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Spencer Elden

Spencer’s an illustrator and also works at Obey with the famous poster artist Shepard Fairey. He also has the distinction of being the baby pictured on Nirvana’s famous Nevermind album cover. [via Kottke]

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Thursday Top 5

I’ve been too swamped to post the Thursday Top 5 on time for two weeks. Fortunately, no matter how busy I am, people still keep sending me funny and interesting stuff. A few of these below are recent finds, and a few are from the Top 5 archives. So here’s two weeks’ worth in one […]

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Thursday Top 5

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLcElvbTtuU] Chip Kidd and James Ellroy: A Mutual Appreciation [via Zeldman] Alternative Press Expo this weekend!Sadly, their site kinda sucks, and doesn’t give even a glimmer of how cool this event is. Here is my description of the cool stuff I saw at the 2007 event. I went last year too, but I never had […]

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PACT underwearNew company PACT makes undies with low global impact. Here’s a good article about them at GreenerDesign: “PACT Underwear Blends Organic Cotton, Nonprofits and Short Supply Chains”. http://d-9.com/vid_widget.swf?vsrc=http://flash.sonypictures.com/video/movies/district9/d-9/interview_2.flv Report non-humansTeaser for the film District 9, which came out last week. The science fiction film looks like an interesting take on racism. [Sorry about the […]

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z19zFlPah-o] Danny MacAskillThis is called trials riding. In my early mountain biking days Jason and I used to play at this sort of stuff, although he was waaaay beter than me; he even competed once or twice. I wasn’t serious about it. The height of my ability was to balance-ride along a ten-foot-long, six-inch-wide curb. […]

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Thursday Top 5+1

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WETeWdoz3cw] The Making of Little Big PlanetAlex Evans, Co-Founder of developer Media Molecule, visited the Wired Store to talk about the creative process that led to the making of Little Big Planet, and the way the game has unleashed the creativity of players. Christoph Niemann on coffeePretty funny; I had a similar late start at […]

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcQ7RkyBoBc] The Website is DownROTFLMAO MacBook WheelThe new shiny from MacWorld 2009. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gqX-HUnur8] Shepard Fairey profile by Time magazineFairey created an iconic Obama poster and sticker early in the campaign, and another Fairey portrait was chosen to appear on Time’s Person of the Year cover. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTM8y1CdHbo] The Blue SchoolThe three original members of the Blue […]

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pH32AFdQFGI] Leona Naess “Heavy Like Sunday”Her site is www.leonanaess.com http://www.humboldtcountymovie.com/embed/promo_1.swf “Humboldt County” the movieAt least the two writer-directors are being realistic about their movie’s chances. More about the movie at www.humboldtcountymovie.com Bear Creek ApartmentsHope Larson and Bryan Lee O’Malley have released a new short comic online, written by Larson and drawn by O’Malley. In releated […]

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Seattle

We went to Seattle last weekend to attend the wedding of our friends Patty and Rich, who met in Seattle but actually live in the Bay Area now. We stayed with our friends Chris and Jana, who used to live in the Bay Area but have since relocated to Seattle (Wedgwood, actually). Are you confused […]

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How icons are born

Felix Sockwell walks through the creation of the custom icons he designed for the just-out New York Times iPhone App.

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