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Climate Change and digressions

Premise Climbing high above a menacing mega-weather system, the VIP passengers aboard the Execu-jet attempt an escape to gentler climes, anticipating warm backrubs and frosty cocktails. Hubris! Even the mighty kerosene sucking turbo engines cannot forever loft such a heavy … Continue reading

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What I did with the 2nd half of July

I took advantage of the 2010 expedition’s abrupt end by soaking up the rapture oozing outta Hello World’s home base, the Artist house on Crystal Lake. Truth be told, the spring had sprung so sweetly last May that it was … Continue reading

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Dream team

The primary lesson I learned making Daughter of God or DOG is this – finishing a movie by yourself takes forever. To complete DOG and support ALM this year, I’ve assembled a team of two knob spinning freelancers and five … Continue reading

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Garbage Bits in the Pacific

Just a teaser… Story to follow… After a 2:00 am start C-130 calls us att dawn to help with rescue:: Overturned boat:: Man is rescued minutes before we get there after standing on the boat all night: We return to … Continue reading

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Calling all collaborators

Yesterday was momentous. Thanks to advice from Christin Shacat I researched the Division 1 and 2 Transpac skippers. I also blasted Apple execs with an inspiring email, strategized with Kai for an hour and implemented Twitter. What’s it all about? … Continue reading

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Movie

We’re making a movie over here! “Some Almonds Are Harder to Skin Than Others” could be thought of as the prequel to “The Desire Project”,  or a proof of concept. It proved that a 10 minute movie of Dan Kelly … Continue reading

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Travel

• Sublet the Brooklyn crib for the summer • Travel to Michigan for pre-production, perhaps shakedown cruise on North Manitou with the new production kit • Train ticket from Michigan to Cali • Find a boat (or balloon) from Cali … Continue reading

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Go west

There’s the getting there and the coming back. In the spirit of small footprint, I want to go west with low impact so no flying. Getting to California by train is reasonable, but leaping from CA to HI is another … Continue reading

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Music

As currently described, all three of Dan’s kits would probably fit into the big backpack. It would be super if I could bring the little Larrivee Parlor guitar too, but that’s probably pushing it. I have no idea how I … Continue reading

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Junkraft

Dan, Here’s an interesting site (sometimes buggy) about two guys who built a raft out of junk and sailed it from California to Hawaii. Cheers! ~Kai http://junkraft.com/blog/

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Alternates (to flying)

From:     DAN Subject:     alternates Date:     February 26, 2009 4:15:36 PM EST To:     KAI Kai, I’m looking for alternates to flying from cali to hawaii – cruisers, working boats, zeppelins, etc (not cruise ships). just priced amtrak … Continue reading

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