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A Taste of the Invisible Made Visible.

Brooke and I went to the Brooklyn Academy of Music to see the This American Life production of the Invisible Made Visible.  It was a two hour extravaganza of humor, stories, interactive music, dancing and, well, I’m not sure how you would characterize this:

Ya’know, I can totally see this, for some reason.

After the program, there was about an hour of Q&A.  Part of this program is already available in podcast form here.  But if you want to see what we saw, you’re going to have to wait for the DVD.  Definitely worth it.  Expect it around pledge time.  ;-)

The kid was a starry eyed fangirl around Ira Glass, who generously gave us tickets to the performance.  Afterwards, she got to talk with him and he recommended a site for teenaged girls that his wife had recently discovered and was promoting called rookiemag.com.  Then they posed for pictures.  My camera was acting really strangely whenever I tried to get a shot of Glass.  For some reason, my hand got in the way or his aura gave off too much glare.  I’m telling you, it was unnatural, if you get my meaning.  But I did manage to get a of good one when he said to Brooke, “Ok, let’s pose for a serious one.”  Here it is:

One other thing:

David Rakoff, We Love You.

4 Responses

  1. This is so cool! I’m so glad Brooke wrote that letter and Ira responded so generously.

    • Yeah, I think she sees him as some kind of guru. She was so excited all the way to Brooklyn, I thought she would pee herself. It was good and he and his production team seem like very nice people. Nice people who have a point, and a mission and ideas that they give you on the spot. Well worth the trip. I’d do it again in a minute. You don’t have to make a gazillion dollars on Wall Street to have a good life.

  2. Yea!!!!! Great picture. Like mother, like daughter!

  3. I’ll give that site to my daughter. In 2000, Ira Glass was the only one on radio doing a feature on the stolen election even as the rest of the station was glossing over it. Ever since, he can do no wrong by me.

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