It seems like everyone is working on at least one, if not more, shows at the moment. I should have some cooler stuff to write about in a few weeks. Until then, enjoy another list of links!
- You may be familiar with the Props Timeline I have listed over on the side of this website. Wikipedia also has a timeline of historic inventions which is similar and has links to the specific Wikipedia articles for each object or invention. You can also find a categorical (rather than chronological) list of inventions and inventors throughout history over at E-ssortment.
- The Toolemera Press has a great collection of old books on early tools, crafts, and industries which they’ve scanned in and made freely available.
- This has been out for awhile, but I wanted to point out the Craftster Best of 2009. It features hundreds of DIY projects in dozens of categories, for the more crafty of you props people.
- Finally, for a less technical read, here is an interesting philosophical rumination related to what we do on NPR: “The Enlightening Bridge Between Art And Work” by Alain de Botton