Jeremy Crowle – Interview

(interview originally published at UrbanVancouver.com) Jeremy Crowle is an up-and-coming Canadian painter, illustrator, photographer, and all-purpose lunatic. I recently had the chance to interview him and we got to talking about art, politics, environmental sustainability, and relationships. He currently works at a Vancouver graphic design studio and his work can be seen at the Alibi Read More …

Blog Search Engines, Directories, and Listings

I’d love to come up with a comprehensive list of sites that are weblog search engines, directories, listings, trackers, and major aggregation points. Here’s the group so far. Blogarama, Blogdex, Bloglines, Blogsnow, Blogstreet, Blogwise, Daypop, Feedster, Globe of Blogs, Popdex, Technocrati, Waypath If you know any I’m missing please leave a comment. I’d love to Read More …

*spark-online Version 2.0 Brainstorming

Lots of you are probably already involved and helping out, but for those of you who aren’t, we’re in the process of breathing some life back into *spark-online. We’re really early in the game so far, but here are a couple highlights. + We’ve selected WordPress as our publishing platform.+ We’ve begun to port the Read More …

Design and your strategy

A great new article posted today by Design Council. Design runs deeper than look and feel – it can help you decide what you do and how you do it. What comes to mind when you think of design? Your last office makeover? Your business cards? Perhaps it’s the artwork on the last book or Read More …

Web Design: The Usual Suspects

Cameron takes us through the development of his current site design. Good job articulating his internal thought process. Jason and half the frickin’ internet discuss CSS, XHTML and standards. Again! This one is a good intro to the whole topic though and be very relevant to people considering trading in their tried and true old Read More …

George W. Bush – Negative Capability

The following assertions were collected from public statements made by George W. Bush and his official spokesmen since 1997. Originally from Harper’s Magazine, May 2004. The President of the United States is not a fact-checker. I’m not a statistician. I’m not a numbers-cruncher. I’m not one of these bean counters. I’m not very analytical. I’m Read More …

McSweeney’s Lists

McSweeney’s lists crack me up. Here’s a couple of a favorites and a link to the archives. Titles of B-Movie Westerns That Give the Impression the West was Wilder Than Previously Imagined Three in a Saddle My Pal Trigger Under the Tonto Rim Pirates of the Prairie Pals of the Saddle Law of the Lash Read More …

Shout-outs. Vancouver Edition.

Time for some shout-outs. It’s been way too long. My friend Cris is now a rockstar. Josh’s company Burnkit redesigned. Boris is working hard at urbanvancouver.com. Cameron took a wicked Marketing job with Playground. Mr. X is burned out with Pimps and Chuds. Jeff is taking some time off too I think. Paul is going Read More …