Poor Yorick Entertainment

pooryorickentertainment: Design by Chris Ayers ————————— It occured to me while creating this poster*, *that the young members of “Le Culte du Prochain Train” (Cult of the Next Train) are not dissimilar to the students at Enfield Tennis Academy. This is the path they have chosen to becoming men and women,…

pooryorickentertainment: Subsidized Time is concocted by...

pooryorickentertainment: Subsidized Time is concocted by newly-elected president Johnny Gentle as a way to bring America out of a recession. Inspired by the Chinese Zodiac calendar, Subsidized Time is a way to monetize one of the most ubiquitous things around – the date. Each year, one of the products is installed…

Should web designers know how to code?

I have asked and have been asked this question numerous times over my career. I have very good friends who disagree with me completely on my opinion, and I’m on the cusp of teaching a web design class to unsuspecting, pliable minds and I need to decide – soon – what…

What's in a name?

Yeah, such a clever title for a post. I’ll just go ahead and quote myself here: “Sometimes I’m so fucking predictable I can’t stand it.” Which brings me rather nicely to the real point of this post, which is to expound on my thoughts of what it…

The Infauxgraphic Epidemic

As has been pointed out frequently lately, there’s a strong groundswell of designers taking it upon themselves to create data visualizations that at first blush appear to be legitimate but upon further review simply reveal nothing more than the designer’s desire to impress you with their ability to…

Socialism is Destroying America

By Jaxon Repp, reposted with permission: This morning I was awoken by my alarm clock powered by electricity generated by the public power monopoly regulated by the US Department of Energy. I then took a shower in the clean water provided by the municipal water utility. After that, I turned…

Merlin

I agree with every word of this, except my favorite song is from Seacaucus and is called “Pretty OK.” “Hopeless” is a really, really close second though. merlin: Being a love letter to The Wrens and their 2003 album, The Meadowlands. Composed of an improbable combination of gushing prose, digital…

A decade of blogging

On March 18, 2010, this blog will be 10 years old. I haven’t been the best blogger, and I haven’t written this site alone, but over the years, it’s always been a place I wouldn’t feel right about not having on the web. This graphic is…