Heh/Meh signs by Extraface When asked about what started his first “Andre The Giant Has A Posse” sticker campaign, Shepard Fairey tells the story that it was for an assignment that asked him to “affect the quality of the day.” I think that’s what motivates the parts of my work I’m most proud of. For… Continue reading ROFLCon. Wow.
ROFLCon starts in just a few short hours. Last night, Scott Beale of Laughing Squid kicked it off by hosting a truly memorable Drinkup pre-party at Asgard in Cambridge. It was great to be among so many people who appreciate a good piece of internet culture and love what they do. Everywhere you turned there… Continue reading ROFLCon Are Go
Building on these previous entries, here’s another challenge from Yahoo’s 2002 board game, sure to make you LOL: Yahoo’s answers here.
“TOS” — the kids love to throw that one around Click to reveal the answers. [Featuring a new Yahoo Web Speak game card each day this week in honor of Roflcon. Slightly more background here.]
I’m in Rhode Island all this week, enjoying a change of scenery as I work remotely from here and then attend ROFLCon in Cambridge, MA at the end of the week. One of my favorite things to do here is hit up Savers, a thrift superstore with locations throughout the country(except in Atlanta). I always… Continue reading Artifacts From Yahoo! Past
One way I look to use blogs is to get glimpses of places I’m not, and to keep tabs on where I am. My friend Ken recently started Live For Buzz which represents a really interesting idea for how to tie blogs and message boards together. EAVBuzz is a message board many East Atlanta residents… Continue reading Keeping Tabs On East Atlanta And LA
Uwe Boll Will Not Stand Down, Sir – Movie/Game/Entertainment fans who think Uwe Boll sucks have a petition online that says if the get enough signatures, Uwe should agree never to make another movie. 178,000+ signatures later, embedded below is Uwe’s YouTubed reply. He wants everyone to know that in his humble opinion he’s far… Continue reading The Friday Heh
Thank you Extraface reader Gegen_you. You have ended the search for an obscure 80’s Wendy’s artifact called a “Jazz Cap” that began in February with a request from Melanie and led to various sources including Wikipedia, Metafilter, the Wendy’s customer information line, one of my favorite bands in Australia, and the open internet. Thanks to… Continue reading We Have Jazz Cap
I’m very pleased to have taken home first prize in Joshua Strebel’s SXSW Business Cards Competition. My handmade, DIY card got more votes than those of some of the most talented and best-known designers and creatives. Heh, nothing has changed; these people will continue to be the ones you should look to when you are… Continue reading Extraface Wins SXSWCards Business Card Competition!
I’m about to flip the switch to a new version of my blog software. Hopefully it’ll go smoothly but I won’t know until I try it and give everything a once-over. Thank you for your patience in the meantime. I’ll delete this entry once I give Extraface a clean bill of health. Bananas Foster tableside… Continue reading Maintenance: Upgrading To WordPress 2.5, Things May Break