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Next week is going to be the best

It’s been a short while since we posted a new video and there’s a good number of reasons for that. First, we’re going through a computer/software upgrade, in order to improv the quality of the video. Second, we’ve switched webhosts in order to redesign and improve the site. We’ll be working through this weekend to … Continue reading

The award-winning short film “Ripped Off”

A few weeks ago, some friends of mine entered the 72-Hour Film Festival in Frederick MD, of which I had never heard, but appears to be at least tangentially related to our dearly departed Art-O-Matic. (And by dearly departed, I mean, hasn’t occurred in a way that my former band could play one of our … Continue reading

Occupy DC or K Street or Elsewhere Protests

While interviewing the folks in my “This Day in History” segment, I was alerted to the fact that there would be an economic-related protest in Freedom Square in a few days, so before leaving for a long weekend out of town, I swung by the protests. To be forthcoming, I’ve never been a big fan … Continue reading

This Day in History (Oct 5 1947)

After doing some websurfing, we came across History.com and their daily feature “This Day in History”, which gave us an idea. Why not talk to folks about events from the past,m mine some memories, and use them for discussion in a present-day context? For our trial run of this hopefully rolling feature, we found out … Continue reading

Food Truck Truckeroo Monthly Festival

Food trucks have come a long way in the last couple years since they started popping up around town. While a few have gone under (so long Sabora Street, we miss your plantains), the remainder few dozen have formed an alliance. Thanks to Food Truck Fiesta, the food truck aggregator, folks can get a GPS-y report each day … Continue reading

The Lost Interviews at the National Book Festival

As mentioned in the Terry McMillan interview clip, we did 5 other interviews at the National Book Festival, all of which featured a tremendous, atonal buzz, covering up the audio we thought was A material. This was a gut-wrenching discovery, as we had been granted a press pass to a fairly high-profile event and scored interviews … Continue reading

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