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Entries from July 2005

Ogilvy

July 29th, 2005 · 4 Comments

“When you advertise fire-extinguishers, open with the fire.” – David Ogilvy

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Tags: design + art + typography

The dirtiest joke ever told

July 29th, 2005 · Comments Off on The dirtiest joke ever told

“The Aristocrats” is – how shall I put it? – an essay film, a work of painstaking and penetrating scholarship, and, as such, one of the most original and rigorous pieces of criticism in any medium I have encountered in quite some time. For those of you who have not already put down your newspaper […]

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Tags: tivo + movies + music

Indie Covers! volume 1

July 28th, 2005 · Comments Off on Indie Covers! volume 1

“The idea behind this was a simple one – collect enough mp3s of indie bands covering top 40 hits to fill up a cd. After I had been putting this mix together, I started to wonder what drives a smaller band to cover a famous one. Is it the kitsch appreciation that leads to a […]

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Tags: tivo + movies + music

Blog Depression

July 28th, 2005 · 2 Comments

“What is Blog Depression ? It’s a mood disorder that affects bloggers of all types and all ages. It can lead to …” blog_depression.pdf (PDF)

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Collateral

July 28th, 2005 · Comments Off on Collateral

We watched this Michael Mann movie from 2004 last night. Not being a huge fans of Tom Cruise – we were wary at best – but hopeful as we’d heard good things. The cinematography for the most part was stunning, with unique camera angles placed into every scene. The story line started strong yet faded […]

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Tags: tivo + movies + music

Links for July 27th

July 27th, 2005 · Comments Off on Links for July 27th

How to Screen Print a Poster. Start to Finish! http://www.fecalface.com/content/archives/004648.html Google Adsense Tips, Tricks, and Secrets http://www.wolf-howl.com/2005/07/google-adsense-tips-tricks-and-secrets.html Hanzi Smatter http://www.hanzismatter.com Linux command line tips http://www.iol.ie/~padraiga/cmdline.html Cambridge in Colour – Digital Photography Tutorials http://www.cambridgeincolour.com/tutorials.htm

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Tags: links + bookmarks

The Wes Anderson phenomenon

July 27th, 2005 · Comments Off on The Wes Anderson phenomenon

Is Owen Wilson the mastermind ? “Once upon a time, a young filmmaker from Houston, Texas, put together a yellow submarine of sorts—an enclosed cinematic world with a style and affect that was entirely his own, peopled with his friends and screen heroes. USS Wes Anderson delivered a couple of films that were small-scale but […]

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Tags: tivo + movies + music

At the cutting edge

July 27th, 2005 · 3 Comments

A freind ROJI who works for the gazette had a short article published .. “SAROJ BAINS Freelance In a fit inspired by humidity and heat, I walked out of my apartment on a mission. Coincidentally, Carmen, a good friend, pulled up on her bike at that same moment. “Where are you going?” she asked. “To […]

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Tags: family + friends

Links for July 26th

July 26th, 2005 · Comments Off on Links for July 26th

Nice photos of India http://www.r-flux.com/interest/india1/index.htm Designing with grids Part 2 http://www.markboulton.co.uk/journal/comments/five_simple… Needled – High Brow Ink Culture http://www.needled.com/ A Visit to the Adobe HQ http://photoshopnews.com/feature-stories/a-visit-to-adobe/ New Jim Jarmusch + Bill Murray http://www.brokenflowersmovie.com Be a Pirate !!! http://www.sandealessicasting.com/new_forum.html

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Tags: links + bookmarks

Take on Family Guy

July 25th, 2005 · Comments Off on Take on Family Guy

Last Sunday – The Family Guy opening animation was one of their best ever. http://www.stevey.com/movies/familyguy_take_on_me.mov

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Tags: tivo + movies + music

Photos from Michel Vrana

July 21st, 2005 · Comments Off on Photos from Michel Vrana

My friend Michel has been taking some very good photos …. pique.cc :: michel vrana

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Tags: design + art + typography · family + friends

The Evolution of Evolution

July 20th, 2005 · Comments Off on The Evolution of Evolution

Great animation with amusing narration .. my favorite line being “they spead like butter across the landscape”. http://www.them5.com/evolution/

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Tags: design + art + typography

Google and the Moon

July 20th, 2005 · 1 Comment

Love this … (too bad it’s only a small square of the surface) “In honor of the first manned Moon landing, which took place on July 20, 1969, we’ve added some NASA imagery to the Google Maps interface to help you pay your own visit to our celestial neighbor. Happy lunar surfing. More about Google […]

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Tags: montreal + canada + the world

Amazed

July 18th, 2005 · 1 Comment

My Girlfriend shocked me with a present today. Absolutely blown away. She rules ! http://www.apple.com/ca/ipod/color

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Tags: tech + the internet

The Common Desk

July 18th, 2005 · Comments Off on The Common Desk

The common desk Short film about your creative desk http://www.newstoday.com/cinema/cinema.php?id=28

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Tags: design + art + typography