Monthly Archives: September 2009

Musician Spotlight: Band of Skulls

Source: Wikipedia and http://www.bandofskulls.com Wkipedia says: Band of Skulls is a British alternative rock band that formed in 2008 in Southampton, England. It consists of Russell Marsden (guitar, vocals), Emma Richardson (bass, vocals), and Matt Hayward (drums), who formed a band after they all met in college. Initially, they played at night clubs in the […]

Artist Spotlight: Meggs

Source: http://houseofmeggs.com HouseOfMeggs.com says: Growing up in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, Meggs’ early artistic development was influenced by the cartoons, comics & sci-Fi films of the 1980’s. Fuelling his vivid imagination and creating a passion for superheroes, fantasy characters and bold colourful graphics, such as those found on toy packaging and video covers. This […]

Artist Spotlight: Andy Howell

Source: http://www.andyhowell.com Zazzle says: Andy Howell’s roots are simple: skateboarding, surfing, drawing, painting, punk rock, hip-hop. He grew up immersed in the 80’s Virginia and DC punk scenes, making ‘zines, traveling up and down the east coast for skate contests and building ramps with his friends in every place they could find. Late nights of […]

Comedy Legend: Chris Farley

Source: http://www.hulu.com and http://www.youtube.com I was just reminiscing about Chris Farley the other day, and I found these videos on hulu and YouTube. and I can remember each one of these videos as if I had watched them yesterday. The man was a legend. Note: I was unable to find the unaltered “Chippendales” sketch. Click […]

Artist Spotlight: McBess

Source: http://www.mcbess.com I recently came across one of McBess’ jams, and was impressed. Then I saw another one, and I got more impressed. Then I saw the following video he created, and I became super impressed. Please, do yourself a favor and view his artwork here. His minimalist Flash website is very cool as well. […]

Typography Spotlight: Semilla

Source: http://www.sudtipos.com and http://www.veer.com Semilla is another typeface by OpenType master Ale Paul for sudtipos.com, available for purchase ($79) at veer.com. I was waiting patiently for this font to be completed, and just looking at this sample, I can say that it was well worth the wait.

Finally, we can all be T-Pain!

Source: http://bit.ly/12GKoO At first glance, this may seem to be the most ridiculous iPhone app yet. It’s actually quite genius…if you’ve ever wondered what your voice sounds like “auto-tuned” then search no further. T-Pain’s got the hook-up! The screen shots below are pretty self explanatory. Check it out, shawwtty!

Record Cover Awesomeness

Source: http://ifun.ru/view/89049, via Neil Hamburger The brilliant comedian, Neil Hamburger (@Neil_Hamburger) tweeted a link to these guys a short time ago. I thought they were pretty cool, here are a couple of my favorites. Click here to see the rest.

Drunk History

Source: http://www.youtube.com/user/drunkhistory?blend=1&ob=4 These videos are awesome! Derek Waters, of Derek & Simon, put together these short films in which he gets a friend drunk, and records them recounting a historical event. Brilliant on so many levels. The videos feature Michael Cera, Jack Black, and Danny McBride respectively. Warning: These videos are a bit spicy at […]

Artist Spotlight: Paul Linsley

Source: http://paul-linsley-interview.blogspot.com/ I was reading one of my favorite blogs:  http://characterdesign.blogspot.com/ , and came across some pretty radical artwork by artist Paul Linsley. CharacterDesign.blogspot.com says: I was born on the road and spent most of my life moving around the United States. I went on to explore Mexico and Europe for a few years, drawing […]

Artist Spotlight: Evan Hecox

Source: http://www.evanhecox.com I’ve been a huge fan of Evan Hecox for a while now, ever since he started creating designs for Girl and Chocolate skateboard companies.  Since then, he’s become somewhat of an idol. His typographic style is amazing as well.