this is where we'll be chronicling a list of people who helped with/performed at #AFPcountdown…
and if we miss you, SORRY, there were a LOT of people who made thursday happen. just leave a comment/link and we'll add you ASAP.
THE BIGGEST THANKS TO: @indecisean, @_superkate_, @hayleyfiasco, @southships, and @gemini_scorpio
TROOPER OF THE DAY AWARDS TO: Hayley Rosenblum, Jeri Rosenblum, Adina Verson, Melissa Ulto (last-minute tech badass & loft-party-lifesaver), Najva Sol, Lars Lunde (camera), rollerblader Charlie (crew & cleanup), Brian Baxter (for Sixth Dimenxion), Jason Turner & Nick Shifrin (on Brian Baxter's team), Justin Colletti (audio engineer), and Ryan Anas (who always helps do amazing stuff without batting an eyelash)
EVENT PRODUCED BY: Larisa Fuchs for Gemini & Scorpio (w/ assistance by Najva Sol and others)
LOCATION: Gowanus Ballroom (who saved our ass at the last minute for the street party), and Gemini & Scorpio's space (for the loft party)
DJs: Andrew Ki L (of Two Bloody Tampons), Barney Iller, and Joro Boro
PERFORMERS: Shayfer James, Matthew Borgatti & his Anywhere Organ, Sxip Shirey with Adam Matta and Akim Funk Buddha, Prakash Puru, Asi Wind, Rio, Sean Von Gorman, The Statue Speaks, Natti Vogel & Najva Sol, Slavic Soul Party, and Kai Altair & Flambeaux Fire (who MAJORLY saved our ass at the last minute by welcoming us into their space for the street party…they're doing a show there, The Calling)
KICKSTARTER: Yancey Strickler, Kendel Ratley, Cindy Au, and EVERYONE else at their office who helped with this.
USTREAM: Gilad Gershoni, Tony Riggins, Joanna Dorfman, and Meghan Renelle
OPERATION SHARPIE PHONE BOOK THANK-YOU TANK VOLUNTEERS: Katrina Davies, Ashlie Jefferson, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Cat Lee, Clarisse Miller, Damon Ketron, Dana Green, Amanda Aponte, Kathleen De Leon, Kathryn Kovach, Karen Hester, Katie, Liam Delaney, Michael Anything, Mimi Bain, Ora Katz, Rachel Boyadjis, Ryan Anas, Sarah Kantrowitz, Whitney Johnson, and Zee Nelson
PHOTOGRAPHERS/BLOG PHOTOS: Kyle Cassidy, Andrzej Liguz, fuse.tv, tor.com, Lars Elling Lunde, Emily Pan, Arathrael, misplacedpom, coltermac, Lucid Revolution, and Najva Sol
ALSO MANY THANKS TO: ArtSee (and founder Elliott Arkin) for the art vehicles, Sal Genna (door/stage managing, assistant), Benjamin Cerf & Gaylen Hamilton (rock the plank/bicycle-pirate sea shanties), fuse.tv, John Reid (the balloon-dress guy), and of course everyone at Girlie Action (Vickie, Kevin, Felice, Jared, Sarah, Dana, and the whole crew)
and last but not least…
all of you who came out to the show/watched it from home/donated/shared the link and generally spread the word about ALLLLLL of this craziness.
WE ARE THE MEDIA.