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Martin Ramirez: Inside the Outsider

July 17, 2015


Martin Ramirez: Inside the Outsider (p.1) Martin Ramirez: Inside the Outsider (p.2)

How Faythe Levine Became a Craftmaking Superstar

July 17, 2015


Here’s a step-by-step guide to how Faythe Levine, the co-owner of Paper Boat Boutique and Gallery, founder of craft fair, Art vs. Craft, director-producer of the documentary “Handmade Nation: The Rise of D.I.Y. Art, Craft and Design,” and performer of the saw for the Wooden Robot, became a star in the world of art and […]

My top 10 experiences of 2008

April 24, 2009


This year proved that what I am really best at is either a) looking on the bright side or b) deluding myself. Because despite getting laid off (RIP, MKE), I traveled a lot, developed new relationships, discovered what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. At the very least, 2008 was waaaaay […]

MKE is gone, I was laid off, blah blah blah

June 16, 2008


Today is the first lucid day I’ve had since Wednesday, when we were told that MKE was folding. Post-five-day bender, here is what I learned: 1. I can’t finish thoughts and sentences properly under duress 2. I heart Milwaukee more than I thought my officemates more than I thought was possible. 3. I need a dog. […]

Phish poetics at the MKE offices

April 8, 2008


Because we’re all terribly busy people, only conversations of import — like this one, between lifelong Phish fan (Phan?) Adam Lovinus and Tim Cigelske — are held at work daily, and only at significant junctures, like when Phish is playing on someone’s computer. alovinus: this is unneccessary jam band noodling tcigelske: what is? alovinus: phish […]