Monthly Archives: August 2006

Fuse Kit Update – 1.1z has dropped a new Fuse Kit on his site. Go get it! Why do you need The Fuse Kit in Adobe Flash? Do you like the motion on Leo Burnett? Billy Harvey Music? Any of the work of How about Group 94? Kurt Noble? Firstborn? TCC? Now I’m not saying every one of […]

Beautiful Evidence

Looks like Edward Tufte has a new book out, new to me at least: Beautiful Evidence, by Edward R. Tufte

Friday Inspiration

Women I, 1950-52, Oil on canvas, 75 7/8″ x 58″ There’s a dimension that we don’t understand. In other words, if you have a landscape or and interior you have a space. You can deal with it in terms of images and what-not. But you can’t really understand what paint is doing. Paint is doing […]


I might have to pick this shirt up:

Presstube Screensavers for OS X

I’ve had these screensavers for a while, and I figured I’d post them because they’re so damn great, created by James Paterson of Presstube. Click on the images below to download: The first screensaver can also be found at Presstube for Mac and PC.

Good Sources of News

Newsvine – “We believe in turning news into conversation, and every page on is designed to do precisely that.” Gawker – New York-centric News Overheard in New York – What New Yorkers are saying The Superficial – so I like the occasional tabloid news. Sue me. Engadget – because I love gadgets. Pitchfork – […]

Make Like Tom and Get Outta Here

After working with Tom Cruise for 14 years, Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone decides not to renew Cruise’s contract with the company. Well, when you start falling apart at the mental seams like Cruise has done over the last few years there’s bound to be consequences like losing contracts and having guys like me illustrate your […]

Poll: Most People Polled Are Dumb

Why do I toture myself by reading the “journalism” on From the article: Seventy-four percent of the 1,033 adult Americans polled said they believe an attack is being planned, according to the poll conducted by Opinion Research Corporation on behalf of CNN. Well. There it is. Now you know. I’m curious to know […]

Old School

Ahh the good old days of Flash 4 and Netscape 4.7 – the best browser ever… Is it me or have web development jobs become very specialized? Specialization is defnitely good sometimes – you don’t want a team of mediocre people just ok at everything. It just seems when I mention a floating div to […]

Microsoft Breaks Stuff A Lot

So Microsoft came out with a patch to fix a security flaw, but broke it instead. from Security Focus (found via Slashdot): The flaw, initially thought to only crash Internet Explorer, actually allows an attacker to run code on computers running Windows 2000 and Windows XP Service Pack 1 that have applied the August cumulative […]

Traffic Ranking

I’ve known about for a while, but sometimes its fun to see how my site and everyone else’s ranks in the world. 1,926,864th in the world. I know you’re all jealous.

MTV Overdrive

MTV Overdrive now works for Macs – happy day! (Still some kinks in the functionality as of this posting, but its a great start.)