Are you a Portland-based carpenter who likes making custom furniture? I work at a local furniture company and we regularly get requests for custom bookcases and other things (nightstands, hutches, tables, etc) and I’m always trying to expand the people we consign or contract with to include more queer people…hence the post on Fediverse. 💖 Say hi, happy to chat more/answer any questions!
Paul Slocum, software developer who has been curating, conserving, and selling digital art since 2006 wrote an excellent and extensive survey of the effects and problems in the takeover of networked culture by creepto-capital.
He couldn't find a suitable publication for his critical perspective which speaks volumes about the state of media institutions which made a name and raise funding precisely promoting the opposite values to those of blockchain culture and now are totally integrated and participating in the cultural and economic distortion described by Paul.
Do read and share widely.
Bandcamp are running Juneteenth [17th June], where they donate 100% share of sales to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, a racial justice organization with a long history of effectively enacting change through litigation, advocacy, and public education
We would like to help with this, that's why we have lowered our music until then
This is a fantastic initiative Bandcamp have run for the [now] third year running
Once again I have defied the gods and written another newsletter. The biggest news in this one is that my poetry zine, Schatzi, is now available for purchase online at Bishop & Wilde!
over the last few years I’ve been making a lot of stuffed animals, especially whales made out of recycled denim (ie, old jeans.) all patterns self-drafted, all features embroidered. the first whale I made was 6 ft long :) Fun fact: humpback whales have unique fluke patterns, like fingerprints, so all my whales have unique embroidered patterns on their tails
Jock Dad of Friend Camp.
Hometown is adapted from Mastodon, a decentralized social network with no ads, no corporate surveillance, and ethical design.