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But Why?

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (GET YOUR TICKETS HERE) – What would you do if somebody gave you a Quantum Computer TODAY?? For weeks, we’ve been sharing articles and videos about this very strange, sometimes wondrous, sometimes bizarre, sometimes head-scratching, … Continue reading

Building a Nutshell (Part 255, 217)

Our workshop production of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL opens TOMORROW! DEAR CHRIST!!! (GET YOUR TICKETS HERE) – And it’s remarkable that in this crazy digital age of smartphones and continuous wi-fi passwords and satellite connections and social media diatribes and texts…texts..texts…and emails and emojis and emoticons (I still like emoticons) and blue-light screens and YouTube … Continue reading

“Madder” Matter (or Cold Cats) Part 2

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (GET YOUR TICKETS HERE) – Fantastic video that follows up and further explains the Nobel Prize winning efforts of David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz for their work on “exotic states of matter” that … Continue reading

BOUNDED Fab Four (NUTSHELL Edition)

BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL opens this Thursday! (GET YOUR TICKETS HERE) – SO, LET’S GET THESE FOUR ACTORS A POP-MUSIC ALBUM COVER! STAT! We’re barreling into the last week of rehearsals before the workshop runs this weekend (12/1 thru 12/4/16), and it’s always an immense pleasure when the cast gets along so beautifully (ex: promo … Continue reading

The Multiverse (or How Many Infinities Does It Take to Make a Big Bang?)

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (GET YOUR TICKETS HERE) – Infinite universe with infinite possibilities. Every possible version of you is out there somewhere and every choice you could ever possibly make has already been made and will always be … Continue reading

Fallibilism (or Rethinking “Truth”)

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (GET YOUR TICKETS HERE) – Just to review: Time is an illusion. Truth is subjective. Life is uncertain. So. Get comfortable with not knowing. And grab David Deutsch’s THE FABRIC OF REALITY. And keep the … Continue reading

Reality Reboot (Time, Time, Time Edition)

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (GET YOUR TICKETS HERE) – Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so. – Douglas Adams Another fantastic video discussing how time as we know it actually works nothing like we perceive it to. Past, present, … Continue reading

Cracking a Nutshell (Part 2)

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (GET YOUR TICKETS HERE) – MAN! I work with some eerily good-looking people! And if we pull off a show half as compelling and evocative as the new show poster (left), we’ll have something special. … Continue reading

Reality Reboot

Continuing our Quantum Computing Crash (Collision?) Course to get you ready for our upcoming performance of BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL (GET YOUR TICKETS HERE) – Here’s a couple of videos to keep you up late at nights! What we call reality may just be a really complex motherboard. Some mind-boggling mental acrobatics for your weekend’s … Continue reading

MUTANT MIX-TAPE Tips the Hat to Mose Allison

Alas! Another great gone. Musically speaking, he was Blossom Dearie’s bluesier Southern cousin. Quirky. Off kilter. Quick-witted (and sometimes just weird-witted) lyrics. Atypical vocal tone and phrasing that was somewhere between Chet Baker and Mel Torme. And the man could swing on the piano. If you want to drop down a retrospective wormhole, start with … Continue reading

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