For this week’s pick we bring you some silent footage of Mark Twain at his home in Stormfield, CT, in the early 1900’s. This film was shot by Thomas Edison and shows Twain walking around his estate and playing cards with his daughter.
Meg Onli is a visual artist and blogger born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Meg moved to Chicago, Illinois in 2005 where she received a Bachelor in Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has been with the Chicago-based art and culture podcast/blog Bad at Sports since 2006 where she is currently the Associate Producer. She has an unfathomable apatite for documentary films, 60s & 70s performance art, and cute cats. Meg has exhibited work in Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York City. Currently, she is working on a project that documents her steps in recording Motwonâ€™s first girl group sensation, the Marvelettes, version of â€œWhere did Our Love Go?â€