Friday, October 31, 2008
This Halloween season, bring an old computer back from the dead. Here's all you need to turn that dusty old Mac Classic into a glowing, Halloween treat. Besides a working computer and a little technical know-how (very little), all you need is three cans of spray paint and a bit of epoxy. And here's the best part...no slimy guts to clean out!
Make your own thanks to the folks over at Indestructables: Mac-O-Lantern!
Thursday, October 30, 2008
Smashing Magazine's latest showcase of vintage typography and the modern work it inspires is proof positive that retro is back (as if it ever really went away!) and is in fact here to stay.
Bookmark this one! Vintage Type Showcase
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Saturday, October 25, 2008
Man, I really, really love coffee, really good coffee...
Here's a nice relaxing and insightful read from Ted Botha about one of life's greatest pleasures... Beyond Starbucks.
And what's good java without a chilled-out, mellow background soundtrack to enhance your already fabulous lifestyle? Well, it's still pretty damn good, but I believe the right audio can make it even more of an experience.
So, with that in mind... Tune in, all of the above goes perfect as you listen to me and my buddy Brian Parrish spinning fresh and jazzy art school coffee vibes, every other Saturday morning from 7-9am on KSYM 90.1.
Dig it live or grab the podcast version somewhere over here: Hammond Eggs.
Sunday, October 19, 2008
Dig: The Girl Effect
Learn. Change. Share.
Gracias to William Drenttel at: Design Observer.
Friday, October 17, 2008
Sweet! Down 7-0 in seventh, my Sox stunned the Rays late last night forcing Game 6 in Tampa on Saturday night!
The Red Sox scored four runs in the seventh inning, three on a home run by David Ortiz!
Photo: John Wilcox
Thursday, October 16, 2008
Thursday, October 09, 2008
Con men, crooners, controversialists. Nope, this is not just another post about Bail Out greed...
Ladies & Gentlemen, welcome to the story of American radio - Anthony Rudel's "Hello, Everybody!"
I got mine - go get yours! "Hello, Everybody!".
Tuesday, October 07, 2008
According to experts like Terence Ketter, professor of psychiatry and behavioral science at Stanford University, sensitivity to one's surroundings is associated with both creativity and depression.
Creative people in the arts must develop a deep sensitivity to their surroundings -- colors, sounds, and emotions, says Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, professor of psychology and management at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.
Such hypersensitivity can lead people to worry about things that other people don't worry about as much, he said, and can lead to depression.
"The arts are more dangerous [than other professions] because they require sensitivity to a large extent," he said. "If you go too far you can pay a price -- you can be too sensitive to live in this world."
Hmmm... I knew there was some logical reason I always cry watching old beer commercials.... But what about us folks with such hypersensitivity that truly couldn't care less about things that other people don't worry about as much? Sure, I believe that yes, perhaps one can be too sensitive to live in this world, but once you understand that this whole scene we call life is just a blip on the life of your soul, it's so much easier to simply aknowledge that yes indeed - life's a freakin' tragic comedy, learn to live with it, try not to bitch too much and move on as you enjoy the ride as you do your best to be appreciative, thankful and nice and try not to be a miserable jerk along the way.
Read the entire piece: Experts Ponder Link Between Creativity, Mood Disorders.
And hey, don't miss my big Soul Doubt Show at the Blue Star Contemporary Art Complex!
Experts ponder link between creativity, mood disorders
Friday, October 03, 2008
Dig this - Go to www.hawaiiabera.com and use the code: thatsright and you'll score an amazing brother-in-law deal on your very own Hawaiibera...
Dude, you'll be so glad you did!
Thanks to everyone that came to my Soul Doubt Show last night and to my bud and Grande Kahuna, Reagan Wiliamson for the sweet new Hawaiiabera!