Maker Faire tryouts on BBtv

Craft & Design

Folks frequently ask me what happens at Maker Faire tryouts. This episode of BBtv gives you some idea, as Greg MacLaurin demos his “Judy Phone,” a playback device via an old analog phone of bizarre Judy Garland audio recordings done for her 1960 autobiography.

Note to non-fans of conceptual/installation/pomo art: Don’t bother to hit the Play button. There’s nothing for you to see here. Move along…

Maker Faire tryouts: Judy Phone – Link

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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