Previously Archives

December 31, 2006

Why email is broken.

If email came to me as a paper airplane I would happily reply.

Mozilla Operator.

I hope Safari adopts similar functionality.

The best of ChangeThis in 2006.

Kick off the new year with a little light reading.

The Ridge.

A proper test of HTML based email.

For future reference.

Burning Crusade goes gold.

Have fun without me.

The most played games on Xbox Live.

I can't believe BFMC is so far down the list.

The year in comics.

Top five lists for the best writers, artists, books, etc.

Thirty-five ways they screw you at the drive-thru.

Time to Sadam the airlines and insurance companies.

Relics of the ancient world loom in the Roman sunlight.

Can Apple stay successful if Jobs steps down?

Ask Gil.

Sir Vacuum.

Designer and inventor James Dyson has been awarded knighthood.

Peter Gabriels TED presentation.

"if injustice happens and a camera is there to capture it, can it be ignored?"

Cameron likes Transcending CSS.

Me too, especially pages 204 and 205.

The widths of rights-of-way required to move 15,000 people in an hour.

Trains win. Now if only Amtrak could get past puberty.

Joichi Ito on World of Warcraft.

Mark you may find this interesting.

TMN best videos of 2006.

OK Go wins for conducting such a masterful coup.

Monocle, " affairs, business, culture and design."

I can not wait for the first issue.

Microformats icons.

Very, very nice.

Jeff is looking forward to palm trees on the front lawn.

Is it warm enough to bring the dinosaurs back yet? That would be so cool.

Traditional fist fighting In South Africa.

Fight Club, Joberg style.

U.S. death toll in Iraq hits 3000.

Does this mean we get a discount on Freedom Fries?

January 1, 2007

Faces of the dead in Iraq.

A chronological memorial of U.S. causalities.

Broncos team member killed in drive-by shooting.

"...the third NFL player to be shot in the past 12 months and the first to die."

Elected leaders snub President Ford.

That's pretty low, even for politicians.

January 3, 2007

One of many concept art walls.

January 4, 2007

Scientists want celebrities to fact check before they shoot their mouths off.

On the other hand, people who listen to celebrities need their head examined.

xPad opera.

Garret is back in drivers seat of the most under appreciated Mac app ever.

January 5, 2007

Bill Cahan, Gatekeeper of Design.

What a tool.

January 8, 2007

The Police are rumored to be thinking about an anniversary tour.

Two drops of pee came out when I read the headline.

January 9, 2007

Time magazine's plastic surgery bandages come off.

Hmmm, I wonder how long it took them to re-Photoshop the NYT.


A new addition to the Machead lexicon.

Sealand is for sale.

I guess the off-shore hosting scheme didn't work.

January 11, 2007

Whoooah Savage!

Best game soundtrack ever.

Hi, my name is Wired and I'll say anything to generate traffic.

First rule of Internet prostitution: Attack sacred cows.

January 12, 2007

David Beckham is coming to the Galaxy!

Ole, ole ole ole! Ole, ole!

Time warp hover taxi.

iPhone won't revolutionize the mobile web landscape.

Good to see not everyone is chugging the Kool Aid.

Design this.

Reminds me of my very first job.

Phil Borges at TED.

Mr. and Mrs. Powazek, you're going to want to see this.

Pictures and video of Jeff Bezos' space program.

Note the Discworldesque logo.

AT&T operations center.

Looks impressive but can they play Tic-Tac-Toe on the big monitor?

Dear Al Gore, suck it.

People of the northeast, please send blankets and wooly mammoths.

Web standards stole my truck.

Best session title ever.

I'm in the movie business, how about you?

Now if I can just get a cameo. I look fantastic in lab coat.

Five ways to clean up your snail mail.

Ryan knows best.

Inc 500 adopting social media twice as fast as Fortune 500.

Dear Fortune 500, give me your money and I will give you "social media".

Smithsonian's interview with Steve Jobs in 1995.

Jeff, see if the company will send you to Cupertino for an update.

"I'm wondering if NFL teams should have fight songs instead of playing...Guns N' Roses every game."

Yes, they should.

Christopher Guest.

Great interview despite the authors need for lithium.

Axel Erlandson and the Tree Circus.

When they can grow a tree into a Klein bottle, then I'll be impressed.

I wish we had had this in Alaska, stupid arctic weather.

Bonus: checkout the design of the information display.

There is a small mailbox here.

Got Friday?

Goodbye Cingular.

Never liked the orange asterisk guy anyway.

Removing DRM from TivoToGo.

The way Tivo treats Mac users is shameful.

Five-second tests.

I prefer to use six-seconds personally.

Saddam and Osama.

How did I miss this? Stop your Friday now and watch.

Overweb3D, it's patented technology!

Never mind the greek text and non-working links.

January 13, 2007


World of Warcraft surpases 8M subscribers.

That's almost $1B in annual revenue (considering that Chinese players don't pay a fixed monthly fee).

The Pirate Bay wants to buy Sealand.

Absurdity duplicates itself.

January 14, 2007

"Doesn't good writing take the audience into account?"

Maybe it's time I stopped writing solely for the hell of it.

Contactizer 3 Pro.

Blends many Apple and web productivity apps into one.

January 15, 2007

Spicing up your marriage the high tech way.

The only non-iPhone Apple story on the Internet today.

Feds open criminal investigation in Apple's stock scandal.

Probably a government funded play to get their hands on a few iPhones.

The whole story about that toxic spill and the Clear Channel "monopoly."

Lovely headline. Shame they coulnd't work in bat robots or sea squids.

U.S. Embassy in Athens was hit with a missle.

Haven't we declared war already? Shrub, you're slipping buddy.

The podcast recipe.

A free Pro guide from Apple.


