Author: Mark

Phineas and Ferb : Fossils, dun dun dun!

Phineas and Ferb : Fossils, dun dun dun! If any one wants to see a cartoon version of Mark Hopkins they need to watch Phineas and Ferb! It's hilarious. Here's the Youtube link in case you're...

Stratford and Chicago

I recently went on a trip and my mission was to see art.  It was wonderful.  That’s not to say that there isn’t great art being produced in this city, but I find sometimes...

Pretty, Witty and Gay

S-A-B is taking part in verb theatre's cabaret "pretty witty and gay' at the night club Twisted. It will be evening celebrating sexual diversity. We are excited because in some ways ithe project is...

TED – Sir Ken Robinson on creativity

I'm a bit behind the times - until recently, I had never seen a TED lecture. TED stands for "Technology, Entertainment, Design" and, at its core, it is a series of conferences that brings together...

Things I Never Thought I'd Do

Pie Cans Whip Cream Feather Bucket Embarassing Underwear Floss Fish Other things: Wheel of Happy Fun time things Need something “gross” for the bucket… (possibly pudding, jello, tartar sauce, mayo, can of soup) Garbage Bags or Tarp Banner A chair Laptop Digital Camera cooler ice ? A table? tequila? Big Sheets of Paper Tape Markers Bondage...

Post-Cycle

Occasionally - and with great trepidation - I operate as an independent artist, away from Swallow-a-Bicycle. The next such occasion is coming up quickly - an event called Post on June 1st. It's the brainchild...

Nibbler the Churchmouse

Our production of Shhhh! has wrapped, and it was a big success for the Swallow-a-Bicycle team. Thank you to everyone who came out! The show was particularly challenging for me because I decided, somewhat recklessly,...

In the blog world at last

Seeing as I was the one who harassed these guys for a blog page on our fancy new website I suppose it’s time I write something. I was hoping that these pages would be a...

Wardrobe

I eventually settled on an outfit for Sexual Outlaws. Sorry,...

All Leda's Fault

I think it important to reitarate that the title and theme are really all Leda's fault. People think mark and i are constantly throwing sex parties or something. Actually Leda got the burlesque troop...

Outlawed

It seemed like a great idea. "Let's have a party!" Okay, that sounds good. What should we call it? Something... y'know... something sexy. Tantalizing. Sins and Inhibitions? Sinful Desires! Carnal Desires. Carnal Inhibitions? Friday Night F**k! "It's on...

No longer emerging

Well i am going to write so Mark doesn't feel so lonely. I just turned 30 which i believe makes me no longer an "emerging artist". This means i am now qualified to tell...