest, I was psyched to participate. I made a short video about […]

Sharing is Caring! Please vote daily for my video submission :)

CLICK HERE TO WATCH AND VOTE! Shareable is hosting a contest for stories about sharing. My submission is a 5-minute video about our experiences with sharing and bartering in Ithaca, through our business and through the groups Ithaca Freeskool and Share Tompkins. It turns out you can vote once a day, so vote daily if […]

The moment I stopped eating meat

After I made my Vegan Evolution video, I realized I had left out an important story – the moment I stopped eating meat! Watch this short video to learn about the pivotal moment in my life when I went from being a meat lover, to never eating meat again. the moment i stopped eating meat […]

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