Oddities & Diversions: October 2005

October 28, 2005

Up, Up, Down, Down, Mints Easter Egg

Someone seems to have finally found Mint’s Easter Egg… have you? (It’s been in there since the beginning)

October 26, 2005

Stan & Rbb: Champions of Multimedia Design

Bandy gives it to me and Rob in Stan & Rob: Champions of Multimedia Design.

List of neologisms on The Simpsons

List of neologisms on The Simpsons (via TMN)

A List Apart: Issue 206

A List Apart: Issue 206, Boo! Our Hallowe’en issue takes the scalpel to dead copy and brings life to what were once mere redesigns.

The Horror Channel finally goes live?

The Horror Channel launches… sorta.

October 11, 2005

A List Apart: Issue 205

A List Apart: Issue 205, The creeping horror of a web project with no purpose! The insidious evil of unfindable information! Ayiiiiiiii!

Music Downtown

Music Downtown is a series of free concerts in Lower Manhattan featuring the likes of Rickie Lee Jones, Buddy Guy, Cat Power, Jeff Tweedy and more.

October 10, 2005

Chip Kidd interviews Milton Glaser

Chip Kidd interviews Milton Glaser, for design nerds, it really doesn’t get any better than this.

Fire destroys 'Wallace and Gromit' warehouse

After toping the US box office this past weekend with their latest, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Aardman Animations’ building in Bristol, west England is gutted by an early morning fire destroying their “entire history”. Absolutely heartbreaking.

Halloween Superstitions

Halloween Superstitions, wow, many of these revolve around girls and who they will marry.


Kevin publishes a collection of comics in his first book, Ambidextrous: Collection I. Go grab a copy today!

October 9, 2005

Fans From Around the World Interview Bill Watterson

Fans from around the world interview Calvin and Hobbes creator, Bill Watterson. (via Rob)

October 3, 2005

Particletree releases Treehouse

Particletree releases their latest gem, Treehouse, a monthly PDF web development magazine. The first issue is free and it’s loaded with great content and interviews from people like Shaun Inman, Paul Scrivens, Jeremy Keith, and the list goes on and on. They even crammed an interview with me in there. The fools! That’s no way to sell a magazine! Don’t miss out.