Stan Mack’s Occupy-the-Fourth-of-July Funnies

It’s 1776 in Philadelphia. Congressional delegates “sweat, swat flies, and argue independence.” They retreat to a tavern and casually dump Jefferson with the job of composing a declaration: “Tom, write us something dignified, yet magical.” Once he’s finished, all the …

From A to B

Malcolm Sutherland’s made an awesome little animated journey from point A to point B, laboriously performed by a cacaphony of idiotic little creatures and contraptions who are having a really hard time dealing with it. It’s an adorable exploration of …

Today's Obsession: Web Meme, He is Risen

You know, the distance from art to the internet’s cornball sense of humor is really not that far. Today, someone plopped Guido Jesus in my Twitter stream, and what’s weird is: he seems derived from Dogma’s Buddy Christ via Jersey …

Today's Obsession: Your Little Cold Heart

Are you, like my boyfriend, horrible? If you are, and are also terminally tardy, then you’ll find some use of this assortment of Valentine’s Day gifts made especially for horrible people. First, shown at top, a hand-cast concrete heart with—appropriately—a …

Today's Obsession: Reading the Riot Act

Today’s hilarity isn’t specifically design-related, but it is most definitely related to the nasty reactions we all get to badly-received innovations. Sometimes, people just hate what you do because it’s different, it takes them out of their happy place, or …