From the nice boys at Iconfactory.

Pale observance.

From days gone by.

Soviet roadside bus-stops.

"Next stop the wild and crazy."

Airbag Industries sees all.

And there is nothing that we are not aware of.

January 16, 2007

Aleksey the Great.

The Borat of Yale.

Giuliani for President Campaign is looking for a web designer.

Despite your personal politics, that's going to be a fun job.

Comment no. 10,000.

We need to have a parade.

Go Barack, go!

Suck it Hilary.

January 17, 2007

Seeking 80's looking model to eat cheese.

Dan, this is your new calling.

Designing identities for small companies.

Where's the part about recovering from Illustrator?

"...if they held a gun to my head and told me they would pull the trigger if I didn't come up with an editorial strategy for the leading newsmagazine, I would say, 'Go ahead and shoot.'"

Roger Black on Time's redesign.

Dwell on Vancouver.

It pains me, cuts me deep, that I can not live there.

January 18, 2007

The other Iraq.

For your next vacation.

Faux Klingons.

Takei out.

January 19, 2007

Vista Sideshow.

Why are they so huge?! Is there an embedded VCR that I'm not seeing?

The One Who Showed Mercy.

I love artwork like this. More please.

SEED Magazine is looking for temporary design help.

If I wasn't chained to California I'd be there in a second.

January 20, 2007

Talent Is Not Enough: Business Secrets For Designers.

Absolute must have. I wish I had this years ago.

January 21, 2007

The Laws of Simplicity, Law 1: Reduce.

Thanks Todd. Looking forward to the next installment.

Design's lack of notoriety and respect as a substantive cultural activity is due in part to the lack of productive resistance.

Interesting article but it feels too short to draw such a bold conclusion.

January 22, 2007

Taking power, sharing cereal.

I'd rather watch this than American Idol.

Naked Trucker and T-Bones with Will Ferrell.

Looks like it could be funny? Need to see an entire episode.

Dinner at Schwa.

Looks amazing.

Fast web browsing with Lynx.

What's next? Fast texting with pagers?

January 23, 2007

Pirating the 2007 Oscars.

When will Pirate Bay host their own award ceremony?

January 24, 2007

Question of the day.

One-hundred and fifty words to a free iPod.

January 25, 2007

The look of 300.


Don't just read: Think.

Burn the witches! Burn!

Web 2.Clueless.

Enough already, it's time for this bubble to pop. Please.

January 26, 2007

NYC Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual from 1970.

Letraset goodness.

The Best Use of Web 2.0 Award from AdWeek?!


"I love it when in a newspaper gets exactly the right typeface!"

Me too Roger, me too.

Beatles stamps.


Fill in the blanks initiative.

The Design Encyclopedia could use your help.

Ricky Gervais meets Larry David.

And just in time for Friday.

Every ad in Times Square.

I'd love to see a night-time version. Thanks Jeffrey.


Ladies and Gentleman:

Only the best, starting at $100k.

"Vista's not all that much slower than what you're running now."

Shouldn't it be much faster? Microsoft you're going to the wrong way.

January 27, 2007

Running Movable Type on OS X with FastCGI.

Time to upgrade.

Vista: Why no one cares.

Time Magazine throws down.

YouBube gets the checkbook ready.

And you thought Jackass was bad for the future of our society...

An interview with Bowman.

Doug, I'd like to hear more about your thoughts on "Gesture UI".

Pimp That Snack's Cadburry Creme Egg.


Leibovitz takes on Disney.

Fantastic! Can't wait to see these in print.

Casino Royale hits stores on March 13th.

Now you can fast forward past the lame poker scenes.

January 28, 2007


January 29, 2007

Free font manifesto.

Great type, great price.

Shrinking Cities.

A study of places where people are leaving en masse.

PDF mags.

Lots to see here.

Zombies vs. Robots.

I love the style and tone of the artwork. I hope there's a trade version in the works.

Duke basketball report with Coach K.

A great behind-the-scenes look at college basketball.

It's Austin for your phone.

Bruce Campbell on his roles in the Spiderman franchise.

Let's hope for more Brisco County Jr. screentime.

Intel's Penryn could ship inside Macs at the end of the year.

Six-point saftey harnesses will be required.

Sweden to set up embassy in Second Life.

I'll setup my own capital when the graphics are better.

Newly Minted.

Upgrade now, it may just save your life one day.

January 30, 2007


But where is the red one?! Dammit!


There is no wizard behind the curtain.

Ogilvy partners with Technorati.

Jim Avery, I'd love to hear your reaction.

January 31, 2007

I wish actors would stick to acting.

Like I give a ratts ass what Josh Hartnett thinks he knows about science.

Molly joins the IE7 team to help get their act together.

Good luck, don't let the monster swallow you whole.

"Snap Preview is creating a problem while trying to solve a problem that never existed in the first place."

It's evil and must die.

Got sour grapes?

I support my friends, not a list.

Stonehenge builders housing found.

Also known as the first Animal House.

MT Enterprise and Microsoft Office 2007.

For Kevin.

UK Get a Mac ads.

Can't wait for the German versions.

Death rabbits.


This entry x where it should have y.

Confessions of a Yelp abuser.

The "Wow" starts now?!

Has anyone started a deadpool for Windows yet?

February 2, 2007

Boeing 777 wing ultimate load test.

Watch this an I assure you turbulance won't freak you out as much.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows!

Best title yet.

Now you too can be Jack Bauer.

Stupid clueless daughter optional.

Boston needs to ligthen up.

Don't let fear get the best of you.


"Order Here" part kills.

That's not just any 1959 Cadillac.

I wonder if they would take a web design company in trade...

Where's my iPod?

Oh to be wanted by a game company.

How to grok (that means understand) web standards.

