Made by Hand
Searching for Meaning in a Throwaway World
Publication Date: June 2010
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Mark Frauenfelder, cofounder of Boing Boing, the world's most popular blog, goes on a do-it-yourself journey to prove that handmade is a more satisfying way to live.
Mark Frauenfelder is cofounder of the most popular blog in the world-boingboing.net-with more than five million unique visitors each month. He is also editor in chief of Make magazine, the leading publication of the do-it-yourself movement. He has appeared on The Martha Stewart Show and The Colbert Report and has written for the New York Times Magazine, Popular Science, the Hollywood Reporter, CNN, and Business 2.0. Mark lives in Los Angeles. Kirby Heyborne is an accomplished actor, musician, and comedian. He has received critical acclaim for his starring roles in the award-winning World War II drama Saints and Soldiers, the lighthearted family comedy The R.M., the award-winning boy-band mockumentary The Sons of Provo, and the award-winning quixotic comedy Pirates of the Great Salt Lake. He has had starring roles in thirteen features and many short films. Kirby has also appeared on the WB's Everwood and many national commercials. Recently, Kirby was seen as a recurring character on the hit FOX sitcom Free Ride. Kirby has received a number of AudioFile Earphones Awards for excellence in audiobook narration. He has narrated such titles as Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan, Black Swan Green by David Mitchell, Breathers by S. G. Browne, and The Genius by Jesse Kellerman. Kirby is a cofounder and director of the celebrated Los Angeles–based improv comedy group The Society. Also a successful musician, Kirby has released four solo albums and has had his music featured in many films. Kirby has delighted audiences across the country with his ability to blend heart-warming stories, beautiful music, and comedic wit.
"A utilitarian motivational booster for DIYers." ---Kirkus