About That Obama Announcement...

You may have heard that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has announced that he will be accepting his party's nomination at Denver's Invesco Field, rather than in the convention hall. The goal is apparently to open the speech live to 75,000 "regular" people rather than the delegates and other insiders in the nearby convention center.

That's all well and good for Obama and his supporters, but what about Bruce Rodgers? He's designing the set for the convention; he and the rest of the design and production team apparently just got word of this new development last week. I emailed him about it and he says he's in big meetings this week working out the details, and will contact us with more info soon. "Yeehaw!" was his signoff, which is not the expression I would have used if I'd been given this major piece of redesign two months before the convention....

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