So proud to be part of “Finding America” – a project of AIR’s groundbreaking initiative Localore. (Sign up for the Localore newsletter there) A lot of our content will be showing up on Flatland, a digital-first initiative of Kansas City Public Television (KCPT). We’ll also be showing up on the air when we make anything […]
Working with director Billy Yalowitz, I created a set of three videos for his presentation North Called Home, a theater piece produced in collaboration with North Philadelphia’s historic Church of the Advocate. Here’s a review of the theater experience. The best part of the project for me was the generosity of the North Philadelphia community, where we worked […]
I conceived and managed this project. The aim was to engage a new audience with the AARP website, and welcome people who wanted to make art but had always been told that they didn’t have any talent. Please let me know if any of these resources is offline — I don’t control AARP’s servers and can’t know for […]
From Silver Linings Playbook to Homeland, mental illness — particularly the photogenic bipolar variety — has been popping up with increasing frequency in entertainment offerings. Of course, there’s something inherently dramatic about the highs and lows — especially the highs — of manic depression. Just ask Jimi Hendrix. And Kay Redfield Jamison, among others, has done a good job documenting […]
When I first started working at AARP, we were trying to figure out how video could be used to amplify our radio programming. The visit from Oliver Sacks, who was promoting his book Musicophilia seemed like a good opportunity for experimenting. featured image: Bradley Wind/Flickr
I’m missing my weekly fun, writing the blog 11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week for AARP. We did reach hundreds of thousands of readers and thousands of listeners in the course of a year. But it never truly took off in the way it could have. Oh well. Here’s our last 11 Things podcast, […]
Twenty years after creating the online White House Collection of American Crafts for the Smithsonian (with talented designer Nina Tovish, inspired executive producer Steve Dietz and others), I decided to celebrate by visiting the Smithsonian Craft Show, this year held at the National Building Museum.
Welcome to Menschmedia Site Network. I’m going to proliferate for a while, so I can try out site structures and designs and ways to communicate via WordPress.