MEMORANDUM TO: All Eagle Brand Employees FROM: Jim Wesson (EVP, Enterprise Sales) RE: Design Critique of New Eagle Brand Letter Head Design Sandra (and all), First, many thanks to Renée for forwarding the new designs to everyone on the company list. Sandra, I know you were reluctant to get input from everyone, but I think we all can agree how important it is to get lots of eyes on something...
Blogging about productivity began to feel like drinking about alcoholism.– Me, from my Macworld PULSE talk on “Patterns for Creativity”
Merlin Mann's Top 10 for 2008
1. 7 and 3 (tie) 3. 10 4. 1 5. 5 6. 2 7. 9 and 6 (tie) 9. 8 10. 4
Seriously. Happy Holidays. Like the man says. Have a good one, and see you next year.
The Merlin Mann Amazon Store Blog Just posted the third and final tutorial on how to use your new camera. Thank you all SO much for your support this year. It’s been such an amazing one for The Merlin Mann Amazon Store. A very VERY Happy Holiday to everyone, and God Bless EVERYONE!
@hotdogsladies 這不再是Verizon的商店。 這裡的中年男子寫他迪克笑話– David Friedman, who continually proves he’s capable of anything.
Whenever I go back and re-read an email that I wrote a long time ago, I usually...– Scott Simpson
I always wondered how to change the world. Apparently it involves repeatedly...– Mark Pilgrim. Ouchasaki.
…opposition to gay marriage has no logical foundation in a civil society...– John Hodgman
Repetition blinds us to just how odd certain rituals of tradition are.– Chairman Gruber, on Apple pulling out of Macworld Expo, and, perhaps unintentionally, life.
Sensitivity training? Really? Just because I made someone cry? Look, he’s...– Trelvix
P.S. Did you ever notice that Peter O’Toole has a double-phallic name?– Groucho Marx, in a letter to Dick Cavett.
“I can see ’em waving from here...”
Everybody Likes Paul and Storm (In America) The internet is on fire over the the wonderful Paul and Storm’s ambitious (and delightful) “25 Days of Newman” — a loving, daily advent to their hero (and mine), Randy Newman. In which “Randy” creates new theme songs for classic Hollywood films. Gold. Try “The Big Lebowski.” With P&S’s...
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (with Jon Hamm) [via Chris Glass]
“Hot Rod,” we called him
The Long Winters Live at the Showbox DVD Preview The Long Winters Live at the Showbox DVD Preview from Adam Pranica on Vimeo. Gorgeous-looking new DVD of the El-Dubs, live in Seattle. I ordered mine. Get yours. Related: Here’s Roderick on Twitter. Also related: Here’s me interviewing John in my back yard. 012: Interview: John Roderick 016: Interview: John Roderick, Part...
Here are several delightful versions of Ellie’s and my current favorite song, “Turkey in the Straw.”
In my mind, Twitter is a sort of affirmation of an important life choice I made...– Jesse Thorn, utterly nailing it.
"Pony Gallup (Morning Surprise)" by The Five... →
youlooknicetoday: A listener wrote to ask about the YLNT theme tune. (People do.) Scott fielded the question and he did it well, so I decided to reprint his response here (and to share the instrumental version of the tune above). “Hi Rich*rd The song is called “Pony Gallup (Morning Surprise),” by the Five Senses. They were a mostly-ukulele jam band out of Montreal, famous for their 4 hour...
How to Use a Fucking Camera (Part 2 - Lighting)
How To Use a Fucking Camera (Part 1) on Vimeo
Had a dream last night that Yoko Ono was barbequing up a rack of ribs while...– Neil Lee