Shipwrecks at the Golden Gate

May 31, 2010

The Golden Gate was first discovered by non natives in the 1700s. Over the following decades ships wrecked on the rocks at the water’s edge. The area on the south side of the Golden Gate is known as Lands End. A 36 foot sailboat with a husband and wife aboard, ran into the rocks in a gale wind on May 24, 2010. This video was shot on May 25 searching for the boat which I did not find. The husband and wife washed up on Ocean Beach 1.5 miles south and west. They had drowned.


Maker Faire Bay Area Saturday 2010

May 23, 2010

Make Magazine produces Maker Faires throughout the United States. Ground Zero is in Silicon Valley where the event occurs over three days each spring at the San Mateo County Fairgrounds in the northern Silicon Valley. The following video is an Expedition by the Mind Shaft Society to research technology to apply to the Pataphysical Slot Machine.




Let Me Go

May 11, 2010

The Intrepid Traveler, Ken Babbs, also known as Kapn’Ken, also known as the SkyPilot, also known as Isaac, Simon, Eli, Elizabeth and about six other kids Dad, sent communique from somewhere in Oregon. I am not quite sure what it’s about but here it is… let me know if you figure it out. But remember, never trust a Merry Prankster.




Pataphysical Slot Machine

May 4, 2010

The Pataphysical Slot Machine is a conceptual, hallucinatory work of art conceived by Dr. Rheinbrain, Dr. Fabio and Dr. Really?, senior anthropologists at the Mind Shaft Society. The Pataphysical Slot Machine’s working title is called the Wonderbox. This video describes the fabrication process of the mock-up before actual construction commences.