By wbp labs, April 15th, 2009

While evenings of spontaneous, timed creativity are becoming more and more popular in NYC, only one brings together actors, writers and directors for evenings of in-house collaboration in a completely inclusive environment. At SLAM Theater anyone can walk through the door to perform, or with a script, or simply to be entertained. (more…)

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By wbp labs, April 8th, 2009

What do ‘Most money destroyed for profit’, the ‘Longest shhh’ and ‘Most flaxseed cracker people created in one minute’ have in common? They are all records held on Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson’s Universal Record Database, otherwise known as the ‘definitive site for human achievement’. The founders take us through the thinking behind their project, while
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  • SLAM Theater
    While evenings of spontaneous, timed creativity are becoming more and more popular in NYC, only one brings together actors, writers and directors for evenings of in-house collaboration in a completely inclusive environment. At SLAM Theater anyone can walk through the door to perform, or with a script, or simply to be entertained. read more
By wbp labs, April 4th, 2009

When Jason Bitner (FOUND magazine) discovered a mixtape in his mother’s basement from teenage love, Kate, he realized there must have been a reason he’d held onto the tape for so long. The reason? Memories. Realizing there were more stories of teen heartbreak and discovery from the cassette generation to be found, Jason wrote his, asked friends to contribute
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By wbp labs, March 27th, 2009

During the day, Eliza Skinner works on Wall Street and Glennis McMurray teaches and appears in commercials, but at night they bound on stage as the critically acclaimed I Eat Pandas. In regular performances across the US, including the Upright Citizens Brigade theater in LA and NYC, they create shows that consist of three completely different
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By wbp labs, March 20th, 2009

We all have a next-door neighbor and a next-door neighbor story. With this realization in mind, comic book artist, Harvey Pekar collaborator, and founder of webcomix collective ACT-I-VATE, Dean Haspiel, approached storytelling site SMITH magazine (more…)

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