My wife and I have recently become obsessed with the British television comedy The Thick of It, after having seen the movie adaptation of the series, In The Loop. It’s superbly written, and all the actors in the series and the film do an amazing job as ineffectual, self-important bureaucrats vying for power in a fictional department in [...]
B is for Bomb-Throwing! Written on April 13, 2009, by Zack.
Ask the man on the street how to create a successful product, and he’ll most likely respond with some platitude about innovation and research. But what he won’t tell you is that he’s an idiot, and the street he’s on is South Moron Ave. Because creating a successful product as nothing to do with innovation, [...]
yes we did! Written on November 5, 2008, by Zack.
Driving home from an election party last night, Amber and I came across a police barricade behind which 4,000 insanely happy Seattlites chanted, danced and shouted. Heading towards the throng, looking for a parking spot, we nearly hit a topless woman flagrantly disregarding the Don’t Walk sign. The event was incredible. Fueled by sheer joy [...]
A Very Maryniuk Marriage Written on November 4, 2008, by Zack.
Heyheyheyheyheyheyhey! Tomorrow is the big day! Time to find out if Obamarama will sweep the nation, or if instead I’ll have to immigrate to Canada! EXCITING TIMES! Since I voted last Saturday, I’ve got nothing to do tomorrow but sit on pins and needles and hope McCain supporters spontaneously combust at the polls (haha, I [...]
You mean they make more then beer up there? Written on September 25, 2008, by Zack.
This poster was illustrated by Pascal Blanchet, a man whose abounding creativity leaps right off the page and kicks the viewer in the face. It was created in response to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s “bare-bones approach to arts-funding” (to quote Canadian author Yann Martel, who has decided to protest in his own unique fashion). [...]