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2004 Olympics. Day 05. Sailing.

2004 Olympics. Day 05. Sailing.

Tuesday August 17… I was all pumped to watch Judo on the Bravo Channel from 11pm-12 midnight. They wound up covering Sailing from 11-11:30. Now I’m a big fan of the lesser known sports in the Olympics. But Sailing was incredibly boring to watch. (And I used to watch Home Shopping Network as a kid […]

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2004 Olympics. Day 04. Judo.

2004 Olympics. Day 04. Judo.

Monday August 16… Judo! Judo! Judo! I love Judo. It is my new, favorite Olympic event. They look like brothers fighting. They don’t want to throw full swings and put the other one in the hospital, but they want to knock the other one down and show dominance. It kinda reminds me of bears fighting, […]

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2004 Olympics. Day 03. Gymnastics.

2004 Olympics. Day 03. Gymnastics.

Sunday August 15… There’s only so much of gymnastics that I can take. And it’s only day 3 of the Olympics. Though there is one fun thing you can do while watching. Make different swoosh sounds for each event. I find that pummel horse is the best. Whoooooosh. Whooosh. swoosh. shwoosh. shooooooosh.

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2004 Olympics. Day 01. Opening Ceremonies

2004 Olympics. Day 01. Opening Ceremonies

Every day of the Olympics I will post a comment or two. I’m already a few days behind, but I’ve been keeping notes. It’s just a matter of uploading them. Enjoy. Go Estonia. (The cartoons you see in the header are Pheros and Athena, the mascots of the 2004 Summer Olympics… weird, but better than […]

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monkey art

monkey art is cool. Fling monkeys are molded monkeys that artists customize. I came across this link today. And last night I made two monkey paintings. The second of which is perhaps the ugliest painting I have ever made, but you can’t go wrong when monkeys are your subject matter.

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vote for your favorite advertising icon

Advertising Week and Yahoo! want to know who America’s favorite advertising icon is. Below are the candidates: California Raisins Mr. Clean Coppertone Girl Tony the Tiger Charlie the Tuna Jolly Green Giant Energizer Bunny Pillsbury Doughboy Keebler Elves Trix Rabbit AFLAC Duck McGruff Crime Dog Ronald McDonald Speedy Alka-Seltzer Michelin Man Morton Salt Girl Juan […]

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ERKI NOOL

ERKI NOOL

OLYMPICS FUNErki Nool (Estonian) won the decathalon gold in the 2000 olympics in Sydney. DECATHALON! That made him the world’s greatest athlete! When the news broke, I put up a sign in my apartment window. Looks like Erki’s only event in the 2004 Olympics is the Men’s “10-n”. Whatever that is. Looks like it’s some […]

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LET THE OLYMPICS BEGIN!!!

LET THE OLYMPICS BEGIN!!!

In honor of the opening ceremony of Olympics, I am wearing my shirt with the Estonian colors. Be on the lookout for the entrance of Estonia during the ceremony tonight. Though freakin’ NBC always cuts to commercial when Estonia enters the stadium.

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crazy old man illustration

crazy old man illustration

I love the illustration on the masthead for postcardmailer.com. He is an angry, old man who needed his postcards yesterday. And it’s a nice touch how they integrated him into the design. The background is a clean, subtle, almost slick graphic and then you have this wild cartoon character jumping around; all of which is […]

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