The internet is flooded with Experts. It’s very difficult to stand out and be heard unless your subject and approach are alarmingly unique.

Assessing this landscape, I decided to stake my claim on the under-appreciated, Handkerchief Arts. Long thought dead, or outright imaginary, the Handkerchief Arts offer tremendous, unexplored vistas. Little is known about them outside specialty circles filled with toothless hermits. These men, aside from their endearing artworks composed entirely of handkerchiefs, hate humanity. They create only for themselves and purposely remain illiterate and isolated to shield their art from mankind.

These men fear phantoms. I feel that mystery of the Handkerchief is embraceable by all. That lives can be changed, wrongs can be righted, if only the mind is able to focus on something concrete. On something achievable. Artistically shaping and arranging Handkerchiefs, whether yours or those of another, is worthy of such focus.

Combining style, function, social confusion and folding skills, the Handkerchief Arts have become my focus. Bringing it to the world, via reports, podcasts, video reviews and interactive polls through this, as of today, completely redefined, narrowly targeted niche blog, is my purpose.

So I am proud to announce that (formerly is the latest addition to the AOL family of verticals and media spigots.


Chris Weagel

Chris Weagel writes about the intersection of technology and parenting for Wired Magazine. No he doesn't. He can't stand that shit.

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