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February 27, 2014

Formspring cleaning

Rob @ 3:21 PM

An "ask me anything" website called Formspring was mildly popular four or five years ago. I used it a little bit back then, and then forgot about it for years. It was relaunched last year as a new sad bit of unusability called "Spring.me." I got sick of receiving their frequent "look how cool and rebranded and social media and web2.1 we are please drag us back into cultural relevance!" emails while my presence there gathered virtual dust, so I deleted my profile from it.

Since some of what it coughed up over the years was a bit interesting, here's a copy-and-paste for posterity's sake of questions I'd received, and my answers. While the relaunched site didn't present any easy way to get date information from the postings, going by my old post about starting it these date back to August 2010. This list starts at the latest question asked of me (I'd guess sometime in early 2012) and goes chronologically backward from there.
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February 7, 2014

Improv Somewhere

Rob @ 5:26 PM

A few of you may know that I've recently been taking an improv class at The PIT. Well, that's wrapping up this Sunday with one final happening: the graduation show where my classmates and I get to use what we learned on stage.

So, if you're free and in the area this Sunday the 9th at 6PM, I would love you to come see us! Here's the info.

I really can't get over how much fun that class has been. My classmates are a bunch of really talented performers and nice people, the PIT is a really neat theater, and intrepid instructor Chris Roberti has a brilliant and graceful teaching style. I may or may not get back to doing more improv sometime, but either way I'm very glad I took the class. I learned a lot that's already come in handy with the other styles of performing I do.

If you get the chance to take a class from Chris, noob or pro, I totally recommend it.