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Archive | March, 2008

it's a camera. no it's a light.

it’s a camera. no it’s a light.

The Perspektiva Lamp is a new concept from Transparent House based on an idea of incorporating an iconic item into the form and function of a useful everyday object while maintaining certain artistic qualities. Transparent House chose a vintage camera and flipped the whole notion behind the camera: instead of taking in light, the camera […]

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hard drive usb dock

hard drive usb dock

Take an internal hard drive, plop it into this dock and whamm-o, you have an instant external hard drive to use. Works on Windows and Mac. Not shown in the photo is the power cord and the usb cord. It reminds me of the old Atari 2600 console. (Gizmodo says it reminds them of Ninteno, […]

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black hole sun crooner version

black hole sun crooner version

My wife and I were watching American Idol and we found out David Cook’s crazy performance of Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” is actually a mimicked performance of Chris Cornell’s crazy performance of Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean”. It was quite a letdown to find out that Cook just ripped off Cornell. Oh well. Andrea couldn’t remember […]

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you are what you do

Yesterday I mentioned how I was a fool to buy canvas at the fabric store instead of the art store. Though I did learn a great life lesson from a fabric store lady back in 94. It was the first time I went to a fabric store on the south side of the Chicago to […]

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buying canvas

buying canvas

Since college I have been buying canvas at the fabric store thinking I was saving money versus getting the fabric at the art store. I was wrong. Blick sells nice 12 oz 60″ canvas for $4 a yard. Plus I get 10% off for having a Blick store card. That beats the prices at any […]

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dumsketball

dumsketball

We’re in the thick of the 2008 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament and my brackets are breaking apart as we speak. I currently hate basketball. It is dumb. I hearby declare that NCAA Basketball should now and forever be called “dumsketball”.

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Jack is back

Jack is back

I really thought Jack Kevorkian died years ago. I’m dead wrong about that. He’s out of jail and now running for Congress. His name brings back some memories. He was the subject of a couple pieces of art that I made in college in 1994. The first piece was really just an illustration. We were […]

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Wrigley Field scoreboard missing

Wrigley Field scoreboard missing

So I had a dream last night that the new owners of Wrigley Field decided to remove the famous scoreboard from centerfield. Everyone was very upset. I was outside the park trying to take a picture of the scoreboardless stadium. I had the perfect shot lined up. There was a great sunset in the background. […]

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