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Fishtown Street Movies and Miscellaneous Short Animations

Fishtown Street Movies and Miscellaneous Short Animations

On Friday night, the Scribe Video Center’s Street Movies! program came to Fishtown. Films included Shouts from the Crowd, a documentary about local jazz band Nate Wiley and the Crowd Pleasers, From the Del to the El, a story about the evolution of Fishtown, and Still Life With Animated Dogs. The hit of the evening […]

Camping in Acadia

Camping in Acadia

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to visit Maine’s Acadia National Park. I was a reasonably successful camper, surviving timed showers (4 minutes!), thunderstorms, slimy cheese from the cooler, various creepy crawlers, and a whiny kid at the campsite next door. Acadia is the only US national park comprised solely of donated land, […]

I’m back, and now I have a drill

I’m back, and now I have a drill

As required by the laws of home ownership, I recently acquired a drill (thanks, Clair) and have been making holes in the basement. Now that I possess both a drill and a fifty pound Solid-State Osterizer Cyclomatic blender, I’m pretty much unstoppable. Did you hear that Verizon?  I’ve been very patient about three weeks with […]