A Month of Preview: Genius Gambler

This month’s theme is “Genius: Be an Inventor.” Unfortunately for me, no genius source of inspiration came readily, until I stopped wracking my brain for ways to make something original and new. I’m going to try to borrow from one of the oldest tropes associated with “The Genius” – as someone who games the system, …

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This Task Sucks

In which Duo gaslights himself.

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Gaslighting with Bonnie Fan

For “A Month of Gaslighting,” I went fishing for babies in the Chicago river.

What do you catch with babies, you ask?

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Journey to the End of the Night – Rules Video

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A Month Of Gaslighting… Group Completion

Pico's Letter to a stranger

A Month Of… 1225 West Belmont Wed. June 10th 7:30 Food 8:00 Stories @printersrow #litfest A photo posted by Story Luck (@storyluck) on Jun 6, 2015 at 2:36pm PDT Have you heard the term, reverse pick pocketing? It’s when you slip something into a person’s pocket, purse, or wallet without them knowing. It’s easier to …

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If At First You Don’t Succeed…

… pretend you never failed.

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Girl With a Face Tattoo – A Month of Gaslighting

I used to help out with a comics studio called Sunbros Studios, and this year for the comics convention C2E2 I returned to the booth with Beijing opera-style Monkey King face paint, to emulate the main character of their book Monkey Fist (an adaptation of the Journey to the West tale). Afterwards, I met up …

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A Month Of… Genius!

Storyteller and host Bonnie Fan

The Next show will be a Month Of… Genius! 1225 West Belmont July 8th 7:30 Food 8:00 Stories Bring your genious stories, or just come to enjoy the food and listen to our wacky tales. This month I’ll be introducing a new cookie recipe that I really hope you like! A special kind of bite …

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20 Chicagoans Map Chicago

“Excuse me!” “Excuse– oh I’m so sorry ma’am, you’re eating.” “Yes, okay! I’m doing a quick little project here. Can you draw me a map of the Chicago neighborhoods?” For this month’s prompt, A Month of Maps, I briefly considered revisiting a Ghost Bikes of Chicago project, before I stumbled on this crowd-sourced world map, …

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My House, My Mind

The more accurate the map, the more it resembles the territory. The most accurate map possible would be the territory, and thus would be perfectly accurate and perfectly useless. ~ Neil Gaiman

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