The Console Wars, or How Nintendo Failed its 1st Generation

The Console Wars, or How Nintendo Failed its 1st Generation

Nintendo, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Nin-ten-do: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap, at three, on the teeth. Nin. Ten. Do. In my lifetime, if there were a nostalgic image that could sum up pretty much all the […]

Top Ten Michael Jackson Memories

Top Ten Michael Jackson Memories

This is how I will always remember Michael best. I think he’ll be remembered similarly to Elvis ~ Sure he changed a lot and became something else over time, but in my memory Michael at his peak never faded. I know everyone is going to be writing about Michael Jackson. I know it’s going to […]

Newspaper’s Curtain Call and the Rise of New Media

Newspaper’s Curtain Call and the Rise of New Media

As the credits roll to ‘State of Play’ we get to see the last dance of the old paper company. The plates are put on these big rollers, sheaves of paper are pulled up into the air with fresh ink plastered upon them, and they are thrown into big vans for distribution. It’s one of […]

Nintendo Pride.

Nintendo Pride.

Chris Baily made these graphics back when we believed that the only good corporation in the world was Nintendo. It’s strange the crazy things we find to be true growing up… The last character may not be as easily recognizable. He is Cloud from Final Fantasy 7. At the time I honestly was angry at […]

F*CK Ad Campaigns: Stop Snickers Before they Stop Us.

F*CK Ad Campaigns: Stop Snickers Before they Stop Us.

When was the first time I heard those words that haunt my dreams? Hungerectomy? Nougatcity? Like most branding I thought it would go away in a couple of years, but this advertising resists those common norms. In fact I feel like everywhere I look today not only do I see the same terrible Snicker ads […]

Scientifically and politically how do we become a people moving forward?

Scientifically and politically how do we become a people moving forward?

I’ve been thinking for a bit about things. This is one of those thoughts. It is unfinished by a long shot, and I have plenty more random notes about the subject. In fact the whole thing after having read it over once is quite disjointed, grammatically lacking, and never concludes. However, I wanted to post it […]