I still say it smacks of butter and waffles.

Photoshop CS3 preview: The new interface.

Just make the beach ball go away and I'll be happy.

"She designed a plumbing system inhabited by a bluegill fish to detect an attack on the drinking supply."

I'm going to install this over the weekend but mine's going to use a cougar.

Who will be the big losers when the Internet revolutionizes television?

General Electric.

Get Humanized.

Awesome work Naz!


It's interesting to see how much web design is influencing newspaper design.

iPhonica: Vol. 2.

Icon series inspired by the iPhone interface.

Intrigue: 11.


Hail wallet.

Hurry, they're gonna go quickly.

T-shirts for wearing while walking in Boston.

A collection.

Continue reading "T-shirts for wearing while walking in Boston." »

Imitating a scanner darkly.

Not for the feint at heart.

Continue reading "Imitating a scanner darkly." »


Nice air!

Continue reading "Airborne." »

Poetry in Paint.

Because you can never get enough Jasper Johns in your day.

Continue reading "Poetry in Paint." »

Disney has sold 1.3M movies through iTunes.

I wonder what the ratio of Pixar vs. the rest of Disney is.

February 4, 2007

AirPort Extreme 802.11n unboxing photos.

I got mine this morning and it's unbelievably fast.

"Why did you add this button to the user interface?"

Dilbert continues to deliver.


That looks like a hell-of-a-lot of fun.

Apology accepted, Captain Needa.

Been there, done that.

The "bros" over at BMW Club Malaysia have a sense of humor.

Unlike the red-necks who send me hate mail in response to used airbags.

Tron revisited.

I wish they would do more with the franchise.

February 5, 2007

What hands can do.

Another classic commercial from our German friends.

Rainbow parkade.


and Office Jungle. The best commericals from yesterdays men-hitting-men challenge:


February 6, 2007

When astronauts attack.

I blame Tang.

"Web 2.0 Usability and design experience is required."


"When Disney tries to be hip, it looks like a good-natured dorky kid trying to act cool."

Not everything in life needs to change.

Back in 1994 it was alright to use animated gifs, tons of white space, and marquees...

Wow, you learn something new every day.

Coolest Star Wars art I've seen in a while.

And they kicked it off with Boba Fett!

February 8, 2007

A dollar short and a day late, not.

Nice work fellas.

North Korea ready to talk nuclear disarmament.

The Whitehouse has to be doing the happy dance.

February 9, 2007

Win $25M for the most innovative way of sucking harmful greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere.

Unless they throw in the Branson's Earth ball, forget it.

February 13, 2007


Please tell me it comes with six-point harnesses.

February 21, 2007

Seven ways to ensure customers will not hate you.

Hey, I have put my spin on things, you know that.

February 22, 2007


February 23, 2007


February 24, 2007

Shaving your head to beat the narcs.

White trash knows best.

Happy Dance Tron vs. DJ I Hate My iPod.

I blame Myspace.

Walmart, in South Carolina.

Tell me that's before/after a hurricane. Someone, anyone?!

February 26, 2007

CompUSA to close 100 stores.

They should save themselves the trouble and liquidate everything now.

Gifts from the GDR.

Ah the communists and their brick gift coal.

North America vs. the A-241/BIS Device.

"Notice, of course, that they leave Cuba intact."

Web 2.0 University?!

Really? Seriously, is this the best that mankind can do right now? Really? Oh, that's too bad. Any chance reptiles might want to take over again?

February 27, 2007

White House photoblog.

February 28, 2007

Ryan Irelan on the Hivelogic Radio Show.

For the ladies.

Muhammad Ali in the ring fighting Oscar Bonavena, Madison Square Garden, December 7, 1970.

"I find myself wondering if the "new era" of marketing is quickly becoming the cluttered noise that it is hoping to rise above."

Stick with the classics and common sense.

Jungle Cruise Skipper Night.

A comedy show where all the performers are former Disneyland Jungle Cruise skippers.

March 1, 2007


One of my own favorites.

Blueeyes magazine.

Rick, click through as fast as humanly possible.

March 2, 2007

The last bag.

Only Santa Claus has one better.

March 5, 2007

Twists N' Turns On Every Page.

The China problem.

"Huge horizontal markets have no echo chamber, no niches, no easy entry points."

Starbucks is publishing a magazine in Japan.

The official website look interesting.

Star Wars paper models.

Bobba Fett owns.

Yaris is your SXSW buddy.

By the way, not many people know this but Yaris is Japanese for Yugo.

Laying your energy line.

Not to be confused with current level of terror threat assessment.

"Contestants have to jump over a shark."

It's like Tracy Jordan says, "live every week like it's shark week."

Biofuels may not be so bio after all.

For the rocket scientist.

March 6, 2007

300 seconds of 300.

Can't wait to see all of the seconds.

March 7, 2007

Waiting in the Pits.

Outrunning the meme police.

So many punchlines in one cartoon. Wonderful!

March 8, 2007


Need one for the Nunchuck.

The eMusic Lookup is worth the visit alone.

Ryan's utility belt keeps getting bigger and better.

March 9, 2007

A commercial message.

I've always been taught that when Coudal calls you don't say no.

March 13, 2007

Tips on storytelling by Ira Glass.

I forgot to reference these beauties in our panel. Click and soak it in.

Crowd clout.

A trend briefing memo.

March 16, 2007

In a world, where Richard Gere can not cook

and a Rat who loves great food.

March 20, 2007


March 23, 2007

You're a ball buster!

Thank you Milton Bradley.

March 24, 2007

Visual language.

March 25, 2007

When renaissance fairs attack.

Who taught Sony how to do marketing online?

March 26, 2007

NIke is looking past Wieden + Kennedy.

