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Acting Like A Beekeeper In A Kashi Commercial

Acting Like A Beekeeper In A Kashi Commercial

I booked my first commercial acting gig the first time out of the gate! Already I’m typecast as a beekeeper. Mr. Foxypants is a great actor. We auditioned as a couple on Tuesday and both got called back yesterday to audition for the director and the Kashi executives. So, imagine my surprise when I discovered […]

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Beekeeping Audition For A Kashi Commercial

Beekeeping Audition For A Kashi Commercial

Today Mr. Foxypants and I auditioned as beekeepers for a Kashi commercial. We were recruited by a local casting company through our bee club blog. I don’t know if any other actual beekeepers auditioned today, but the lobby of the casting company was full of actors auditioning for the beekeeper part. They were all wearing […]

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A Beekeeping Murder Mystery On The Rockford Files!

A Beekeeping Murder Mystery On The Rockford Files!

Two great things that go great together: beekeeping and THE ROCKFORD FILES! This episode aired in 1974. Sadly, 37 years later, beekeepers are still facing the same issues. On an amusing side note, David Chase, the creator of THE SOPRANOS, was a writer and producer on THE ROCKFORD FILES. If you watch THE ROCKFORD FILES, […]

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The Incredible Art Of Tomas Libertiny & His Bees

The Incredible Art Of Tomas Libertiny & His Bees

With a Little Help of the Bees by Tomas Gabzdil Libertiny of Studio Libertiny was part of Droog‘s Smart Deco 2 Show at Milan 07. Libertiny made the vase shaped hive by building a wax infrastructure that the bees then colonized, building a their comb around it. Libertiny calls the process “slow prototyping”–it took 40,000 […]

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Film & Beekeeping Interview In Asiance Magazine

Film & Beekeeping Interview In Asiance Magazine

I met Candace Kita when she showed up at our November garage sale for the sole purpose of buying my Hello Kitty Sandwich Maker. (Insert asian girl joke here). Candace interviewed me about producing movies and beekeeping for the February issue of Asiance Magazine. Career: Max Wong – Beekeeper (Asiance Magazine)

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Pollinator Frocks Are Wearable Gardens That Attract, Feed Hungry Bees…Uhhh, WTF?

Pollinator Frocks Are Wearable Gardens That Attract, Feed Hungry Bees…Uhhh, WTF?

Artist Karen Ingham, with the help of technologists at the Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating, has developed Pollinator Frocks, a limited edition, unisex clothing collection made from specially designed textiles that have been treated with a “nectar-like” solution. The wearable food trucks *cough* I mean dresses will, allegedly, keep bees and other pollinators fed […]

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52 Letters, 52 Weeks Challenge–Letter #1

52 Letters, 52 Weeks Challenge–Letter #1

Check out this fabulous, enameled and bejeweled, bee-shaped pill box my friend Stephanie sent me for, oh, no good reason. She’s definitely tuned into my psychic radio station, because I know I’ve never mentioned to her that I’ve been looking for a pill box to replace the grubby little Tupperware container I’ve been carrying around […]

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