“When Life Gives You Volcanoes, Make a Magazine”

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Writer and editor Andrew Losowsky has come up with a pretty neat idea for all “designers, writers, photographers, illustrators, art directors and anyone else who is stranded by the ash cloud, and would like something to do. If there’s one thing my ol’ ma taught me, it’s that when life gives you volcanoes, make magazines. And so we shall.”

That’s right, Losowsky wants to make a magazine “(working titles include Grounded, SkyFail and Someday We’ll Fly Away)” with the help of stranded contributors.

Are you stuck in an airport lounge or crappy motel thanks to volcanic ash? Learn more about the project here.

(via @brainpicker)


Isaac Fitzgerald has been a firefighter, worked on a boat, and been given a sword by a king, thereby accomplishing three out of five of his childhood goals. He has also written for The Bold Italic, McSweeney's, Mother Jones, and The San Francisco Chronicle. He is a co-owner of The Rumpus. Follow him on Twitter. More from this author →