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This is a followup to my earlier post about the art school formerly known as The Philadelphia College of Art. Thanks to the Internet Archive which is probably the greatest site on the internet a number of odd, wonderful and … Continue reading
Having basked in comic books and old movies my whole life, architectural details were what cities were supposed to be about. On a morning like the one above, the ornamentation would catch the light and look glorious. These details also … Continue reading
I was never much of a pet person. My eyes would usually roll up into my head when somebody would start to go on and on about their kitties or doggies. He did the cutest thing the other day…ugh! Now … Continue reading
After crowing about my new, favorite sketchbook recently, I decided to look for more of the same since I was tearing through the current one at a rapid clip. I looked at the websites of online as well as brick-and-mortar … Continue reading
Tremendous news — the enormous electric boot is back on Broad! It’s been fully restored and illuminated!
I’ve sung the praises of the Roku set-top box before. For the uninitiated, Roku’s website can be found HERE or you can chase down articles I’ve written for this site HERE and HERE. The short story of the Roku is … Continue reading
Of the great pantheon of kid show hosts who graced the airwaves and won the hearts and minds of children in the Philadelphia broadcast region, Gene London, the genial host of The Gene London Show is one of the last … Continue reading
More whacky illustrative hi-jinx with my new favorite vector program Affinity Designer.
I’ve been playing with a ten-day trial of what for me is going to be the Adobe Illustrator killer. It’s called Affinity Designer.
I’m starting a new category that could be considered for cord-cutters or folks looking to save some serious cash by giving cable TV the heave-ho. I could be considered a cord-cutter in a way although I never had a cord … Continue reading
A while back, I wrote about my experiences with my Roku box, and it seems to be a fairly popular post. People seeking information on Roku boxes or the possibility of cutting the cord seem to land on my site. … Continue reading
This card was partially inspired by the folks who discover the image of Jesus on their toast and Joe’s current obsession with blueberry Pop-Tarts. Growing up, Joe’s Mom didn’t care that Lucky Charms were magically delicious, she bought Cheerios. And … Continue reading
As kids whenever we would discover something and loudly exclaim, “Look what I FOUND!“ my Dad would reply, “It wasn’t lost.” Such is the case with this art supply store I “found” for myself at 307 Market Street. I guess … Continue reading