Wanderlust Projects in Fast Company

Posted on Jul 14, 2014 in News & Updates
Wanderlust Projects in Fast Company

Fast Company calls us “Innovation Agents.” In the video interview, N.D. and I talk about risk, discovery, and getting past boundaries. Check it out:

The School For Poetic Computation

Posted on Jun 19, 2014 in Reflections
The School For Poetic Computation

Learning to fly at the artist programming school that made my heart soar.

Wanderlust’s Foiled Goodbye to the Borscht Belt

Posted on Jun 1, 2014 in Reflections
Wanderlust’s Foiled Goodbye to the Borscht Belt

We were captivated by Kutcher’s: the massive gathering spaces, the kitschy carpeting, suits left as if room service had been through just yesterday.

2013 Year in Review

Posted on Jan 8, 2014 in News & Updates
2013 Year in Review

The laundry list of everything I did in 2013, plus some subtle observations about how I work and all the small things I was grateful for.

The Wanderlust School of Transgressive Placemaking

Posted on Jun 2, 2013 in News & Updates
The Wanderlust School of Transgressive Placemaking

On four Tuesdays in June, Wanderlust Projects will be hanging out with people whose ideas and work can further the practice of transgressive placemaking. Join us for discussions relevant to trespass theater, urban exploration, subversive big games, site-specific prankstering and culture jamming, graffiti and street art, unauthorized street events–you get the idea. Hope to see you there!

Notes on Gift Giving: Wanderlust, the Night Heron, and To Hell With Exclusivity

Posted on May 24, 2013 in Reflections
Notes on Gift Giving: Wanderlust, the Night Heron, and To Hell With Exclusivity

Recently at one of our Wanderlust events, we had a guest who was not really ‘with the program’. Let’s call this guy “Schlemiel”. Schlemiel was straggling behind, inattentive to instructions, and dismissive of crew and other guests. He managed to independently tick off four members of the crew, me and N.D. included. Schlemiel’s efforts to […]

Recap of “Before the Revolution Comes: Navigating Sexism in the Games Industry”

Posted on May 13, 2013 in Reflections
Recap of “Before the Revolution Comes: Navigating Sexism in the Games Industry”

The design and unexpectedly warm reception of a breakout session on sexism and games for the Different Games Conference.

Doing Versus Having

Posted on May 3, 2013 in Commonplaces

The psychologists Leaf van Boven and Tom Gilovich asked people to think back to a time when they spent more than a hundred dollars with the intention of increasing their happiness and enjoyment. One group of subjects was asked to pick a material possession; the other was asked to pick an experience or activity they had paid for…

Vidoe on the 300th DNA Exhonoree

Posted on Apr 27, 2013 in Commonplaces
Vidoe on the 300th DNA Exhonoree

“I used to be one of those people who believed that someone would never confess to something they didn’t do. Society as a whole believes that. And yet here I am.”

Wanderlust Residency at Atlas Obscura

Posted on Apr 13, 2013 in News & Updates
Wanderlust Residency at Atlas Obscura

Hurray! Wanderlust‘s residency with Atlas Obscura is official. From their website:  Atlas Obscura’s deep knowledge of unusual places and urban environments will cross-pollinate with Wanderlust’s savvy with designing experiences and appetite for transgression. Wanderlust will engage with skilled historians and avid fans of bizarre and unusual locations to broaden the Atlas Obscura community’s understanding of […]