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Fictional Band Trivia

Test your knowledge of made-up music makers!

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AP style month abbreviations with strftime in Liquid

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That Was 2019

The highlights of what I took in and put out

~ 19 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

Robtober 2019

A month’s worth of movies to help you stay awake

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Making Music, Update 1

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Sophisticated Partitioning with CSS Grid

Create compelling grid patterns by harnessing specificity.

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Making Music in 2019

My creative goal for the year

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Introducing Tinnitus Tracker

My live music diary is now a website.

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That Was 2018

The highlights of what I took in and put out

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Decades of Horror

Using personal data and crowdsourcing for film curation

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Robtober 2018

A month’s worth of movies to help you stay awake.

~ 10 minute read

Revisiting Incomplete Open Cubes

Behind the scenes of an obsessive art project

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About Incomplete Open Cubes Revisited

Exploring the extended potential of Sol LeWitt’s ‘Incomplete Open Cubes’

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Twelve Bucks, Twenty Years

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

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Design Doesn’t Care What You Think Information Looks Like

Sometimes convention is sufficient. Sometimes it’s not.

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V6: Color

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

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A simple Sass function for frame-based CSS animation

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Meet Column Setter

We developed an open source tool for building custom responsive grids that work in older browsers.

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That Was 2017

The highlights of what I took in and put out.

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V6: Typography and Proportions

The logic behind the layout.

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Robtober 2017

A month’s worth of movies to help you stay awake.

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V6: The Archive

A rationale for a redesign.

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“The Chosen” from ProPublica

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Links: October 2016

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Philadelphia: City of Brotherly Rock

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Beyond Pixels: Air Guitar

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Astro-Zombies

My third annual Halloween Misfits cover, along with some thoughts on nostalgia.

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Behind the scenes: Rob Weychert on the Archive by Day and Night

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Devilock

My second annual Halloween Misfits cover, including a treatise on what makes punk rock great.

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Inefficiency by Design

How my web site’s lack of a CMS has made me more prolific.

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US Air Guitar 2012: Washington, DC

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US Air Guitar 2012: New York City

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US Air Guitar 2012: Boston

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Musicians Templates

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Skulls

Celebrating Halloween with my first Misfits cover.

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First Responder

Under the hood of my first foray into responsive web design.

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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.

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An Interview with U.S. Air Guitar Competitor Windhammer

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An Interview with Reigning Philadelphia Air Guitar Champion Windhammer

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Windhammer

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Pharewell

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Fall Travels

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2008 US Air Guitar Championships

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Something in the Air

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Crunching the Numbers

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The 8600-Mile Journey Home (From Home)

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Rob Across America

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South by Southwest 2008

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Flying Southwest Airlines Southwest to South by Southwest

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Thirty Days Has September

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Rob Weychert from Happy Cog Studios

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Bridging the Type Divide: Classic Typography with CSS

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South by Southwest 2007

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The Hunt Is on at SXSW

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Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

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First Born

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The Horror

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The Inheritance

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In Search Of...

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Mint: A Stats Odyssey

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The Morning After

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42.66 Fluid Ounces of Freedom

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The Hills Are Alive

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An Illustrated Retrospective

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6 for the Price of One

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Return of the Second Cousin of the Fly’s Nephew

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

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

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The Philadelphia Film Festival ended a couple of weeks ago, and as it turned out, about 4 of the 8...

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The 13th Philadelphia Film Festival began on Thursday and I’ve managed to fit 8 screenings into my schedule this year,...

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BREDSTIK Entertainment made its second foray into frenetic weekend filmmaking, this time for the 48 Hour Film Project, on the...

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Over the last couple of months, this site has offered its visitors little respite from boredom. I’ll make no apologies...

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

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The sleepless National Film Challenge weekend is behind me and its results have far exceeded both my expectations and my...

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Dial-A-Spy: Production Notes

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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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The long-awaited Camp Naked Terror 2 web site is finally up, complete with pictures and video from the event for...

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Today I completed my first ever full-page magazine advertisement for a gay pornographic DVD. High five!

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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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The newest addition to the Projects section is entitled Snowfall; it’s a series of photos I took in the aftermath...

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Busy, busy week. We have updated the BREDSTIK site for the first time in almost a year, with Flash goodies...

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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...

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While I’m sure all (3) of my regular readers are enjoying my media critic pretensions, the About section does say...

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My animated LEGO Trilogy shorts collection will be screening at the Bumpin’ Big Top at midnight this Saturday as part...

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You may or may not have noticed that I redesigned the site. Welcome to robweychert.com Version 2, lovingly dubbed “The...

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Volumes 1 and 2 of the Lost Film Fest DVD compilations are now available. I’m not sure if they’ve actually...

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We finally got the pictures and video online from the Summer Camp Slasher Birthday Bash at Camp Naked Terror. The...

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

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Should I go see Trouble Every Day on Thursday or should I go see The Locust? I don’t think I’ll...

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Thanks to everyone who has given me feedback so far via e-mail and message boards. There will be some minor...

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Welcome, friends, colleagues, and strangers. This is the eighth redesign of this web site and the first to go live....

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