45 years ago tonight, actually in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 28, 1969, drag queens, homeless kids and hustlers fought police after they raided Greenwich Village’s Stonewall Inn. As the night turned to morning, the fighting escalated to the point of rioting. The riots continued throughout that weekend into the early part of […]
This weekend I’ll be part of a team presenting a discussion, Transmedia Play Experiments, at the NAMLE (National Association for Media Literacy Education) Conference in Torrance, California. The co-presenters are Meryl Alper and (in absentia) Becky Herr-Stephenson. We’ll be discussing our work on the Flotsam Transmedia Play project, which I worked on in 2012 and early […]
A bit rushed, but I managed to throw together a holiday card for us for this year (yes, it’s a Flash animation, so sorry for those viewing this on an iOS device). [swf src=”http://www.mannetta.com/Holiday12/Holiday12.swf” width=590 height=442]
I actually wanted to type “pupdated” just to keep my alliteration going. This is just a very quick post to note that I’ve gone in and updated my portfolio page with some past projects that had not been on there before. I’m still digging through and digitizing some analog work, so that portion of the site is […]
So, frugal shopper that I am, I took advantage of a 50% off sale at the grocery store last week and bought six jars of pasta sauce (yes, I’m Italian and I eat a lot of pasta. Trust me, six jars is minimal in my house.) I will generally steer clear of the “fancier” sauces […]
I’ve recently been very honored to join the advisory committee for a new not-for-profit organization, The Lavender Effect. The mission of The Lavender Effect is “to celebrate our heritage and inspire future generations” and the organization is “committed to creating a state-of-the-art LGBTQ Museum and Cultural Center that will be among the foremost educational and […]
Although the redesign has been in the works for a bit, today I finally relaunched the Seymour Deeply website, which includes the full graphic novella/webcomic, a revised trailer, a team page and a page that details where Seymour Deeply is being showcased around Los Angeles in the next few weeks leading up to USC’s graduation.