Sunday, September 23, 2012

Advertising for men

Dollar Shave Club! How much do I spend on blades a month? Now I have to find out!

Friday, September 21, 2012

The top song

I like the steam-punk vibe, but I think the video itself is somewhat vulgar and unoriginal.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

The top song

Sam and the Womp, and as far as I know, the vocalist isn't Bjork.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

#GOP2012 Saturday September 1

The lights are being removed from the Tampa Bay Times Forum (have fun trying to count them):

Removing lights from Tampa Bay Times Forum

The tents are coming down:

Tents are gone from the Tampa Bay Times Forum

Remnants of tent system at RNC

And a "Newt 2012" sticker has been left on the sidewalk:

Newt 2012 sticker on sidewalk at RNC

As has a pile of signs for Senatorial hopeful Cornelius Harvey McGillicuddy IV:

Pile of Cornelius Harvey McGillicuddy IV signs next to trash

The memorabilia stand at Channelside is enveloped in a shroud of plastic:

Real Delegates... Go Nuts!

And the anti-Obama store:

RNC memorabilia store

Is already looking for a new tenant:

RNC memorabilia store up for lease

The city is calm, the streets are dead, and some merchants have even put up "Gone Fishing" signs:

"Gone Fishing! See you on Tues Sept. 4th"

Color layering

A technique I've noticed in music videos--they take video of a performer, reduce it to a single color, and overlap several layers each reduced to its own color.

It can be done in a simple, synchronized way, as in The Veronicas' "Lolita":

Or in a much more sophisticated, unsynchronized way, as in androp's "Boohoo":