La Tete au Cube: Mistic Mirror

Posted on May 14, 2008 Under Design

It's been a little while since we've written about the surreal French gift shop, La Tete au Cube (who could forget the buddy towel or the cowboy flask, great gifts wrapped in classic French noir.) Their new items bring that…

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Rhythm is a Spring Water Ad

Posted on May 8, 2008 Under Food

It seems like the last thing the world needs now is a new brand of spring water. But if it's being sold by a puppet dancing to Snap's "Rhythm is A Dancer," the folks at Drench spring water have me…

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Walking Bike

Posted on May 7, 2008 Under Design

It looks way unconventional, but this clever Walking Bike by Max Night "kicks" at an impressive pace. The enterprising designer outfitted an ordinary bike with eight pairs of sneakers for his pal at Intersection magazine, and it truly does run…

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Kate T. Williamson: At a Crossroads

Posted on May 1, 2008 Under Books

There's a certain ennui that sets in right after college graduation. It's the first time that you're free from an academic life you've been enduring since you were five, but it's also the first time that you really have to…

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Delicious: Chocolate Haas

Posted on April 1, 2008 Under Life

We kind of have a soft spot for bunnies. From Watership Down to The Velveteen Rabbit, cute cuddly things in distress bum us out. Which is why Dutch artist Sander Plug's Chocolate Haas is morbidly fascinating. For those that were…

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Jumbo Jumbo Jumbo Jet

Posted on March 19, 2008 Under Design

By now you may have heard that Airbus' A380, the world's largest passenger jet had its maiden voyage from Singapore to London. The 471 passenger big boy is cleaner that a traditional jumbo jet, has more leg room than your…

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The Mentorship

Posted on March 17, 2008 Under Life

I'm a tad bit afraid of even mentioning a certain Tom Cruise-related church in this post for fear of perpetuating my own disappearance. Perhaps my cojones aren't as big as the folks at Barkley, the Missouri-based ad agency who in…

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Foster Farms: Transformation

Posted on March 10, 2008 Under Food

Not since Frank Perdue and his poultry-looking family sold us on his "all natural" birds have we been so taken with an advertisement for chicken. Foster Farms has taken Dove's "Campaign for Real Beauty" ads (the he ones where models…

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Posted on February 21, 2008 Under Life

There's some venture capitalists who're ready, willing and able to throw their money at whatever crackpot idea that comes their way. Then, there's the kids with the crackpot ideas who think it's okay to pitch anyone, anywhere, anytime for their…

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Silhouette Masterpiece Theatre

Posted on February 14, 2008 Under Life

While Valentine's Day is already shaping up to be hefty dose of hugs and snuggles for a good portion of the locals, some of us would rather a nice dose of the black humor to warm the cockles of our…

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