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Throwback Thursday: Vintage Australian Beekeeping Documentary

Throwback Thursday: Vintage Australian Beekeeping Documentary

Now that I’m directing a documentary about sustainable beekeeping, I find myself combing the interweb for old-timey photographs of how bees were managed before we became smart about our technology and stupid about our agricultural practices. So I was super-excited to find this documentary short from 1947 about migratory beekeepers in Australia. My main question […]

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BFD Interviews My Bees (And My Friends Too)

BFD Interviews My Bees (And My Friends Too)

“I don’t know about you, but I never did enjoy anyone suppressing my reproductive cycle.” Last week the BFD (Brain Food Daily) crew interviewed my bees and also filmed some stuff with my friends Kirk Anderson and Russell Bates, two of the founders of The Backwards Beekeepers Club in Los Angeles.

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Slutty Honeybee Super Hero Halloween Costume (Circa 1890)

Slutty Honeybee Super Hero Halloween Costume (Circa 1890)

Yeah, yeah. I know. She’s supposed to be a hornet. Whatever. Modern life sucks. Even the slutty halloween costumes used to be better.

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My Criminal Activity Documented On Film

My Criminal Activity Documented On Film

Ashton Kutcher produces a documentary series on YouTube called SUBCULTURE CLUB. Two weeks ago, the production team from Thrashlab Studios and Katalyst filmed part of their “Urban Beekeeping” episode in my backyard, and interviewed me about the efforts of our local beekeeping club to legalize beekeeping in Los Angeles. Because, you know, as long as […]

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My Life In The Honeybee Underground

My Life In The Honeybee Underground

The Thrashlab film crew interviewed me today as part of their documentary about beekeeping activists who are working to legalize beekeeping Los Angeles. The filmmakers shot some beautiful footage in black and white film on a Bolex camera. The koi in the multi-frame sequence are our fish!

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Voice Of The Beehive: My Deadline L.A. Interview on KPFK 90.7 Los Angeles

Voice Of The Beehive: My Deadline L.A. Interview on KPFK 90.7 Los Angeles

Today I got to geek out on the radio on KPFK 90.7 fm about urban beekeeping with Deadline L.A. hosts Barbara Osborn and Laurie Kaufman. George Langworthy, writer and director of the new documentary VANISHING OF THE BEES was also a guest on the show. As luck would have it, my allergies kicked into high […]

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Today, In A Very Brady Gardening Episode…

Today, In A Very Brady Gardening Episode…

Today Sunset Magazine posted our team profile on the One-Block Diet Blog with the other nine teams in competition. After much deliberation, we’ve named our team The Bad Skunks. We’ve checked out our steep competition and, frankly, we’re feeling mildly guilty about wanting to beat out all those small, vegetable-eating children for the prize. Go […]

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