Ad agencies need to get online. It's stupid they have lagged for so long.

Verbarius clock.

It's the NPR of clocks.

March 30, 2007

I will start podcasting tomorrow if Santa brings me this.

The price is right now!

Shaun, have fun in Tennessee.

Of couse with neighbors like this it's hard not to.

Green, Buena Vista.

Mark Coleran, visual designer.

Watch the large reel and get ready to drool.

What We Call The News.

Jib Jab does it again.

April 1, 2007

A Lego robot has been constructed to play a perfect game of Wii bowling.

Nerd translation: SkyNet now online and craving nacho cheese from a can.

April 2, 2007

Aflac can suck it.

April 4, 2007

A new study finds that having cancer striken friends may improve your physique.


Disney resorts had record attendence in 2006.

That reminds me, I haven't been to Disneyland in a while.


Can't wait to see these babies in person.

April 5, 2007


Still trippy.

April 7, 2007

Rustic fields.

Bank Proof Machine.

Jim, try to get one of these babies for a cameo in 72°.

April 8, 2007

Ten good reasons why Army men are better than action figures.

That said, nothing, absolutely nothing beats any Boba Fett action figure.

April 9, 2007

Legohead owns.

April 10, 2007

Dell Ideastorm.

It will be interesting to see how well this works.

April 12, 2007

LBJ had JFK killed?

I've heard theories with the Mafia, the CIA, and the Cubans but never the Vice President.

April 16, 2007

The largest McDonalds in the world.

Ok, now I have to go see that place.

I could have sworn that God was against Idol worship.

Then again, I didn't go to refrigeration repair school so that I could start calling myself a bishop.

April 25, 2007


May 2, 2007

Momergency kit.


May 8, 2007

My Grandpa taught me how to pray.

If Fray was around, this would have to be on the cover.

A first-glance approach to the No Asshole Rule.

Quoted in full because the truth dictates nothing less.

Turntable Lab 04.

I don't think anyone can top how cool this store is.

May 9, 2007

It's so important to stay hydrated.

And out of your parents basement.

May 14, 2007


May 16, 2007


May 18, 2007

How to give the perfect man hug.

Very important information.

May 20, 2007

A cubicle with a view.

So I take it the one on the left is the union supervisor?

"...the business is service not software."

Ditto goes for the design world.

May 21, 2007

The Cult of Ramsay.

Where's the website badge?

May 22, 2007

David's favorite NPR voices.

Mandalit del Barco p0wnz.

May 25, 2007

Ponte Vecchio.

May 28, 2007

"You know what they say about dark and stormy nights..."

Wherein Bronwyn alters a tale.

That's one slick laptop.

Too bad it will require Winblows Vista.


Digitize books while you validate that form.

The Vader Project.

A wonderful exhibition.

May 31, 2007

We all need headlines!

Oh, and short-shorts, we need those too.

The Story of Pixar Animation Studios.

I hope the book is better than the cover typography.

Dave, here's a workspace for you.

Looks like something out of Blade Runner.

Gapers Block celebrates four years.

You've come a long way baby.

The courtyard at Sultanahmet Camii.

June 4, 2007

Badonkadonk Land Cruiser.

Ethan just bought one of these chick magnets.

On the way to Yellowstone.

June 5, 2007


A tale of oil platforms and vacation.

June 7, 2007

State Street.

Letting go.

Shedding the material world always feels good.

Growing up.


June 12, 2007

The Traveling Wilburys remastered!

I only wish we had more to listen to.

June 13, 2007


June 14, 2007


An open-source (?) food project.

June 15, 2007

Enjoy is coming.

According to the NDA that's all I can say for now.

June 18, 2007

Camp Naked Terror 6.

Jason, you look good in daredevil. Wear it often.

Rue de Dunkerque.

June 22, 2007


Congratulations Brian. I'm sure everyone will miss you, dearly.

June 29, 2007

Four hours on a hot Sunday afternoon in the OC.

Joost rolls hard—OC style.

July 2, 2007


Check the hot dogs for flies!

July 6, 2007

Ollie Kottke.

Congratulations Jason and Meg!

July 7, 2007

USA joins the giants.

We can has World Cups title?

July 9, 2007

A series of videos on the new 787.

I can't wait to fly on one of these babies.

Why Daring Fireball is comment free.

I've been thinking about the comment future at Airbag. Lets talk later this week.

July 11, 2007


July 14, 2007

Goring two brothers with one bull.

They are an efficient, those Spaniards.

July 15, 2007

Five lessons from Costco.

Definately a company to look up to. Ditto for Starbucks.

July 22, 2007

Web noir.

An investigation.

July 26, 2007

Lighter Fluid and insect spray with DDT!


Watch Dunstan's technique. Obiviously there is a method to his madness.

Damn Garrett, what kind of USB hub are you using?

And can it solve the Middle East peace problem?

Arnold Schwarzenegger on 60 Minutes.

For later.

July 27, 2007


Looking forward to this.

The best blog you may not be aware of.

Seriously, Chris deserves your attention.

Burt Ratan's spaceport explodes.

That's too bad.

Running the Numbers.

Perfect link for gawking on a Friday.

"This weekend our 5-year-old decided to eat a screw."

Sounds like a Fray story to me.

July 31, 2007

Forrest snow from train.

You know it's going to be a good day when ALA comes out with two articles on writing.

That reminds me, we have a website to finish...

August 10, 2007

The Business Podcasting Book.

Congratulations Ryan!

August 13, 2007

Salon interviews William Gibson.

I've heard his newest book, Spook Country, is pretty good.

Televangelist loot.

I beleive there's a special underground place for these people. At least I hope so.

Skip Dessert.


August 14, 2007

Eberswalder Straße Bahnhof.

