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Friday, March 23, 2007

An Idea Is Born

This is a short video I did for work. The artistic vision was inspired by the graphic novels of a budding musician, RTK. He published a series of underground satirical comic journalism entitled Raul the Psychotic Clerk.
The story, however, came out of a conversation between my pregnant wife and me. I was trying to compare what it's like to try and get a writing project done, so I decided to use a metaphor to which she could relate quite easily. This is what I came up with.
It pales in comparison to the glory of RTK's RPC series, but it was the best I could do in a short amount of time.
Oh, and the music is an awesome Chicago guitar player/violin plucker/whistler named Andrew Bird.

Sunday, March 18, 2007

Top 10 Reasons to Subscribe

10. No annoying autostart playlist spouting random tunes at you unbidden.
9 & 8. 
7. Who doesn't love email?
6. There's no way you remember the Web address. I don't even remember the address.
5. RSS makes you think of the Janet Jackson song "Miss You Much," and you do love Janet Jackson, and you kinda miss her.
4. You shouldn't have to come to me. The hilarious awesome goodness should come to you.
3. No matter how you slice it, the word blog still sounds stupid. Email and site feed sound debonair.
2. Subscription is a delightful word. It makes you think of magazines and the smell of cologne samples.
1. Deep down, you just plain care too much.


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