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A new website for Black Folk Don’t

We made the logo for Black Folk Don’t… and have been doing web updates for a while now, but boy were we excited to recently get the opportunity to give its WordPress some extra attention. We gave it a clean new drag-and-drop theme by Themify, making literally everything on the site editable with just a […]

Unexpected casual racism

Shira and I were watching a documentary we found on Netflix, A Program About Unusual Buildings & Other Roadside Stuff, when something rubbed me the wrong way: Unexpected casual racism and sexism!

Help kickstart a new documentary about American feminists

Recently we worked with the filmmakers behind She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, an upcoming documentary about American feminists in the 1960s and ’70s. We can’t wait to see the movie – but they need some support! Check out their Kickstarter right here. If you can’t contribute, consider passing their link on to your contacts – […]

Rescuers and collectives and documentaries

All of these wonderful, worthy people and groups are seeking contributions. Please check them out and consider passing them on – thanks! Browncoat Cat Rescue, cat rescuer Jasmin Singer of Our Hen House, an activist and media producer The Riseup Collective, technology collective She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, a documentary

Video for Earthdance Ithaca 2012

In September, I had the pleasure of attending Earthdance Ithaca and making a video of the event’s highlights. Despite the rain, it was pretty magical and full of amazing performances and workshops. The video includes highlights from the opening address by famed local activist Dorothy Cotton and the Global Peace Prayer, which united people around […]

Two Good Big-Picture Docs

This week I’ve watched two good documentaries about the big picture – where we’re headed right now. One of them focuses on debt, the other on technological “progress” run amok. Both are well worth a watch (and are available on instant play, on Netflix). And both are based on books, which I imagine are also […]

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

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 […]

Need a gift idea? Here: Homemade art and movies.

Get our artwork and photography as framed art prints, stretched canvases, t-shirts, hoodies, and tote bags at our Society6 shop. Use this link to get free shipping on shirts, hoodies and bags, through October 14, 2012 at Midnight Pacific Time. We also set up some new DVD bundles, for folks giving Empowered to their friends […]

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 […]

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