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I live in Chicago with my family, and I enjoy baseball, coffee, travel, writing, reading, and blogging.

One Creepy Carousel

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April 27th, 2009
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Two things came to mind when watching this video, directed by Adam Berg for the new Phillips CINEMA 21:9. [ Continue Reading ]

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Introducing…the New Tesla

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April 20th, 2009

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The end of one thing creates the beginning of something else. And with GM now on life support, courtesy of us taxpayers, Tesla Motors now appears to be the living embodiment of that concept.

While the Hummer is dying, the electric car is making a comeback. [ Continue Reading ]

The Contemporary Vintage of Carles Gomila

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April 15th, 2009

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Several of Carles Gomila’s works are entitled “Retrodiva,” which pretty much sums up the tenor of his art. He clearly has an interest in the female form, [ Continue Reading ]

Art from the Obama Campaign

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April 5th, 2009

obama1 Art from the Obama CampaignThe stock market keeps heading downward. Businesses continue laying off thousands of workers. And some who fancy themselves patriots are now openly rooting for his policies to fail. Yes, the heady days of last November now seem like a long time ago. [ Continue Reading ]

Too weird to be true

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April 4th, 2009

 

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A while back I described a one-of-a-kind experience at Hotel Everland in Paris.  A few days later, I spoke of my love for portmanteau words. And recently, something came along [ Continue Reading ]

Bottoms up, or something like that

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April 3rd, 2009

beer glass 555x400 Bottoms up, or something like thatThe world needs a website like Perpetual Kid. A place you can go to find a creative, offbeat, sometimes offensive, but always provocative gift. [ Continue Reading ]

Rockin’ a George Michael tune! And this is NOT an April Fools!

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April 2nd, 2009
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I have to admit that a lot of what gets played on the radio today doesn’t interest me. So imagine my surprise when I hear a familiar song turned on its head and rocked out in a way I never thought possible.

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An Artistic Tour de Force

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March 31st, 2009

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There’s something about Vancouver artist Ben Tour‘s work that draws you into it. And it’s not the red lips and spaced-out gaze of the subject above. His works first take shape as  [ Continue Reading ]

The Groundbreaking Work of Trapcode

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March 30th, 2009

Before Trapcode:
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After Trapcode:

trapcode7 The Groundbreaking Work of TrapcodeTrapcode is the brainchild of  Peder Norrby of Sweden. His privately-held company has released two apps for the iPhone, AirPaint and Tesla. The many plug-ins available from Trapcode have been used to create an astonishing array of  CG effects, including the ones above. [ Continue Reading ]

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