I am pretending
I am listening to this …
… on a Boots-brand canary yellow tape player.
This is what happens
when you leave boy students
in a classroom
and a biro
sorry tape club records
and wang drawing
Here are my students…
…aren’t they pretty.
You Will Be Televised
Sometimes when you are filming projects with students they express a shyness about being on camera. It is a shyness I understand but when ‘not wanting your enviably youthful face to be on camera’ gets in the way of ‘my students making a kick-ass short film,’ STRONG, DECISIVE ACTION MUST BE TAKEN.
So today me and 11 out of 10 are filming enviably youthful, shy types with this on:
THERE IS ALWAYS A WAY.
Lindy West 10/10
I loved this piece not just because of the yes-needed, yes-still brilliant, re-posting of that Nicki Minaj rant on WTF BOSSINESS.
[What a strangely modern sentence]
Also, the stuff about newsreaders. What I would give, Lord, for some un-finessed, un-palatable, female newsreaders.
Sometimes it is a good idea to get someone who knows you to draw you without looking at your face and using their left hand and also allowing them a wide creative brief which includes drawing you as your spirit animal.
On the plus side I appear to own both a house and a CASTLE.
MY STUDENTS DONE THIS
…on a budget of NO PENCE.
If you want a music video made for you - or a musical happening planned - you should probably chat up 11 out of 10 Collective on email@example.com.
I am very proud.
I just spent the best part of half an hour digging this black thing out of my arm. All I want, God, is for every job I do to be as satisfying as this was. I like all the digging and the monkeying. I think I want to be a Splinter Getter Outer whether literally or figuratively. Is teaching about extracting things from young minds using brute force and silk pins*? Sometimes I wish it was.
*Silk pins = the BEST PINS