Moodstream by Getty Images

Posted on June 17, 2008 Under Design

Anyone in the industries of marketing, graphic design, advertising, film-making, journalism, publishing, and way more knows that the indispensability of Getty Images ranks right up there with Apple and oxygen. It's a one-stop place to shop for a mind-bogglingly huge…

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Fresh Salad

Posted on June 16, 2008 Under Life

We don't mention McDonald's too much on this blog (aside from a few snide comments here and there), but a new billboard in Chicago - masterminded by Micky D's ad agency Leo Burnett - recently got our attention. To promote…

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Sao Paulo: Art Protest

Posted on June 16, 2008 Under Art

When Rafael Augustaitiz - a student and long-time member of Brazil's pixacao tagging movement - staged his graduation show along with the rest of his class in Sao Paulo at the highly esteemed private art college Belas Artes last Wednesday,…

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HypTV 2008 Skyscraper Festival

Posted on May 21, 2008 Under Life

Most of us relish when the Internet is reflected in real world applications. But not banner ads. The HypTV people aren't exactly recreating a tangible Internet banner with speciously easy games and questions, but they do have access to a…

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Roku Netflix Player

Posted on May 20, 2008 Under Gadgetry

From the company that brought you the SoundBridge networked audio device, Roku just introduced their Netflix Player. The player is $100 and roughly the size five stacked CD jewel cases. It has plenty of connections in back including HDMI, component,…

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Mais Soma #5

Posted on May 15, 2008 Under Art

An interview with artist/local hero Herbert Baglione and a hardcore-turned-samba musician Kiki Dinucci are just two of the stories in the packed new issue of the Sao Paulo free bimonthly magazine Mais Soma from JoshSpear friends Kultur Studio. With a…

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Kelly D. Williams Update

Posted on May 13, 2008 Under Art

Last April we clued you in to the vast artistic talents of mixed medium artist and designer Kelly D. Williams. In case you missed it -- or have been jonesing for more of Williams' distinctly raw, unapologetic and explorative work…

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CineVegas' Viral Videos

Posted on May 6, 2008 Under Life

Normally, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Unless your mission is to hype the 10th anniversary of one of the hottest and fastest-growing film fests in the world. Then, it's all about getting the word out. Just like Sin…

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Take Me Back

Posted on April 16, 2008 Under Life

Like Lost fans, quantum mechanics professors, or McCain supporters, we like to exist in a constant state of confusion...all it a perpetual need for puzzling plot lines. In the webisode series Take Me Back, we follow ordinary Canadian citizen Al…

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Miracle Fortress: Have You Seen In Your Dreams

Posted on March 24, 2008 Under Music

Oh Michel Gondry, we're so sorry. You have no longer cornered the market on stop-motion videos using toys. Montreal band Miracle Fortress (which is mostly just multi-instrumentalist Graham Van Pelt from Think About Life) made a dazzling day-in-the-life video for…

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