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The Futch Firefox plugin is in response to Joanne McNeil‘s article Postcards from the Futch. CLICK HERE* (in Firefox) to install the plugin and replace all uses of the word ‘future’ with ‘futch’.

“If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on the shruggie emoticon forever.” ~ Joanne McNeil (@jomc)

*For entertainment browsing purposes only.

Posted on April 15, 2015


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Celebrating nearly eight years of pop culture and R&D, the renegade art organization known as the Free Art & Technology (F.A.T.) Lab is going GOLD. F.A.T. GOLD, that is. From May 21-31, Gray Area Foundation for the Arts will present the acclaimed work of F.A.T. Lab. Curated by Lindsay Howard, the exhibition invites the public to experience and engage with the collective’s groundbreaking projects.

F.A.T. GOLD: San Francisco brings together an international group of thirty collaborators comprised of artists, hackers, engineers, musicians, and graffiti writers. Many of the members will be in San Francisco during the week of May 18, participating in panels, collaborative projects, and leading workshops.

Check out the Grey Area Festival site for more information on schedule, panels and talks!!!!

Posted on April 8, 2015



Previously in the City: WILD STREET MARKETING, David Renault, Mathieu Tremblin, Régis Huiband, 2012, Quimper (FR) as part of “1 + 1 = 1, 1 + 1 = 3″ residency under invitation of Art4Context.

During 3 hours, on the Saturday market, a street musician playing accordion is invited to perform commercial ringtones from various cellphones brands and insert those between two songs of his composition.

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FOIA [Freedom of Information Act] 101:

We make it easy, since the FBI doesn’t.  Get your FBI file in 5 minutes or less.

Filing an Freedom of Information Act request on yourself or others with any department of the government can appear to be overwhelming, very buried and something that looks like you should hire a lawyer to do, but its really really easy— we promise, so easy its today’s SPEED PROJECT!!!!


Step 1: Are you a U.S. citizens or lawfully admitted alien?  Congrats! Proceed.

You have two options:

                         Option 1: You can fill out this form

                         Option 2: Write a request and sign it. We wrote it for you– just fill in the blanks.


Step 2: Submit the form or letter to the FBI, via email!



What happens now…?

What if I want to submit an FOIA on someone else? If you are requesting information about someone else try The website provides easy to use templates that allows you to simply fill in the blanks, and will take care of following up on the requests for you. There are lots of previous requests you can flip through. Note that you can only request information about people who are dead, so be sure to include this piece of information in your request.


Posted on February 4, 2015


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