Unstoppable Robot Ninja.

Ethan's back baby!

August 17, 2007

Calgon, take me away.

August 18, 2007

The Talk Show.

A podcast worth your consideration.

August 22, 2007

Money art.

Luke says this was floating around a while back, I completely missed it.

August 29, 2007

We're known as sticklers for standards, purveyors of good design and creators of beautiful things on the web, but do they know us for being supporters of a great cause?"

If you're not able to give, at least link this.

August 31, 2007

A love letter to southern football.

More importantly, the composition of this page is enough to give me hope we haven't lost to the blog template look.

Miss Teen South Carolina calls 911.

I can has peace and puppies in Iraq-asia?

September 1, 2007

"After searching for the technologies I was interested in, I realized that more than ever panel speakers are talking about old topics."

Vodka makes for a great camera lense cleaner.

Is there a vodka to help create the lomo affect?

September 4, 2007

War is not a game.

Nova Scotia.

September 7, 2007

We can be noobs.

Just for one day.

September 8, 2007

The Birds, the Clouds and the Mountain Chapel.

September 11, 2007

I am jealous.

Honesty is the best policy.

September 12, 2007

Driving to Nowhere.

September 13, 2007

"...the most astonishing September 11th tribute of all time."

Tragedy can has Scooby Snacks?

September 14, 2007


Ethanfarmer makes his Flickr debut.

September 16, 2007

Maniacal Rage TV.

I wish I was half as creative as these guys.

September 17, 2007

Pioneer Peak.

September 18, 2007

You bro fractions aren't lame they're a really fun game.

Math, brought to us by Sir Bongs-a-lot the Math Stoner.

Chocolate Rain by Chad Vader.


September 19, 2007

Robert Jordon dead at 58.

Was in the process of ending his 12-book series.

Dothan, Alabama.

Short but sweet.

September 20, 2007


September 22, 2007

Caillou tandem.

Now we just need a version that will convey SUVs.

Continue reading "Caillou tandem." »

Team Airbag: Lunchtime.

Yeah, we're endangered like that.

September 25, 2007

Lights out San Francisco.

Great idea. Should become public policy.

"Open Up. Sense More."

Wacom tablets are the new Viagra.

October 10, 2007


A conference for Visual Thinkers.

October 11, 2007


Sure the future sounds sexy but it's so dangerous.


October 14, 2007

Watch the anxiety Garrett it'll kill you.

George Lucas went through the same thing once while producing Star Wars.

October 15, 2007

Super leathal twin-bladed samurai sword.

Will require additional training.

October 16, 2007

Barcelona 2007.

Can't get enough of that city.

October 17, 2007


Hopefully "retooling" means "writing again, frequently".

You've been missed Dean.

October 18, 2007

"No matter what you do in L.A., your behavior is appropriate for the city."

True, but you still have to drive everywhere.

Presentation Zen.

Perhaps this should be required reading for anyone presenting at SXSW or elsewhere.

"We need to learn to write."

I can not stress that enough. It's vital to success.

The Creation of Conscious Culture through Educational Innovation.

Read: Our society does jack to provide youth proper inspiration.

On the effectiveness of game marketing websites.

For the peeps at Red 5.

Keegan is holding an underground conference at SXSW.

Word has it that Senator Craig has already RSVP'd.

October 23, 2007

"...only 17% of Americans live in rural settings anymore. Only 2 million of those people work on farms or ranches..."

So who's buying all those damn pick-up trucks?

My commute in the rain.

October 24, 2007

Bad Dudes vs. Dragon Ninja.

The War on Terror just jumped the shark.

That's it we need a new nemisis now, China I'm looking you.

Canada's version of Peeps.

I thought they came with a chance to win a beaver?!

If you want to attend Bob Jones please leave your will to live at home.

Also, cheer packages are the new jazz hands.

November 1, 2007

We all have some practicing to do.

If you're not falling down, you're not skiing hard enough.

November 4, 2007

Thirty-dollars gets you a free t-shirt.

No decision making is required. Select and buy.

November 6, 2007

Coudal does hockey, in a week.

Oh the things clients ask us to do.

November 7, 2007

Ringo jumps.

November 12, 2007

Raul's Wild Kingdom.

Ah, Gigi!

November 14, 2007

Finding purpose.

Eric's no Jack Handy but he's on target.

November 15, 2007

Palm Centro.

Looks sporty. And I'm getting tired of AT&Suck.

November 16, 2007

Lanham Napier is George Bush's missing twin.

Watch the video and tell me he's sporting the wrong last name.

Spanish Civil War Print Culture.

An exhibition of magazines and war.

November 18, 2007

Derek, people are still jacking your old, old site.

It was good then, it's good now.

November 20, 2007

And we'll change the name to Conglomerate United Inc.

For Dan. Via Lizzy.

November 21, 2007


I just scooped Uncrate.

November 25, 2007

Jack Bauer saves the world with AOL 3.0.


Give One, Get One has been extended till the end of the year.

I wish there was a way to track how many have been purchased. Goals are good.

November 26, 2007

Celebrity Star Wars 3.

I would have put Britney Spears' face on the Millennium Falcon.


I'm with Ryan; I'll wait for the second version. And hopefully Sony will be involved.

"...step into a Slim Jim."

When kickers attack.

Microsoft to build a data center in Irkutsk.

Will place troops in Ural, China and Kamchatka to avoid attack from Ukrane or Alaska.

November 27, 2007

Soviet kitsch.

That reminds me, I really should move to a colder climate.

Podcasting holiday gift guide.

Ryan, what about microphones?

Born standing up.

NPR interviews Steve Martin.

Ryan opens another, fuller spectrum podcasting store.

One more and he's got a hat trick.

Writers are the most undervalued people online.

