I *need* to head down to the Mill City Farmer’s Market this week and give this a try.
Don’t ask me how I stumbled on this.
This dude plays (via recording and looping) all the parts of Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” on the Theremin. Niiiiiiice.
An excerpt from a conversation I had today with my boss over IM:
(3:39:21 PM) Erik: you’d be glad to hear that I fabricated a few gonkulators today.
(3:39:58 PM) Dan: for Boston?
(3:40:05 PM) Erik: yes
(3:40:10 PM) Erik: the T1 loopback plug.
(3:40:18 PM) Erik: …I think would classify as a gonkulator.
(3:42:09 PM) Dan: yes gonkulator, specie [sic] Toneloopicus
(3:42:20 PM) Erik: ooh – very nice.
(3:42:38 PM) Dan: thanks
You heard it here first, folks. A new species of gonkulator was coined today.
Many of you know that I’m heading to Ukraine in a little over a week with Evangelion Chorale. I went with the choir in 2003 and it was an amazing experience. So – I’m quite excited for the opportunity to go back again this year. This year, we teamed up with a video production team from KSTP to produce a promotional/fundraising piece. It turned out quite well. Check it out:
(“Midland” is not necessarily the same thing as “Midwest”) The default, lowest-common-denominator American accent that newscasters try to imitate. Since it’s a neutral accent, just because you have a Midland accent doesn’t mean you’re from the Midland.