A group of us like to get together every so often and watch a film by one of our favourite ’80s straight-to-video action stars: David Heavener! Tonight we’re having a Heavoween party — and I’m bringing the Heavener masks! You can join in by printing out this mask onto some thick, glossy card, strapping it [...]
I really enjoy Alan Moore’s comics, so I hope to see this image on the front of one of my books someday.
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 [...]
My wife Sarah Howell was one of the directors of NYWF this year. We went up to Newcastle for it (my ninth time, I worked out) Here’s some of my favourite bits from the festival: the bits where cartoonists such as Chris Downes, Patrick Alexander and Rebecca Clements sat around drawing things. the panel I [...]
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 [...]
Saw this today from the highway and had to take a picture.
I spent some time with Sarah yesterday going through the Melbourne International Comedy Festival program and enjoying the head shots and ads. Clearly there’s a number of quite specific poses comedians default to when they’re getting their photo taken (this chap pointed one of them out here). So we separated the many shots into a [...]