Archive for October, 2010

Massive Change, Vancouver Art Gallery

A few nights ago my huzza and I attended the 25th year gala tribute celebration for Bruce Mau/Design. The event was also a $500 per plate fundraiser for the Design Exchange, and Bruce Mau was the honoured guest. It was an impressive event, with an even more impressive guest list. To the initiated, I imagine that these events could be considered dry and typical. Folks dress up, imbibe a few too many, spend some cash, consume fancy apps, and exchange do you know who I am-type stories. Some attendees might leave motivated and energized, armed with their ‘good deed’ receipts…. [ Read More ]

Categories: Pop Cult-ish

A few weeks ago I kind of lost my marbles. Well, it was a long time in coming, but I think I just simply maxed-out a few days ago. I took to my blog to write a post about some online issues that were creating stress in my life, and to empty my head a little. I thought it would be a good idea to try and make conversational sense out of what I had let happen to me as opposed to letting the irritability continue. As I noted, I had been a silent-in-deed, active-in-word participant in the online global…. [ Read More ]

Categories: ithinkyoushould
My Cup Runneth Over

It’s no secret I haven’t blogged in awhile. Why? I’ve been blogged down. I’ve been reading practically every single item that has crossed my Twitter timeline with all of the requisite blog posts and comments on a particular thread. By turns I have ranted, I have raved, I have dipped in, I have dipped out all the while wondering if [and how] it’s incumbent upon me to act, simultaneously believing that my quiet outrage—perhaps a silent form of peace-keeping passive solidarity—was sufficient to let the bloggers-with-causes know that I salute and support them. At the same time I have been…. [ Read More ]

Categories: Think This-ish

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