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Indy Writes Erotica

A few months ago, Indy Reads had a open call for ideas that used literature to create innovative civic arts and humanities experiences.

I had an idea that I never got around to submitting / developing but I wanted to share it in the hope of inspiring some creative social justice in Indianapolis / service-oriented sluts.

Let me know if you like it, hate it or (hopefully) steal it.

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What I Learned: Paul Miller, Photographer

Paul Miller is a talented photographer in Indianapolis and a good friend. We first worked together in 2006, when he helped me shoot promo pics for an event marketing company I helped start. As I’ve started doing more production work, we’ve collaborated on Continue Reading →

4HourProject: iPad Sleeve!

My latest 4HourProject isn’t like anything I’ve ever done before. In the sense that it’s actually useful. I made an iPad sleeve on Sunday using a pattern by a local company called Pattern Patti.

While the cutting, sewing and finishing only took 4 hours, I spend probably another two hours wondering Continue Reading →

What I Learned: Catching Up with CODO

CODO is a identity firm in indianapolis built by Isaac Arthur and Cody Fague, two talented, affable chaps who are passionate about design, beer and creating unique identities (not necessarily in that order). They are the brains and heart behind some of my (and likely your) favorite identities in Indy, The Libertine, Tomlinson Tap Room and Pogue’s Run.

I sat down with them (an embarrassingly long time ago) to learn more about what they do and what exactly “hands-on branding” entails.

Here’s what I learned from CODO:

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Slothpop calls it quits!

I heard a rumor that Slothpop was calling it quits last week. I was crushed. To make things worse, it was just after I had spent an evening enjoying Slothpop’s lead singer/writer Ko performing with the Indianapolis Symphony.

It’s a real shame. Slothpop was easily one of Indy’s most accesible and amazing bands.

Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow Though

Know No Stranger (and a handful of my favorite local videographers/photographers) put together a video from their last show – an epic end to the Slothpop era. It’s a video of my favorite song, “One,” a bouncy major key celebration of love (or something) with a bouncing bassline and driving disco beat, splashes of violin and many, many glorious harmonies.

Enjoy!

What do you think?