In Memoriam: Max Coustan, Beloved Best Friend, Cherished Teacher, Lousy Tax Preparer

We feel truly honored to have had the time we had with him, and know he touched the lives of many and made the world a better place in a lasting way. He will always be a part of us, but he will also always be missed.

Slideshow: The Many Mercurial Moods Of The Zookeeper Boss

His head looks like a coffee mug, and he’s in turns sweet, bored, bitter, and brutal. I’ve played Zookeeper since it was a Web flash game, and now that it’s an iOS game I have renewed my addiction. This gallery will be an ongoing tribute to the cryptic, likely translated-from-Japanese messages that appear at the […]

Today I am Lester Hayes years old

I still don’t feel a day over Rollie Fingers. I’m Lester Hayes years old. Judging by the sports uniform numerology, 37 could be a weird one. According to Basketball-Reference.com, only three players have worn the number 37 in the NBA – Nick Van Exel, Jack Smiley, and Metta World Peace, the former Ron Artest. This […]

Brand Hijacking on Pinterest is the Sincerest Form of Flattery

My first clue that this “Victoria’s Secret” Pinterest account might not be what it purports to be was their liking of my pin about a man winning a real-life Mariokart: I’m fine with brands engaging with users in this way, but this one felt a little off-brand to me. I clicked to their profile, and […]

A Delicious Lunch Starring Storico Fresco, Spotted Trotter, and Hope’s Garden

I just whipped up and ate this truly memorable dish for lunch today, made with foods from all local vendors, all purchased within a 2 mile radius of my house, some much closer. Here’s the rundown: De-case, crumble, and brown a couple of parsley & cheese sausages from The Spotted Trotter while you bring a […]

Affect The Quality Of The Day

When I think about doing work that strives to affect the quality of the day, I try to bring my mind back to this project and its (now historical) context, and what Shepard Fairey did with such a simple gesture. This is Shepard Fairey’s initial well-known public work, a Buddy Cianci sign where I grew […]

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