Monthly Archives: May 2014

Shawshank Redemption and the test of time

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting article on the film The Shawshank Redemption. It’s focus is on the continued revenue stream the film provides for the studio that owns it. What’s more interesting is how a movie is released, … Continue reading

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The Book of Sketches

Goblins and bears and the proper way to waste time. Two more pages from the sketchbook. Top one – just random. The bottom one has some goblin designs for an upcoming book I’m working on.

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What ARE you doing?

So I’ve been negligent in talking about what I’m working on right now. I think this is because it’s real work to me. Something I already focus on all day long (and often evenings) and when I get to my … Continue reading

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Why Libraries Matter

A great documentary about the libraries in New York City. This is from the Atlantic Video site. It’s by Julie Dressner and Jesse Hicks. Really gets at the big picture of why libraries are important. Even though we have entered an … Continue reading

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Do you buy books from Amazon?

Amazon is getting pretty angry and is now refusing to sell books from various publishers it can’t get a deal from on its terms. Seems like not so long ago that Amazon was the company you liked to like. They were … Continue reading

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Democracy of movie dollars

Democracy is a loaded word. Everyone has their own working definition. Is our government system here in the U.S.A. MORE democratic than Athens in the 5th century BC? We know the ‘will’ of the people is often ugly, reactionary and short-sighted. In … Continue reading

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Sketch Book

Pages from my current sketch book. These are just quick sketches to pass time.  

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