Category Archives: kids

5 yr old on Brands.

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5 yr old on Brands.
Interesting perspectives on brand identities from a young expert.

Lil Evel

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Saw this recently – this little guy, who has plagiocephaly, has parents who must have grown up in the 70s with me…  A+ for the Halloween gear!

Reverse Halloween.

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Reverse Halloween.
I love this silly Halloween comic – and the mischievous vein it taps – Halloween was always among my favorite nights of the year ;-)

Viral Rain Dance.

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Viral Rain Dance.
Twenty Bs pointed me to this amazing clip of some guys dancing on a rainy street corner in my old hometown of Oakland, CA.  Love it.  Joyful expression.

Bionic Action.

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Bionic Action.
Found this online – a 1973 ad from Kenner – makers of the Six Million Dollar Man bionic action figure.  This, along with the Evel Knievel figure, was the bomb back in the day.  The ad was in heavy rotation in early to mid-Seventies Marvel comics.

Back for More.

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Back for More.
I played guitar for this band in the late Eighties.  Looking forward to seeing them later this month!

DMC New Orleans

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DMC New Orleans
I’ve always been a bit of a turntablism geek, and hope to get down to the Hookah Club for this national, umm, battle.  Regardless, some of the older championships have been pretty insane.

Choose Your Own Visualization.

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Choose Your Own Visualization.
Children of the 80s may remember those awesome ‘Choose Your Own Adventure‘ books, in which the reader determines the storyline by choosing to follow plot path options.  This site features some incredible Flash visualizations of the plot possibilities as motion animations.  Select a Title, and then hit the ‘Play’ button to watch the magic.

Social Media Ghettos.

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Social Media Ghettos.
I’ve noted before that the vast, competing social networking sites seem to be aligning to members based on socio-economic status. The Globe And Mail’s Lisan Jutras continues the topic: Last year, Facebook overtook MySpace in numbers of members. If you are like me, you made the switch because information was better organized on Facebook, and […]

True Friendship.

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True Friendship.
Saw this on PopUrls this morning and thought it was sweet. Reminds me of hanging around the White Hen Pantry as a kid, reading their Marvel comic books.