WBEZ | Chip the Monk http://www.wbez.org/tags/chip-monk Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Mission #60: Shout your love from the rooftops! http://www.wbez.org/blog/mission-amy-kr/2011-02-07/mission-60-shout-your-love-rooftops-81901 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/girl with megaphone.jpg" alt="" /><p><p style="text-align: center;"><img width="400" height="389" title="" alt="" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2011-February/2011-02-07/girl with megaphone.jpg" /></p><p>Last week's mission was about celebrating <strong>friendship</strong>.&nbsp; (You do know that the message-filled <em>&quot;Ode to All Your Friends&quot;</em> video is now ready, right? <a href="http://www.wbez.org/blog/mission-amy-kr/2011-02-03/your-friendship-video-ode-la-mode-ready-81711">Click here to see.</a>)</p><p>This week, with Valentine's Day just around the bend, Mission Amy KR is all about <strong>love, love, love.</strong> &nbsp;</p><p>As in, SHOUT-IT-FROM-THE-ROOFTOPS kind of love. &nbsp;</p><p><strong>As in, you tell me who you love, and I am going to grab my megaphone and literally shout it from the rooftop. &nbsp;And video it.&nbsp; And then post that video here for you and your beloved next Monday, Valentine's Day.&nbsp; </strong></p><p>Because really, what better way to say I love you than by saying I love you...loudly... publicly...and from a roof top?</p><p>Here's all you do:</p><p>Just hop down to the comment section and tell me who you are and who you love. &nbsp;I need the short, traditional format for this mission, okay? &nbsp;Like: <em>Amy Krouse Rosenthal loves Jason Rosenthal. &nbsp;Bogie loves Bacall. &nbsp;Barack loves Michelle.</em> &nbsp;You get the gist...</p><p>And in the meantime, here's a little something to kick off the week:&nbsp; <strong>Chip the Monk</strong> (who made his <a href="http://www.wbez.org/blog/amy-krouse-rosenthal/mission-57-introducingchip-monk">video debut here a couple weeks ago</a>) returns with this new video in response to the Big Life Questions you all submitted.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><iframe width="540" height="390" frameborder="0" title="YouTube video player" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ydPSQRxovcg" allowfullscreen=""></iframe></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><u>QUICK RECAP</u></p><p><strong>Your love message deadline</strong>:&nbsp; Place in the comment section by this Thursday, February 10th at 7:00 pm CST.</p><p><strong>New video: </strong>&nbsp;<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydPSQRxovcg">Chip the Monk's responses to your Big Life Questions</a></p><p><strong>S</strong><strong>ubscribe to Mission Amy KR</strong> (<a href="http://feeds.feedburner.com/amykr">and&nbsp;it'll quietly arrive in your inbox each week</a>)</p><p>with love,</p><p>amy</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Mon, 07 Feb 2011 16:16:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/blog/mission-amy-kr/2011-02-07/mission-60-shout-your-love-rooftops-81901 Mission #57: Introducing...CHIP THE MONK! http://www.wbez.org/blog/amy-krouse-rosenthal/mission-57-introducingchip-monk <p><p style="text-align: center;"><object height="297" width="485"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/HCP8QwP_Zlg?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><embed height="297" width="485" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/HCP8QwP_Zlg?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object></p><p>It is my great honor to introduce you all to a new and special friend of Mission Amy KR.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>I present him to you now, via the short video above.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>And Chip offers this personal note regarding our mission and next steps.</p><p><em>Hello Kindest Readers</em></p><p><em>I am pleased to make my debut here on The Internet.</em></p><p><em>I will do my best to meditate on your questions-- <strong>simply leave them for me in the comment section.</strong> It is my intention to create more of these videos for the peaceful world.</em></p><p><em>I would like to acknowledge musician Krishna Das for his masterful song &quot;Kashi Vishwanath Gange&quot; which you have heard here.</em></p><p><em>Yours with sincerity,&nbsp;</em></p><p><em>Chip the Monk</em></p><p>* * *</p><p><strong>Amy here again. One more thing.</strong> &nbsp;I chose this very day <em>(I have a dream!</em>) to launch <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/984535540/the-beckoning-of-lovely-a-feature-film-featuring-y">this new chapter</a> of The Beckoning of Lovely project. &nbsp;If you have any thoughts on how to help spread the word regarding this&nbsp;Kickstarter effort, do let me know. &nbsp;I have 50 days to make this happen. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Again, here is the <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/984535540/the-beckoning-of-lovely-a-feature-film-featuring-y">Kickstarter link.</a></p><p>gratefully yours,</p><p>amy</p></p> Mon, 17 Jan 2011 19:19:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/blog/amy-krouse-rosenthal/mission-57-introducingchip-monk