Tag Archives: toilet

Father’s Day 2016

This was my Father’s Day highlight… working with an inconsolable Arlo to build a device capable of retrieving his “laser” from the toilet. Linette was in Florida this past weekend, and I just hung out with the kids. We ran around the sprinkler, hung out at the local pool, cooked out with neighbors, and stayed […]

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The Untold History of Zines…. Steve Hughes on Stupor

Over the years I’ve mentioned my friend Steve Hughes and his zine Stupor several times on this site. I’ve shared videos of him reading at the Shadow Art Fair, and interviewed him about his various projects in Hamtramck, where he makes his home and runs an art space called Public Pool. To my knowledge, though, […]

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Tonight’s blogging has been preempted by a toilet repair emergency

Apparently we exceeded our lifetime flush capacity and blew out the inner workings of our toilet tonight, so I’m desperately trying to reconstruct it from scavenged parts. (At this point, I was going to suggest that I was in the process of using said toilet, while heroically trying to fix it at the same time, […]

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The Twitter-enabled microwave

I first had the idea that it would be stupid cool if you could rig your TV so that every time you switched the channel, it would send a Twitter update. While the thought of totally clogging up the system with hundreds of posts like, “Mark Maynard, after watching Saved By the Bell the College […]

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