Why is it that most art web sites suck? They are usually so bland, hard to navigate, not at all pleasing to the eye. Granted, they may not have a lot of money to spend on web design, but come on? They can do better! For the most part, they also seem very out of…

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I went to Borders tonight to look at magazines and catch up on the current design trends and while looking I found two very interesting things. Forbes had an article about Castles for Sale. You can have your own custom castle built, starting at $200k. Can you believe that? You’re very own castle, that’s nuts!…

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It’s been pretty cold here in Ohio lately, and everyday when I’d come home from work I’d find that Joe messed the bed up trying to get under the covers. Well I don’t really want his stinky butt under the covers, so I decided to put a blanket on the bed just for him. As…

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Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events turned out to be better than I expected. You know how most Jim Carrey movies focus on him way too much? Well this one didn’t do that, his character was not the focus. Instead the children got front stage (as I imagine they were in the book, which…

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We all know how much I love costumes and dressing up – so check this out, Cosplay is all about anime costumes and photoshoots. How cool! When I finally make it to Vegas, maybe I will look them up and have some fun.

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Aunt Di and I went to the karaoke competition last night, the one that we qualified for last week. I had never seen, nor been in, any karaoke competition before. The way Gil had it set up, was that you had to enter a song specifically for the contest, and the talent would be judged…

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Last night on NPR, Jon Hamilton did a report on crows being among the smartest of birds. The piece started off by stating that we all know dolphins and apes are smart, but birds? This irritates me a little, because I feel that all animals are smarter than we think, we just haven’t “discovered” it…

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Last night I went to karaoke with my Aunt Di and her two friends, Dean and Mary. She invited me because the bar is going to have a karaoke contest; I went because I like to sing. I started the evening off with “Excuse Me Mr.” by No Doubt, and did pretty well. It’s a…

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We have a winner for the November logo contest, congrats to Jen Wohlever! Some good news… I just obtained a commission to do a portrait for a fellow Clevelander as a holiday gift for his wife.

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