Wednesday, June 25, 2008

name that creepy monster

I always wondered who the poor schmucks were who had to dress up in these costumes and where the closet was that stored them. I always thought Sigmund was the sea monster. Johnnie Whitaker was Sigmund?! I think my whole sense of reality has just skewed. I never actually got to watch HR Pufnstuf because in my market it was on Sunday mornings AFTER dad came home from priesthood meeting. WHILE he was at priesthood meeting Batman was on. We'd have to be sure to listen for his car pullling into the garage and turn it off and pretend we were asleep. He'd walk in and feel the top of the tv to see if it was warm. Busted!!

Wednesday, June 18, 2008


I just read an article that described Michelle Obama as "independent" because she picks out her own clothes. This gave my ego a boost to know that I've actually been "independent" since I was about 7 and it also puts my mind at ease to know that a potential White House habitant possesses such a skill. Whew. Thanks media!

Thursday, June 12, 2008


So last night I went to Barnes and Noble to look for a book for my dad for Father's Day. As I was perusing the American History section I was privy to one side of a phone conversation being had by a man seated around the corner in fiction. It went something like this.
"I'm just sayin' when I needed you, you weren't there and now I have nothing."
"I'm just a man of honor. That's my code."
"All I needed from you was rent for one month and now I have nothing."
The flips are the turning pages of the comic book he was reading WHILE having this conversation. (I had to glance around the corner.) If I would have made myself more conspicuous I could have made out the words of the woman he was having this conversation with as she was speaking rather loudly on the phone. The book I wanted wasn't in the section, but I continued to peruse hoping to be there for some resolution to this man's predicament or the comic book, whichever came first. Unfortunately, the conversation never advanced beyond this loop of words and I retreated to the children's section. Judging by the pitch and tone of the woman's voice on the other end of the phone, maybe I would prefer to be reading a comic book while talking to her too.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

some new stuff

Here's the stuff I've done for the Gina Bachauer Jr. and Young Artists Piano Competitions. A couple of ads, posters, banners, program cover, web banners and t-shirt.

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

is it just me

Is it just me or out of the three tenors do Domingo and Pavarotti kick Carrares's behind or what? Although his face is the most entertaining to watch. Like you're on the edge of your seat thinking it might tear apart at any second. Last night I was watching them on PBS and his right eyebrow was moving in time to his vibrato. Awesome. But seriously, what would have been so wrong with "The Two Tenors"?