“You always start in medias res” I'm listening to, obviously, Cloudbusting by Kate fucking Bush. Firstly, in medias res is Latin, and the phrase means “in the midst of things”. It’s usually used to describe a narrative that either starts in the middle of the story, or, as in the actually story titled ’23 Different … Continue reading You Always Start ‘In Medias Res’
I want to love you madly so I’m loving you madly. I hope you don’t mind… Blood and Guts in Highschool, Kathy Acker Kathy Acker at a gym c1984 © Steve Pyke/Getty Images I’m listening to Gibraltar by Beirut, and you should too. This quote comes from Kathy Acker’s wild ride, Blood and Guts in … Continue reading I want to love you madly so i’m loving you madly. I hope you don’t mind…
For each of us comes a time when we must be more than what we are. Lloyd Alexander, the Castle of Llyr. Listening to Mr. Follow Follow by Fela Kuti as I write this--you should too. I remember when I first read this line in The Castle of Llyr over 10 years ago. It actually … Continue reading For Each of Us Comes A Time When We Must Be More Than What We Are
Geddit? Gimme Shelter? A long tongue? It's an homage to the iconic Rolling Stones logo! The iconic lips were designed by John Pasche, a graphic designer from England, way back in the 1970s. Pasche would go on to design artwork for a ton of other bands like Jimi Hendrix, the Who, and David Bowie. … Continue reading Gimme Shelter Doggy Daycare and Kennel Logo
Shaving Face isn't a real barber shop (as far as I know), but this was an attempt to create a trendy, simple logo for a barber shop. Flat design has become pretty fashionable in the last few years for logos, and I'm personally a fan. Often flat images resize well and are easy to … Continue reading Shaving Face Barber Shop Logo
I've always felt a special connection to evil eye paraphernalia. The evil eye is prominent in many European cultures, not to mention my own.
Just my take on the beautiful South American tradition of sugar skulls. Sugar skulls, or calaveras, are a part of the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations on from October 31st to November 2nd. They are part of the ofrendas made by families to honor their loved ones, and are decorated with flowers, feathers, and … Continue reading Sugar Skulls