- Why I should be selected as one of your editors: I was an author in 2010 and I always like to have more of an online presence.
- A bit about my relevant experience (e.g. knowledge of the3six5 project, relevant blogging and/or editing experience): Well, not only was I on this past year’s project as an author, but I’m an English professor and book author among other things, and so know a bit about editing. Plus this blog has been around for a couple years now.
- Who in my network I can — or would want to — include in the projects. the3six5 is always on the lookout for interesting and well-known people to help boost the project’s visibility: I could ask some of my colleagues or students if they’d be interested.
- Put me in for July!
I don’t. Thanks to Attack of the Show for including this amazing commercial on its Around the Net segment on tonight’s episode. ~Jenn
With all the news back and forth re: the Spiderman musical and its on-again, off-again nonsense, I’m surprised I hadn’t heard yet about all the injuries suffered during its rehearsals. Broken wrists, broken feet? Where are the experts who can rig/teach this stuff so this doesn’t happen? I mean, it’s Broadway, and the production has cost
tens of thousands of dollars 65 MILLION dollars so far–please tell me there are experts in flying, stunts, aerial dance, and stage combat involved. Eh? ~Jenn
You know how I’m always saying you can learn so much about martial arts by watching animals? This video found on stellar blog Boing Boing is just the sort of thing I’m talking about. Also excellently matched musical accompaniment. ~Jenn
Thanks to stellar blog mental_floss for this fun article about real vaudeville acts. This is what they had to say about the Boxing Gordon Sisters. I didn’t know that boxers didn’t wear gloves back in the day, did you? ~JennOne gimmick for drawing in audiences was to put females in a role normally reserved for men. The Gordon Sisters traveled the east coast in a boxing exhibition show beginning in the late 1890s. Bessie Gordon, who was sometimes billed as Belle, gave a punching bag demonstration and then boxed one of her sisters Minnie, Alice, or Freda (who could have been only two or even one woman). The sisters did not come across as particularly talented fighters, rather the novelty was that women fought at all -and it didn
(nod to Hardwick’s Web Soup)