Monthly Archives: October 2009

United Breaks (and Loses)…

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United Breaks (and Loses)…
Brutal.  I remember seeing a blurb about this Canadian guitar player a while back – he flew United and they broke his $1200 guitar and refused to fix it.  So he wrote a song about it and posted it up on YouTube.  5.8 million views later, United wises up and invites him to their HQ […]

GeoCities No More.

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GeoCities No More.
Never liked GeoCities much, but it did attract a pretty wide audience back in the day.  Yahoo shut it down today, after more than 10 years of crappy websites.  Good article in today’s LA Times.

Miami Goes Down.

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Miami Goes Down.
Wow, I’m not usually too in tune to sports in general, but this year has been fun for fans of the New Orleans Saints.  Last night we came back from a 21-pt. deficit at halftime to crush the Miami Dolphins by a double-digit spread, putting us at 6-0 for the season so far.  This is […]

Bipolar Nation.

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Bipolar Nation.
I’m a sucker for infographics to begin with, and this one’s a doozy.  Interesting to see this all spread out for analysis… A concept-map exploring the Left vs Right political spectrum. A collaboration between David McCandless and information artist Stefanie Posavec, taken from the book The Visual Miscellaneum (out Nov 10th).

Rain Rain, Go Away.

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Rain Rain, Go Away.
Something about this makes me giggle.  The carpet doesn’t seem to match the drapes, so to speak.

Refill 2.0

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Refill 2.0
Allan at Vector Living sent me this illustration, figuring I’d appreciate it (being an absolute caffeine junkie). Love it.

In case of Vampire…

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In case of Vampire…
I go back & forth on the Vampire phenomenon, but really love this type of creative ‘disruptor’ advertising. Nice.