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That Was 2022

My year in review

~ 20 minute read

William F. Buckley Jr. at Cannes

~ 1 minute read

Day 1,001

Notes from the bunker

~ 1 minute read

Two Emails from Twitter

~ 1 minute read

Mimi

Remembering Mimi Parker

~ 3 minute read

Plowshares

~ 1 minute read

Day 779

Notes from the bunker

~ 2 minute read

That Was 2021

The highlights and lowlights of another pandemic year

~ 16 minute read

Turning Ten: A Decade on Letterboxd

~ 2 minute read

Day 536

Notes from the bunker

~ 2 minute read

Day 472

Notes from the bunker

~ 1 minute read

Day 365

Notes from the bunker

~ 3 minute read

My Typical Day

~ 6 minute read

Day 304

Notes from the bunker

~ 2 minute read

That Was 2020

It sure was.

~ 16 minute read

Day 248

Notes from the bunker

~ 4 minute read

Day 232

Notes from the bunker

~ 3 minute read

Day 167

Notes from the bunker

~ 3 minute read

My Gotham Goodbye

~ 3 minute read

Day 78

Notes from the bunker

~ 2 minute read

Fictional Band Trivia

Test your knowledge of made-up music makers!

~ 4 minute read

Day 23

Notes from the bunker

~ 3 minute read

Sunday

Fuck Sunday.

~ 1 minute read

That Was 2019

The highlights of what I took in and put out

~ 20 minute read

Dynamic, Date-Based Color with JavaScript, HSL, and CSS Variables

A rational system for generating thousands of possible color schemes

~ 23 minute read

Making Music, Update 1

~ 5 minute read

Sophisticated Partitioning with CSS Grid

Create compelling grid patterns by harnessing specificity.

~ 18 minute read

Making Music in 2019

My creative goal for the year

~ 8 minute read

Introducing Tinnitus Tracker

My live music diary is now a website.

~ 5 minute read

That Was 2018

The highlights of what I took in and put out

~ 20 minute read

Twelve Bucks, Twenty Years

The strange story of a student film with a surprising shelf life.

~ 10 minute read

V6: Color

A new approach to one of my biggest design weaknesses, using basic color theory, HSL, and Sass.

~ 16 minute read

That Was 2017

The highlights of what I took in and put out.

~ 20 minute read

V6: Typography and Proportions

The logic behind the layout.

~ 15 minute read

Dear Mosquito

Encountering a tiny terrorist.

~ 2 minute read

Ten Years on Twitter

Sifting through a decade of 140-character moments.

~ 7 minute read

V6: The Archive

A rationale for a redesign.

~ 6 minute read

Chloe

A eulogy for a friend.

~ 2 minute read

A Guide to Unexpected Loss

What to expect from your first week without a father.

~ 5 minute read

Luncheon

Dining with famous women while I sleep.

~ 1 minute read

Self-Aware Statistics

Questioning the value of personal data.

~ 1 minute read

Calendar Living

The inner workings of my new time management system.

~ 1 minute read

A Plea for Civility

An open letter hoping to resolve a dreamed altercation.

~ 2 minute read

Hello Again

Catching up on three years of silence: what I’ve been doing, what I haven’t been doing, and why I’m glad to be writing again.

~ 2 minute read

An Interview with U.S. Air Guitar Competitor Windhammer

~ 5 minute read

In Sugar We Trust

~ 2 minute read

Exit Strategy

~ 1 minute read

Teach the Web: Rob Weychert

~ 3 minute read

Windhammer

~ 6 minute read

Pharewell

~ 2 minute read

Cursivert

~ 1 minute read

Here and Now

~ 2 minute read

Rob Weychert from Happy Cog Studios

~ 11 minute read

Murder & Mayhem

~ 3 minute read

Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

~ 3 minute read

Ten to Twenty

~ 3 minute read

1976

~ 1 minute read

Looking Down My Nose Into the Mirror

~ 1 minute read

Open Letter to South Central Philadelphia

~ 1 minute read

42.66 Fluid Ounces of Freedom

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The Creature from the Jersey Shore

~ 2 minute read

My Mother Is a Saint

~ 2 minute read

Tales of Misfortune #1: A Plague of Locusts

~ 4 minute read

No, seriously, let’s get this show on the road.

~ 1 minute read

In the 77 days since I last posted: I started a new full-time design job at TMX Communications. My face...

~ 1 minute read

You know, neither my physique nor my personality suggests a similarity to any hibernating animal that I can think of,...

~ 2 minute read

“Dead cats hanging from poles. Little dead are out in droves. I remember Halloween.” As of 6:00 PM yesterday, it...

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I remain too distracted to produce contemplative opuses detailing my recent experiences, so here is some brusque vagueness about my...

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Last night, I registered team “BREDSTIK Entertainment” in the National Film Challenge, which works like this: At 7:00 PM on...

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There has been plenty going on, but I haven’t had much to say about any of it. Lightning Bolt, Hangedup,...

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At exactly 5:33 PM yesterday, I joined a small horde of people in caps and shades at the Center City...

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The summer technically ends on September 22 (as anyone eagerly anticipating the redesign of this site should note), but most...

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There is a boy who lives across the street from us who hangs out in front of his house with...

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Every year, I take a trip to Chicago to visit some friends and spend some time in one of my...

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My friends and fellow Kutztown alumni in the Table Collective opened a small exhibition with a variety of work in...

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I was going to begin this long-overdue post with a verbose description of the difficulties of keeping a weblog like...

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It has been pretty quiet around here this month, due mostly to a hectic schedule of family gatherings and moving...

~ 1 minute read

Consider this: Simpsons Kwizzo. To a bunch of hardcore Simpsons trivia dorks, the prospect of just such a specialized Quizzo...

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Saturday’s 2nd Annual Summer Camp Slasher Birthday Bash at Camp Naked Terror (in honor of my roommates’ and my June...

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My roommates and I have found a rather nice apartment in South Philadelphia. We signed the lease on Friday. We...

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Congratulations to my cousin Bill and his wife Tara, who, around 3:00 on Friday afternoon, gave birth to my tiny...

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Today is the first day of the rest of my life. I have purchased my first tube of moustache wax...

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I was chastised by e-mail this morning for having remained mostly silent on the topic of the war on Iraq....

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I have accepted a job in the design department at TLA Video. After nearly fifteen months of unemployment, getting paid...

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Man, it just figures that the snowiest winter in Philadelphia history is the winter that unemployment renders the glorious snow...

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I had a dream that Sebastian Bach (of Skid Row fame) moved in with my next door neighbors. In the...

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I guess it’s been pretty quiet around here. In the last month: I braved the Philadelphia blizzard fallout to get...

~ 1 minute read

Happy Birthday, Dad! Lethargy month is drawing to a close. I’ve been out and about for the usual films and...

~ 1 minute read

Big congratulations to my good friends Kim and Kevin, who decided this weekend that they’re going to get married next...

~ 1 minute read

The Summer Camp Slasher Birthday Bash at our house this weekend was a huge, bloody success, so thanks to everyone...

~ 1 minute read

I’d swear it used to be possible to provide a direct link to a wish list on CDNOW… Whether or...

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