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September 22, 2010

Support Emily Henochowicz

Emily Henochowicz, my nominee for Secretary-General of the United Nations, is taking a break from school and needs some money, so every $5 Friday for October is going to go to her. I hope you can read this and send her whatever you can afford (via paypal at

You support me right? I need a little help from my friends. As my life story unfolds, so to does the animation I am creating. I know it will be an incredibly powerful work. I’m making it to share my soul. My creativity is flowing and it will be ready when it is ready. I left school because when you almost die, you realize life is short and you got to grab it while you have it. I need to pay my rent and eat sometimes, or get sketchbooks. So you know, wanna donate or pre-order some prints? I’m also selling pages from my sketchbooks. If you don’t have a lot, even a dollar would help.

Have some sketches - $20 plus s&h for five pages, $50 for five signed pages.

Tell me the piece and I'll get you a Kinko’s style print signed for $150 or a high quality professional print for $1000.

There's more, so be sure to read it all.


—Jonathan Schwarz

Posted at September 22, 2010 03:14 PM

Thanks for passing this along - this lady's bravery and talent make one feel very humble. Gonna pass this along to my children as well.

Posted by: Harpfool at September 22, 2010 05:37 PM

OT---I like your "Iron Law of Institutions" theory, and was wondering whether you think it had any particular application to the question of why the Dems chose not to bring up the tax cut (extension) issue before the elections.

Posted by: liberal at September 24, 2010 02:14 PM
"Emily Henochowicz, my nominee for Secretary-General of the United Nations"

I certainly share your admiration for her, but as Tony Blair reminded us in a recent BBC interview when he was asked about his future career ambitions: citizens of the P5 (permanent members of the Security Council) are, by rule or custom, ineligible for the Secretary-General's position.

Posted by: Peter at September 25, 2010 04:51 AM

Custom. In much the same way that a sitting member of the House of Lords is unlikely in the extreme to become Prime Minister anytime soon (though I can't imagine what difference that could possibly make).

Posted by: NomadUK at September 26, 2010 03:33 AM