Bearly The Actor

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Bearly The Actor
(a children’s story for grown-ups)
written by: Joe J Thomas
Bearly The Actor - Book Cover

      Bearly The Actor - Joe J Thomas

In the magical land of Hollis Woods, there once lived a little guy named Bearly.
He worked in the daytime at the honey mines, where everyone treated him fairly.

He rented a smallish room in a hollow tree
In a town where very little came free

But Bearly’s dream was much bigger than that – an actor was what he wanted to be!
With fame and awards and lots of honey in a mansion down by the sea!
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Graphic JoeActor!

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Graphic JoeActor! Part of the job of being self-employed is letting people know what you’ve accomplished. Since I normally eschew traditional marketing methods, I decided to get a bit graphic instead. Below are some iconic graphics featuring characters that I’ve … Continue reading

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Un Film Du Arte

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Un Film Du Arte

by Aruba Borealis

“Un Film Du Arte” is the first of a series of 273 films by soon to be acclaimed director Aruba Borealis.

Known for his work on knowing art, Aruba Borealis brings a fresh perspective to the Art Film genre.

“I wanted to make something that means something to someone… but I came up with this. Maybe I can sell it.”
— Aruba Borealis

Critical Praise for “Un Film Du Arte”:

“For a first film, this was really bad.”
— Fred Garvey, Mulligatawny Post Dispatch
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Let There Be Lights!

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Let There Be Lights!

Jigsaw Bedside Lamps

I made these bedside pendant lamps for less than $55 each… with my own two hands!
(hard to believe, no?)

Read on to find out how they’re built, and to view links to the products so you can make them too…

The lampshades are from kits known as “Jigsaw Puzzle Lamps” or just “Jigsaw Lamps”. Continue reading

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Dump Art Gallery

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Joe’s Dump: Art Gallery!

While writing posts for Joe’s Dump, I was surprised to find out how many graphics I had created.

A few of my favorites are listed below for your viewing pleasure.

Please click on each for a link to a larger version, or to view the original post.

Hope you enjoy the “Joe’s Dump Art Gallery“!

Sincerely,
Aruba Borealis – Curator

Quotes and Commentary:

Life Moon Earth

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Life, Moon, Earth

Peter Sellers Quote

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Peter Sellers Quote

Bill Nye / Ken Hamm Debate

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Bill Nye / Ken Hamm Debate

Life+Weapons=Death

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Life+Weapons=Death

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Hubert Sumlin

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Hubert Sumlin

(Nov. 16, 1931 – Dec. 4, 2011)

I must confess that my knowledge of Hubert Sumlin, the legendary blues guitarist from Chicago, was pretty much non-existent. In his lifetime, his music has inspired many people and bands that I greatly admire. Keith Richards, Carlos Santana, Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, and the list just keeps on going.
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It Arts So Good

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It Arts So Good

with your host Aruba Borealis

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Outstanding In My Field by Aruba Borealis

Outstanding In My Field
by Aruba Borealis

—— transcript ——

Hola, and welcome to “It Arts So Good”.

I am your gracious host, Aruba Borealis, your guide into the fascinating world of the art.

Come with me as we explore what is, and what is not, the art.
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