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The Glamorous Royalite ’64

I was working on a little something for one of our clients today, and felt like it needed a little something to give it some…

Welcome to 2009

So I’m back in the shop, enjoying the view from my drafting table. I’ve been working on and off throughout the holiday season, but actually…

Faintly Macabre

I was thinking of how cool The Phantom Tollbooth is. I think it’s one of my favorite books ever, certainly was my favorite when I…

The Ultimate Vulgarity

Rosser Reeves made a series of TV spots for Dwight D. Eisenhower’s 1952 election campaign. They were some of the first political television advertisements ever…

Economics, With Cows

SOCIALISM You have 2 cows. You give one to your neighbour. COMMUNISM You have 2 cows. The State takes both and gives you some milk.

It Takes a Village, Comrade

This parallel universe moment made me giggle. And on a quasi-kinda-related note, here’s a quote from an anonymous Soviet news correspondent, based five years in…

All Growed Up

Big changes in my life recently have made me realize that I’m no longer a kid. Sigh. On July 18th, Tory and I bought our…

Artvertising

Advertising is a struggle. I beat myself up on just about every project I’m involved with, because what I’m really trying to create is lasting…

The Quality of Light

I can see it when the sun is setting – the quality of light is very special this time of year. I can’t quite put…

Queen of Hats

This is a momentous occasion…my first real blog post! Let me begin by introducing myself and telling you how I spent my summer vacation. My…