Preach it!

More please.

I'm waiting for one with our logo on it. *hint, hint*

November 28, 2007

Nothing says Merry Christmas like a Subtraction tee.


Coolest wrapping paper in the universe.

Quite possibly the in the history of man.



"Over one-thousand non-terrorists served!"

T-Shirts for the weary.

December 1, 2007

Mr. Beledere Fun Kit!

Prepare to want to punch something after you've wanted this.

December 3, 2007

WGN's own Chris Walken impersonator.

Quiet possibly reason enough to watch more Chicago news.

Uh, so it this

supposed to the visual equivalent of this?

December 4, 2007

The South Side is for sale?!

I'd buy that place just so I could turn the sign back on, it's neon'oriffic.

The Airbag Sweatshop in action.

Just waiting for the Boston office to comply with new work regulations.

December 6, 2007

Ethan Marcotte, interviewed.

In which Ethan reveals that singing in a boy band lead him to the web. Yep, yep, yep.

Four clauses.

Ho, ho, ho, ho!

December 7, 2007

December 7th, 1941.

Take a minute to remember where we've been and where we're going.

December 8, 2007

Why would I take advice from a website that has no references or qualifications for their writers.


December 10, 2007

Book autopsies.

Amazing, I want to see more.

Infinite Jest and the Sierpinski Gasket.

That's fantastic! Imagine presenting a website in such fashion.

December 14, 2007

Baseball commissioner vows swift response to steroid user report.

To form a new prison farm league for Bonds and others to play in.

December 17, 2007

Winter one-offs: P.


December 19, 2007

Parachute Pants City.

Cardboard breakdance mats sold separately.

December 24, 2007

Adam Greenfield on Monocle magazine.

Sadly, spot-on.

December 27, 2007

"Lines in Pakistan may experience issues receiving inbound calls due to recent events."

The world is flat.

January 2, 2008

How do I get this on my Amazon Wishlist?

I want mine in 1930's khaki please, I'll provide the logo as an EPS file.

Garrett's common writing mistakes.

Read. Learn.

January 3, 2008

Turning left in Moscow.

Must have been on a Monday.

WSJ calls OLPC a failure.

Behold the power of Windows, XP.

January 4, 2008

Sixty seconds in the life of landing gear.

Please stow-away all portable electronic devices.

Auschwitz through the lens of the SS: Photos of Nazi leadership at the camp.

An online exhibit.

January 5, 2008

Selling your house: Say it in gingerbread.

Make it out of chocolate chip and consider it sold.

January 10, 2008

"America is paralyzed by fear, and this fear has caused us to regard with great suspicion those whom we necessarily interact with every day."

And somehow this is still the best place in the world to live?

TED 2008.

Can't wait to see Brian Cox's presentation.

Wallpaper Awards 08.

Check out the restaurants.

January 14, 2008

Volkswagen Passat CC.

I will have one, it will be mine.

January 18, 2008

Manned Cloud.

Want. Want. Want.

A Lizardman.

A fallacy is a component of an argument that is demonstrably flawed in its logic or form, thus rendering the argument invalid in whole.

That's one to grow on.

January 23, 2008

No, this is the best Twitter in the world.

I want to see that scene in the next Wes Anderson movie.

February 1, 2008

Marvel works POS-MENS for Lost into their comic book line.


Cheeseburger in a can.

Uh, can't we cure cancer first.

"Be blunt up-front."

Notes from the SEED Conference.

Hiring, and firing, with your gut.

Also known as the Spartan Management Program.

February 3, 2008

Oh NBC, that's not Seal on Ice.

This is.

February 4, 2008

"...hey, Steve, doesn't that mean that sixty percent of the people in the U.S. read one book or more last year?"

The rest are listening to audiobooks.

Getting back to the basics to make your business more fun to run.

Way to go Howard!

The five most pwned newscasters.

Great way to start a Monday.

Thomas Allen.

February 7, 2008

Preheat the oven to 451.


February 8, 2008

Crazy, crazy, crazy round of poker.

What are the odds of this happening?!

February 9, 2008

The Flying Spaghetti Monster appears in Jeff's cabinet.

Dozen's of followers are said to be making a pilgrimage towards D.C.

February 10, 2008

Disney to spend 1.1B to revamp California Adventure.

Send the bill to Eisner, he's to blame.

February 11, 2008

Last man standing.

Remembrance of the last known veteran of the First World War.

Sometimes the truth both hurts and makes us laugh.

U.S. Army Divisions in World War II.


February 12, 2008

I am now the future Mrs. Unstoppabot.


February 14, 2008

"For the first time this century, more white cars were manufactured in 2007 than those in any other color."

Compact cars are still sporting silver—they've always been insecure like that.

February 16, 2008

Help rebuild Doug's library.

He's been through a lot lately.

On the American truffle initiative.

It will be the same as it is with wine, good but different.

Weeklong boycott of Ebay to start on Monday.

Will be interesting to see if there is enough solidarity to make an online strike effective.

February 20, 2008

"Stern dangled the possibility that the nudes would be displayed only in a museum or as part of his book and that the tamer shots would go to New York."

Somehow I think Lindsay knew exactly what she was doing.

February 26, 2008

"Note to dictators: Ditch your tailor; stick with the scrambled eggs and chest decorations."

Clothes make the leader.

March 4, 2008

"Today I had $4,000 worth of goods stolen from my small, humble abode."

Sorry to hear that Keegan.

March 10, 2008

Index Chopping Boards.

For the wife.

State of Consequence.

One of many fantastic works for the So-Cal Fire Poster Project.

March 11, 2008

"If Stanley Kubrick were to design a Murphy bed, this would be that furniture piece."

This could only be more perfect with a matching unitard.

