We have been robbing the bees for thousands of years. How much do we really know about them?
Lavender and Evil Things takes a look at physic gardens – the forerunners of western botanical gardens – which provided medieval doctors and medical students their remedies.
Wipe the Slate considers debt- what do you owe? Who do you owe it to?
Milky Seas is an investigation into the phenomenon of bioluminescent bacteria, and the various advantages that glowing-in-the-dark can provide.
How do we solve the problem of communication at a distance? What is the best way to communicate secrets? Has the government always been reading our messages?
The Weekly Transcript is an investigation of the minor islands of the New York City Archipelago: their history, use, and reuse. What do we keep on these islands and how do they relate to the city as a whole?
The Turtle is a handmade booklet telling the story of Bushnell’s Turtle, the first submersible used in combat, first deployed in the waters off of Governors Island.
Escape Wheel concerns time: biological, mechanical, relative, and narrative. Why don’t you go to work in the middle of the night? Why don’t we still use water clocks? What is a sextant?
Action at a Distance is an exploration of Isaac Newton, the Principia, and the beginnings of the Royal Society in London. Math! Plague! Mean Anonymous Pamphlets!
Escapism for Amateurs is an investigation of the life and times of Harry Houdini, favorite son of Appleton, Wisconsin and pioneer in the realm of escapologists, who built his career on demonstrating the ability to escape from a huge variety of restraints and difficult situations.
Do you know someone who needs hours alone every day?Who has to be dragged to parties and then needs the rest of the day to recuperate?Who growls or scowls or grunts or winces when accosted with pleasantries by people who are just trying to be nice?
The third in this series of Informational Pamphlets outlines the dangers inherent in heartthrob-dom: the tragedy, the comedy, ups, downs, car crashes, roof collapses, sweaty palms, estranged wives of American Sports Stars, and the endless cycle of self-doubt and self-destruction.
Weasels are more common than many people realize. This publication explores qualities unique to the weasel, their habits, and interesting weasel behavior.
Our first production was a pamphlet on the History of Pie, published to coincide with a small-scale Pie Contest.