Elections: A Romance

Posted by Katherine | Friday, August 22nd, 2008

[riot jane / Flickr] This is amusing and at least partly true. Jennifer Killpack-Knutsen, who's from Salt Lake City and likes green living, makes the case that elections are like dating (thanks, Ann Raber): Most people see only what they want to see in the candidate or potential partner. Well, they might ...

Campaign Film Noir

Posted by Katherine | Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Illicit passion. Campaign jealousies. Noir intrigue. It's all there in Zach Gildersleeve's clever machinima film about McCain and Clinton. Gildersleeve just finished a computer-graphics degree at the University of Utah's School of Computing, where he made the film in his final semester. He also has a background in media production ...

Obama Graffiti in Chicago

Posted by Katherine | Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Shawn Econo, a Utah librarian, a lover of bike culture, and a "rabid evangelist for all things Cool and Beautiful," took a trip to the midwest last month, where he spent some time in Chicago. He said: OMG there's a heavy pro-Obama vibe all over the city of Chicago right now! ...