March 18, 2008

Arctic expedition.

Ice Station Zebra indeed.

March 24, 2008

Der neue Passat CC.

This is what I'll be driving come November. FYI.

March 25, 2008

Donkey retires from the Mariinsky Ballet of St Petersburg ballet.

Said to be tired of being the only ass around.

Get Lucky dice.


Jim, I had no idea you were blogging again.

Folks, this guy has the best taste in music and other non-music media.

March 27, 2008

An interactive version of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For Jim.

April 5, 2008

Vintage computer love.


April 7, 2008

European Union to allow cell service on planes.

Such a stupid idea. Has anyone considered how annoying that's going to be?

April 8, 2008

"Richtel strongly implies that bloggers drop dead because they work in their apartments or houses all day and never get out."

Self-imposed stress has more to do with it, otherwise all of Arkansas would be dead.

April 9, 2008

Spring training.

Look out Bonds, you're record is going down—in a few years.

The Gold Kit surprise.

As seen on TV.

Khoi prefers his apps "offline", thank you very much.

I concur.

Swissmiss, SimpleBits, and The Big Noob join Authentic Jobs.

Welcome peeps, watch your wallet around that Croft guy.

April 11, 2008

Ryan wins today.

Nothing else is going to top that.

April 15, 2008

Motor Trend reviews the 2009 Volkswagen Passat CC.

I will have it, it will be mine.

"I thought I'd pause to reflect on some of the design and strategy choices I made with Monocle"

Must read for anyone in the online magazine business.

April 17, 2008

"I finally realize that she's actually doing her taxes right then and there, at the post office."

They don't call it 1040EZ for nothin'.

Jonathan Hoefler on the Iraqi origins of IKEA.

Pressboard, of course, came later during the Swedish years.

"We've got a million ideas...If not two million."

That would make for a great tagline. Sums up so much.

April 20, 2008

Sunday magazine.

Prepare for tears from laughter.

Sailing, America's Cup style, sounds like hella fun,

but so does three days of Forumla racing school..

April 21, 2008


The musical.

April 24, 2008

14. Rethink bottled water.

Yeah, drink wine instead. It's worked wonders for me.

April 26, 2008

In which Drew acquires a fish tank.

Before you can put fish in, you need the scuba-diver-guy-thing.


April 27, 2008

Battle at Kruger.

Apparently this video is a year old but I just saw it for the first time.

May 6, 2008

Pitching tents.

Sodom and Gamorrah indeed.

May 7, 2008

The Hill People Milk Gang.

Just another of many train wrecks in the South. Mind the language at the end.

May 8, 2008

The perfect product for lonely non-girl kissing men.

Yes that link is safe for work but not recommended if you're trying to date, you know, girls.

May 11, 2008

Trutz, St. Moritz.

Ryan, you should go here.

May 13, 2008

"There is a very, very, very fine line between looking hipster cool and looking like a child molester."

Uh, well, that depends...what color is their Members Only jacket?

In these tough times you have to fight for everything.

And that includes extra applesauce at dinner.

May 17, 2008

Hey, you stay classy Kansas.

Does anyone have the phone number for Dateline?

May 18, 2008

Amazon has finally responded to the growing Myanmar disaster.

Why did it take two weeks to get this active?

Wired and it's love for male facial hair.

They missed one.

May 19, 2008

The Wonder Twins.

"...finding work as been a little tough."

May 26, 2008

Boardmaster, the skate boarding superhero.

The Christmas Tree sidekick is teh awesome.

May 27, 2008

"I have a dead moose free for the taking.

So, if you want a free moose, please come and get it before the bears do."

June 8, 2008

"The Metis flag predates Canada's Maple Leaf flag by about 150 years."

That's great but you can't put infinity on pancakes.

June 9, 2008


Rob you are the wind beneath all of our wings.

Rob, before he could play guitar...without a guitar.

Rockin in the Free World.

Blow your actor in half.

I'm waiting for the Active Bullets episode. I said I'm waiting...

June 12, 2008

The Grëgtønes.


"...lawyers are arguing that only people of Lesbos have the right to call themselves Lesbians."

Anyone know Xena's phone number?

June 14, 2008

Creative Relativity.

"What started out as a pseudo-scientific parody of pop-sci writing turned into a pseudo-scientific pop-sci essay."

June 16, 2008

The monkeys ain't got nothing on me.

Gruber, if this doesn't merit a comment I don't know what will.

June 19, 2008

OmniFocus helps you focus on things and hey look over there is something blinking?!

Saved for later.

June 22, 2008

Mark Huot brings us a message.

Tomatoes kill, yo.

Un-pimp your ride.

For Naz.

Shouldn't the Institute of the Future know about RSS feeds?

Nix you live close, go over there and turn on 2001.

June 23, 2008

Dan Mall got himself hitched in April.

Absolutely fabulous.

June 25, 2008

Ryan if you don't have a WTF plate by the end of the week I'll be disappointed.

June 26, 2008

Flap N Snap 5000.

For Team Happy Cog.

June 29, 2008

The MBA myth.

So true, so very true.

July 2, 2008

I want the book.

And then I want to watch the off-Broadway play.

90 second Kindle review.

"...I think you should buy three Kindles if you can."

July 6, 2008

"I'll be working on my movie script all weekend..."

Drew, is this how guys are in Toronto?

July 7, 2008

Matterhorn evacuation.

For Mena, though she may not want to see the insides of the Matterhorn.

July 9, 2008

"Just push the back button on Gregory's back and watch this creepy creature's chest fill with red liquid."

This happens to me all the time.

July 10, 2008

"Free/Ample Parking."

Since when is that a job perk?!

July 22, 2008

Brain magic.

Skip the Spkie clip.

July 24, 2008

Alamo Mafia.

