Maybe it’s my art background, but I’m very particular about the aesthetics of my tweets. When I choose to share something I’ve found, I tend to edit the preloaded tweet. That doesn’t mean that I won’t credit people with a “via @” or “ht @” But if it’s something extraneous that eats up my character […]
Facebook bought Instagram for a billion dollars. Perhaps MySpace will buy Angstagram for a few bucks.
I WON’T BACK DOWN FROM NEW TECHNOLOGY Tom Petty had a little fun on his 1989 CD release of Full Moon Fever at the end of track 5: “Runnin’ Down a Dream.” When something new comes along, you can either say “Don’t Come Around Here No More” or “Here Comes My Girl.” I choose the […]
by Rob Schnapp Selfish creatives see every assignment as an opportunity to add something great to their portfolios. I’ve been fortunate to work with many selfish writers and art directors. Just to clarify, selfish doesn’t mean pigheaded. Selfish doesn’t mean unwilling to share credit or take direction. Selfish doesn’t mean not caring about the client’s business. […]
Smellevision Replaces Television! Elmer Fudd finds himself far into the future. The year 2000. ”The Old Grey Hare” from 1944, while hilarious, was also kind of insightful. This Bugs Bunny cartoon was originally shown in movie theaters, not on TV (hint: it’s in color). Television was a brand new invention. At this point, nobody could know the […]
WAS KONY 2012 JUST A 48 HOUR VIRUS? Like millions of others, I was exposed to the Kony 2012 virus. And I exposed it to my family. But it seemed to only last for two days. To do our part, we ordered a kit. And waited…. Every once in a while they’d send an email […]
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Whenever someone proposes to do something that’s never been done before, there will always be skeptics. So when I started SpaceX, it was not surprising when people said we wouldn’t succeed. – Elon Musk A couple of generations ago, president John F. Kennedy championed the notion of our country being first to reach the moon. […]