Dippin’ Dots are so 2000…E Ink is the future. Esquire magazine is making a bold move to use E Ink on the cover of their October magazine. What’s more, they snagged the rights to the deal from E Ink Corporation for a year. That gives them megacreds towards the potential future of magazine design. Remember… Continue reading Esquire, Magazine of the Future!
It was about a year ago that I wrote about Gainesville’s decision to close its doors to the occult. If you’re on the business end of the occult, maybe now is a good opportunity to try out your entrepreneurial venture again! Gainesville is now the happy home of one Silver Stars: A Sensual Boutique. This… Continue reading Silver Stars: A Sensual Boutique
Isi sends me updates from the science department regarding cloaking. Apparently, it is relatively simple to obscure objects from specific wavelengths – like a copper disc surrounded by an electromagnetic field. Unfortunately, the only thing that’s particularly useful for is hiding from someone who, say, can only see in a single color. Oh, and I… Continue reading Hide from the Color Blind
The longest amount of time spent, and time I am unable to account for, is research. Depending on the topic, I may spend a week pouring through as many references I can find on a particular subject to get a real good feel for the information. If I don’t require reference material as I write, it goes much quicker.
A co-worker brought in a copy of Food & Wine magazine for my perusal this morning. It includes an article on coffee, the result of which is from “410 man-hours [of] tasting 157 coffees and testing 67 coffeemakers (not to mention 10 grinders) to find the best of the best.” This is something I can… Continue reading An Obsessive’s Guide to Coffee
‘Just Bring ’em In From Space’ An Interview With the Creators of Aqua Teen Hunger Force By James Norton As genres go, ‘anthropomorphic food’ has a fairly lousy track record. What’s meant to be cute and whimsical typically turns out to be a mix of square and spooky. There’s nothing particularly fun about McDonald’s existentially… Continue reading Flak Magazine: Aqua Teen Hunger Force: The Interview, 09-22-03