Tinkering With Mark

Featuring Mark Frauenfelder
Blogger, Illustrator, Journalist, Novelty Wrangler

June 16, 2014
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

The story

Mark is the founding editor-in-chief of MAKE magazine, the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of Cool-Tools.org. He was an editor at Wired from 1993-1998, the founding editor of Wired.com, and is the author of seven books. His latest book is “Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Anti-Gravity Jars and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects.”

Yea, and he’s the Research Director at the Institute for the Future in Palo Alto, California.

Visit his website here.

Fun facts

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His nickname in high school was Phlegm because he had bronchitis during cross-country.

He once got an email telling him he’d won $5000. He didn’t believe it, but he received a check for $5000.

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He cuts his own hair.

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He does some cool card tricks.

He’s had a gun pulled on him twice. He was shot at once. (The shooter missed.)

Billy Idol consulted with Mark for his album Cyberpunk.



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