Think twice before you steal anything from these people.

July 25, 2008

Rob Weychert, age 62.

Just a peek from the future.

July 28, 2008

The sneeze.

For Hel.

Jump the Shark has Nuked the Fridge.

And it sounds way more bad ass.

July 29, 2008

My hands are still shaking.

Haven't felt a quake like that in a while.

July 31, 2008

I don't get the Mojave Experiment.

Talk about stupid, not once do they show Juan Valdez or say anything about flavor crystals.

August 2, 2008

I've got a better one, ready for six months and client won't return phone calls.

Gotta love those non-profits in Massachusetts.

August 3, 2008

"It is within the power of writers and artists to do much more: to defeat the lie!"

— Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, dead today at age 89.

August 4, 2008

Visual proof that ComicCon has Nuked the Fridge.

Warning: Possibly not safe for your eyes.

I can't believe this passed for journalism at the Journal.

My subscription has been canceled.

"What is coming out of our ground?

This didn't happen twenty years ago."

August 5, 2008

The BBQ Song.

Don't watch if you are remotely hungry.

Apparently Mars is made of rocket fuel.

Lets strap a space ship on the north pole, spark it, and hit warp factor eleven.

"It's not in the Bahamas, not in Second Life, and not in Dubai. It's in Raleigh."

Ryan, do you have the t-shirt yet?

Thirty years of Lego people.

Nothing beats the Fett.

August 6, 2008

Trinity Broadcasting Network worth close to $1B.

Time these folks get got.

August 7, 2008

"A trillion dollars for backed beans? I didn't know they had Whole Foods in Zimbabwe!"

Black is brilliant, as always.

Flipped collars are back baby!

That's it, tomorrow the pant legs get rolled.

If for some reason the Earth gets sucked into a black hole this weekend...

here's why.

August 10, 2008

Misforgivings of the mobile signature.

"...unlike desktop sig files, mobile sigs have emerged as a method to excuse and educate, rather than to provide a curriculum vitae."

Making time to make.

Saved for right after I finish this one thing.

August 24, 2008

Grapey the grape-lovin' jumping spider.

He died doing what he loved.

Pottery Barn's Star Wars bedroom.

Holy 1977!

August 25, 2008

If Terry Gilliam directed Transformers as a TV variety show.

What, no monkeys?

Top twenty five Dear Adobe submissions.

"Stop creating new features and make your software fast, stable and straightforward."

August 26, 2008

New Blackberry is having 3G problems as well.

Doesn't take Sherlock Holmes to figure out that AT&T is the problem.

Holy Crap will you look at the Moon Patrol print?!

Dear Santa, I have been so very, very good this year.

August 27, 2008

Dukakis apologizes for us ever having to deal with Bush.

Geez, by that logic Churchill should apologize for Hitler.

"Moscow is the most capitalist city in the world.

Most designer brands in Moscow, St Petersburg and elsewhere add somewhere between 20% and 40% on top of their prices for the Russian market."

August 28, 2008

"Featuring turn-by-turn guidance from K.I.T.T. and synthesizer lights that accompany the voice directions, this GPS makes fantasy a reality."

No Turbo button? Not impressed.

August 29, 2008

Hugh, this should be the official t-shirt of SXSW.

Make it happen.

September 2, 2008

Waffle House Wedding.

Jesse, you mean you could have had a wedding like this?

September 15, 2008

Is "Funnest" a word?

Brownyn, tell me you're going to respond.

September 17, 2008

"Wallace is the only one whose work consistently makes me ache with the impossible desire: I wish I could write like that."

Be the ball.

September 19, 2008

"Wasilla is just plain ugly, it's not a pleasant place to live. It's not thought out. And that's a shame."

I can vouch for that.

September 21, 2008

"This is a road in Lancaster, California that makes music when you drive over it."

Sadly, it's about to be destroyed due to complaints in the neighborhood.

Garrett points out every reason why I don't waste money on live concerts.

He forgot one though: most bands can't sing for crap.

Blackberry to focus on Mac support for early 2009.

Looking for any reason, any reason at all to stop using AT&T.

September 22, 2008

The rotating grid illusion.


September 23, 2008

Immigration gum balls.

Candy makes a great visual aid.

September 26, 2008

In a perfect world Narayan and I would take the day off and stroll 63rd street.


September 29, 2008

Another private space program breaks orbit.

Awesome, now where's my rocket car?

Look, if it can snow on Mars then why can't we have snow in California?

Earth is getting screwed.

October 1, 2008

Boats that were missed.

Things you might have heard about but have never read, seen, or heard.

October 4, 2008

The new Amazon Kindle.

Needs interaction. Reading without the ability to share or link seems weird to me.

Next version of Windows will be "Fluffier".

No word on how many unicorns and rainbows will be included with each copy.

October 9, 2008

Urban golf.

Stu lets go try this.

October 23, 2008

ALA readers on working from home.

I would think that "Wear clean pants. Daily." would be a good idea but I didn't see that listed.

Did you know that there are move slaves today than ever before in human history?

Brad has an idea on how to help raise awareness.

Famous people who have been homeless at some point in their life.

I thought David Letterman was still homeless.

October 24, 2008

Photos of Jet Blue's Terminal Five.

Take ten minutes and pour over the complete catalog.

October 25, 2008


Just for you Hefter.

"Does anyone else get extreme pleasure from twirling a Q-tip in their ear?"

Better question: Who doesn't? Throw rocks at them.

"Does anyone else get extreme pleasure from twirling a Q-tip in their ear?"

Better question: Who doesn't? Throw rocks at them.

October 28, 2008

02138 Magazine folds.

Goodbye dirtbags.

Ink blots David Gibbons made as a study for Rorschach's mask.