Sonoma West News Article by George Snyder

“Dude, Where’s My Pen?” Photo taken by the Pen Guy During Art Car Fest 07 in Berkeley CA, after the How Berkeley Can You Be parade

George Snyder, Sonoma West Staff Writer just this week wrote a great article about the up coming Maker Faire event in San Mateo next weekend. As part of the story he interviewed Sebastopol area kinetic artist Bruce Shapiro, and my self the Pen Guy, who are exhibiting makers at the event.

the article is as follows

Maker Faire’s Sebastopol roots are showing
O’Reilly & Associates DIY event could pull 60,000 to Bay Area venue next weekend

by George Snyder
Sonoma West Staff Writer

SEBASTOPOL – What could be the planet’s fastest growing and richest garden for old-fashioned America’s backyard and “do it yourself” innovation, hits its third go-round this year when O’Reilly’s Maker Faire fills the San Mateo Fairgrounds May 3 and 4.

Sponsored by O’Reilly Media and supported by its Make and Craft magazines, Maker Faire celebrates people who make stuff: everything from slow-food, hand-sewn clothes, human-powered carnival rides, computerized robots, rocketry and devices that spit fire and cast lightening bolts…(link)