Archive for October, 2008


Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

A cute (if vulgar) rant about the current state of signage in America from Aaron Draplin:

And he’s right.  Back in the day our signs used to be beautifully designed and engineered.  It was an art.  Now?  15K?  For that sign?

via Ajax Blog

Chiharu Shiota

Monday, October 13th, 2008

Some truly captivating work from Chiharu Shiota in the CentrePasquArt in Switzerland.

See more of her amazing work on her web site.

via FFFFound

Mark Wallberg Talks to Animals

Monday, October 13th, 2008

From SNL:

Andy Samberg is hilarious.

And apparently Wallberg is kind of pissed about it.  Which he should be — it’s pretty dead on.

The Big Picture

Thursday, October 9th, 2008


I’d never seen this site before:

It’s incredible.  Espeically looking at it on my nice big cinema display.

Here are a few samples (crunched down a little smaller of course.  to get the full effect, visit the site)

photo by Eric Lafforgue

photo by Eric Lafforgue

photo by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

photo by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

more after the jump


The Saddest Place on Earth

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Cinderella, Snow White and Mickey Mouse arrested as police clash with staff at Disneyland

Tough break, Mickey.  You call me when you’re sent up.  I’ve got friends on the inside.

Rolling Stone Knocks McCain Down a Notch

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Check out this Rolling Stone piece, along with the video in which contributing editor Tim Dickinson lays out the top 5 myths about McCain.

It’s pretty scathing, and great to hear that at least someone is finally raking this guy over the coals.

The guy crashed three planes as a ‘maverick’ pilot!  3 PLANES.



Monday, October 6th, 2008

I just saw the movie Once over the weekend and I really loved it.  I’ve been avoiding it for the last couple of years because I was worried it was going to be incredibly sentimental (two people who are down on their luck writing songs together in Dublin?  Yuck.)  But it was beautiful and rough and the music was excellent (kudos to Glen Hansard of The Frames and Marketa Irglova on that).