i need to design more steampunk stuff

every week i look at the analytics for google traffic to arcanepalette.com and every week it’s clear there’s a market that i need to work on that i’m failing to meet: steampunk blog design. there isn’t much out there, and what i personally have found sucks, and because we have this, which has a couple… Continue reading i need to design more steampunk stuff

aaand this is why digg > slashdot

so, don’t get me wrong.  i ♥ slashdot, i even like reading the comments for their biting snark, but it’s pretty much a given that if you post something stupid, lame, or sentimental, by anyone‘s standards, you’re asking for a lashing on the old /. sometime over the summer or early in the year there… Continue reading aaand this is why digg > slashdot

Hack to In-Place “Downgrade” from Windows 7 Ultimate or Professional to Less Premium Editions

stumbled across this “duh” of a hack to allow up/downgrading (depending on your perspective) of a more premium version of windows 7 to a less premium version.  why would you do this? if you were running a beta or rc version of windows 7 you can “upgrade” to a retail edition without wiping the system.… Continue reading Hack to In-Place “Downgrade” from Windows 7 Ultimate or Professional to Less Premium Editions

now a podcast…sort of

with the latest s3quence mix, i finally fixed stuff up to officially podcast teh s3quence.  i had attempted it once before, but the enclosures were getting all messed up from my download permalinks, so that’s been cleared up thanks, in part, to spiral web consulting‘s podcasting plugin.  it’s not in the itunes store (they actually… Continue reading now a podcast…sort of

Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax To Tour Together | Billboard.com

Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax To Tour Together | Billboard.com. i have one thing to say about this (besides what i tweeted, which was repeating @mmmaiko‘s comment of um, isn’t this like 20 years late?) Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich is quoted saying: Who would have thought that more than 25 years after its inception, thrash metal’s… Continue reading Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax To Tour Together | Billboard.com

SoftBank is my new favorite company in the world

how can you not love a company that not only has a talking dog, and an American woman screaming something aggressive and samurai-ly in Japanese, but also has Quentin Tarrantino doing some crazy ass shit? that not convince you?  maybe these two ads with brad pitt co-starring as a sumo wrestler’s personal assistant may help:… Continue reading SoftBank is my new favorite company in the world