99 Logos for Beer on the Wall
September 21, 2010

The bar industry will bring in half a trillion dollars this year. Is this just an excuse to write about beer? No. Well, okay, yes it is, but I have a good reason.

August 23, 2010

How breaking a corny old glass was actually pretty upseting.

New York City in 10 Ounces
April 30, 2010

Yesterday, April 29, the New York Times reported that Leslie Buck, designer of the famous Anthora paper coffee cup, pictured top-right, passed away. The whole article can be read here, and I recommend giving it a look. It's a pretty interesting read, covering not only Buck's fascinating life, but also how a design that is just perfect for its market can take off and develop a life of its own.

Scavenger Types
September 1, 2009

There are the fun and cool scavengers that get to be in nature documentaries, like the hyena and remora. Then there are the creepy and much-hated scavengers, like the rat, vulture and weird guy with glasses straps and stained monochrome T-shirt you always see in the bargain sections of bookstores, studying huge hardcover books like "Gulches: Long Holes of the Southwest." Me though, I'm going to go with the zombie as my favorite scavenger. Partly because they're awesome (I sure do love a good zombie movie), but also because they make their living off the brains of others, which is just what I'm about to do. Below are few links to articles I've found,  accompanied by neat little summaries.