Why Does Yogi Bear Have a Tie and Collar?

August 17, 2011

Why does Yogi Bear have a collar – but no shirt? The answer will surprise you.

Team iLuminate

June 14, 2011

Team iLuminate – a high tech dance performance, just jaw dropping.

Words Have Power

April 20, 2011

All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity’ but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.

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What to Look For In a Good Cheap Guitar

March 10, 2011

I recently got an email from one of my coworkers who wanted to know what she should be looking for in a good used guitar in the $100 range.  I thought I’d share the answers with you, because people get asked this a lot and it’s one of the most common questions a new guitar […]


Superman Classic

February 9, 2011

Robb Pratt gave us Superman fans a new little work of art to geek out over: The character design is a departure from anything I’ve ever seen before on this subject material – it has an appeal that’s hard to define, but is immediately engaging.  The biggest problem is that it’s over all too quickly […]

What the World Needs Now is More Ukelele

February 3, 2011

No, seriously.  It’s hard to listen to this and not feel all your stress and anxiety melt away. — Gene Turnbow

New Sketches Posted

December 10, 2010

New drawings in my gallery.. – Gene Turnbow

How to Play the Major Scales on a Guitar

The Major Scales

December 7, 2010

I used to teach beginning guitar to technical directors at Rhythm & Hues one day a week on my lunch break. I’d been relying on material made by other people for my classroom materials, but I couldn’t find anything to teach people the major scales that worked well with the way I teach, so I […]


Chicken Steadicam

December 6, 2010

But Only If You’re A Chicken.   This video has been around for a while, but there may be something to learn from chickens yet. Watch in amazement as this chicken’s head remains precisely located in space regardless of the motion of its body. Then be amazed that you sat and watched a chicken for […]

Warp Drive – One Step Closer

November 18, 2010

The main problem with developing working warp drive apparently isn’t the math. We’ve figured that part out. What we need, though, is an unimaginably monumental supply of energy to power the thing. The spokesman for CERN’s ALPHA experiment—Jeffrey Hangst of Aarhus University, Denmark—says that trapping these atoms was a bit of an overwhelming experience: What’s […]