Thursday, March 26, 2009

The Disco Files

As a big fan of all things disco, i got quite excited when i came across this book:
The Disco Files 1973-78: New York's Underground, Week By Week.
With reviews of every disco record worth knowing about, weekly reports from New York’s club scene, classic magazine articles and 800 contemporary club charts, this is the definitive chronicle of disco. It's the personal memoir of Vince Aletti, the very first writer to cover the emerging scene, bringing to life the clubs, the characters, and above all the music. The first book from

You can pre order your copy from here
and download a 30 page PFD free here

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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Photoshop ad-busting

 these ads were spotted in Berlin, a statement against the Photoshopping of women perhaps?

On the bottom-right it says: Crew: (FTW) / Mr. Tailon, Baveux Prod., Kone & Epoxy!

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Duffy sells Coke.

So i REALLY REALLY REALLY hate the Diet Coke advert with Duffy on that STUPID bike in the STUPID supermarket and her STUPID STUPID face ... achem ... sorry about that ... anyway Dr.D has taken matters into his own hands ... good for you Doc...

Dr.D's billboard


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Monday, March 23, 2009

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Matching PJ's

For couples who would rather lie on their backs next to each other like two corpses, now it's easier to keep up appearances.

Extreme Shepherding

Sheep, sheep dogs, LEDs and country folk ... who would have thought it?

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Tilt-shift effects

Tilt-shift is a lens effect you you can add to video or photos that makes everything look like a model.

Here's a really nice example:

Bathtub IV from Keith Loutit on Vimeo.

thanks to Neil McLean for this.
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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Jenga Gun!!!

I enjoy a game of Jenga as much as the next guy, but this takes it to a whole new level!
on a par with One Armed Power Downfall.

The game of Jenga was possibly designed to be a more contemplative and strategic game. But sliding those blocks out carefully without knocking over the stack is just entirely too fiddly a task to perform. I figured it would be much more fun to just be able to shoot the blocks out with some sort of pistol.


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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Futura ... losing his way?

OK OK i love the Futura stuff and he's played a huge part in the whole streetwear scene ... but i'm not sure incence holders are the way to go.

So where can i get one from ......

Monday, March 09, 2009

Not enough hours in the day?

Our oven clock has decided to include an extra hour in the day ... Jack Bauer would be proud!

dyslicsic xenophobia

I was on my into work this morning and saw this pub sign at the end of our road ... class!