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faceoff friday: #6

faceoff friday: #6

Who would win? blob dude holding clock or blob tape dispenser dude? At first it seems quite clear that the clock blob would win. He throws that massive clock on tape blob and the game’s over. However, notice that clock blob is glued down onto a base. He can’t move. Tape blob can roam freely. […]

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coolest and best Batmobile ever

coolest and best Batmobile ever

I don’t know what I like most about this Batmobile; the spray-painted hubcaps, the poorly applied tint sticker in the rear window, the fuzzy Batman logo on the sidedoors, or the bat fins on the trunk. I suppose the bat fins are the most distinct feature on this car. I do have to give props […]

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faceoff friday: #5

faceoff friday: #5

Who would win? Leonardo da Vinci or Albert Einstein? My money is on da Vinci. He invented all sorts of weapons of war. He would destroy Einstein. The only thing Einstein could do is rattle off the theory of relativity and get da Vinci to think about it long enough for Einstein to pummel Leonardo […]

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brocolli pork cheese tortilla treat

brocolli pork cheese tortilla treat

I call this recipe Bro Po Cheeto. Ingridients:tortillacheedar cheesechilli-rubbed porkbrocolli I’m not much of a chef. However, the other day, my wife and I were having leftovers and I felt unusually experimental with my food. I placed some shredded cheddar cheese on tortilla chip. The tortilla chip was broken from a larger piece about 7″ […]

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man and machine in Art

man and machine in Art

There is a new giclee print available for purchase on Etsy. The print is derived from an acrylic painting on canvas. Here’s the artist statement: Presented in this painting are two subject matters: a giant industrial gear and a man with a hoe. How these subjects interact is the study of the painting. It’s unclear […]

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Futura Book "j" stinks

Futura Book “j” stinks

I have a client whose corporate font is Futura. Futura annoys me. Just look at the letter “j” in Futura Book. It looks like a confused “i” or an upside down exclamation point. Paul Renner designed Futura in 1928. Sorry, Paul, you were a great German (apposed Nazism from the get-go and a prominent member […]

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