Monthly Archive: July 2008

7-30-2008-roots-revival

Texting Aphrodite

If you look closely at the artwork below, you’ll see Aphrodite appearing as a very modern woman. That’s a cell phone in her hand, and the odd juxtaposition of classic Greek art and modern technology is a curious example of the Roots Revival Wave.

SPIRITual Art

SPIRITual Art

Lionsgate Entertainment is trying their hand at viral marketing for their adaptation of Will Eisner’s “The Spirit.” Instead of taking a page from The Dark Knight’s playbook though and using everything from ARGs, election...

The Generic Man

The Generic Man

Personally, I am a label whore, I'll admit it. However, for every one of us that love designers and labels on fashion, theres at least two hundred that think we're complete idiots and just...

Second Life Dental Degrees

Second Life Dental Degrees

Your next dentist might have developed their bedside manner on Second Life. The Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the College of Arts and Sciences department of communication sciences have jointly...

Pika-Bending

Pika-Bending

                If you have never had a nightmare about the beloved children’s icon Pikachu, this thing may be enough to induce them. Covered in spikes, with an adjustment knob for an...