I think media fatheads talking ugly garbage help make the world a worse place, and that’s why I’m going to put these ones in some new cartoons when I get started on a Precinct series later this year.
We’ve all seen lists of “tips” or “hints” on the internet, because they come up every time you search for info. They are written by arseholes who think that, to be noticed on the Web, you need to be “an expert on something”. They’ve read that the best way to do that is to write [...]
Lisa Dempster wrote a cool article about achieving your dreams. I just want to provide a short rebuttal. 1. Know what you want I know what she means. I want lots of things. Often it’s tempting to grab low-hanging fruit because it’s close by (the very reason Sarah and I leave fruit in random places [...]
No doubt you’ve seen the great new marketing tactic known as PARASITIC REBRANDING in action recently! This is where a consumer product is temporarily rebadged using the name of a much more popular object or concept, hoping that you will associate its wonderful qualities with the product. For example: THE ENTERPRISORS, an exciting para-media cross-digital [...]
Seeking a valid quantifier by which to judge your personal and artistic progress and likelihood of finding a method by which to support yourself in the arts? Stupid internet contests may not be it! I’m conditioned for minimisation and self-deprecation. I don’t like talking big about my work. I’m very uncomfortable with the idea of [...]
It’s another impromptu idiot project of mine!
As a big Queen fan, I was disappointed by their exciting new venture into social media marketing — a contest where they ask their fans to make them a music video. Here’s my entry/response.
About a month ago, we held an event called Bret Braddock’s Awkward Workplace Function as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival. In case you don’t know, I do a (mostly) weekly comic strip over at Docklands Entertainment about Bret Braddock, a fictional entrepreneur who wishes to make quality children’s TV programming, and has absolutely no [...]
GetUp! is a grassroots political organisation which claims not to support any particular political party. They’re going to be handing these cards out at polling places on Saturday. I’m a member and I like what they do but I have a problem with the cards from a “visual communication” perspective. This is the e-mail I [...]