Meow Wolf

Meow Wolf; I expected to love it and I looooooved it. Meow Wolf, if you haven’t heard of it, is an immersive narrative art installation...

Cuneiform Class Visit

Can you believe they let the idiot from Dumb Cuneiform into a classroom of actual students? They did! I got to visit Felix’s class...

Italia

This is a mostly stream-of-consciousness log of our recent trip to Italy. It was mostly to coordinate some work projects with BNB, but Erika came along too and we got...

Whorl Table

Look at this wizardry! I hardly understand how this table works, but apparently it’s made of ‘concrete cloth’, and shaped using some very complicated forms....

New Baby!

A fun thing to have around the house: a newborn baby that’s not actually yours. I actually really love babies now, and for the next few weeks we get to...

2017

Like last year, I’m doing a year-end wrapup post just becase I enjoy the exercise of looking back so much. I’m a forward-facing person, and it’s easy to forget the...

BNB EOY 2017

The midwesterner in me doesn’t like to brag, but we wrote up a year-end recap for Brand New Box...

2017 Badge of Merit

Every year at Brand New Box we make a Badge of Merit, and send it out with our holiday /...

The Erika Kirkland Museum of Found Objects, 2017

My wife Erika is planning to start a Museum of Found Objects. Polaroids, hubcaps, and whole galleries devoted to those lone shoes you see on...

World Chess Hall of Fame

We went to St. Louis to visit family for Christmas, and I’m trying to do a better job of doing stuff in...