Emotional Options

Emotional Options is an improv game where two performers act out a scene on stage, while a third acts as a “caller”, occasionally freezing the action, and asking the audience for new emotions for one or other of the players. It’s a funny game to...

What one fool can do, another can…

I came across this insightful Richard Feynman quote on C2.com. “Right. I don’t believe in the idea that there are a few peculiar people capable of understanding math, and the rest of the world is normal. Math is a human discovery, and it’s no more...

Digitizing home movies

A few months ago, I decided to try to digitize my family’s home movies. They’re all on a couple of eight-inch (400-foot) film reels, and a couple of other small reels that were left out of the main opus. It should be easy, right? After all, 8mm film is not...