Sunday, June 28, 2009


Your pal Beadle got so inspired by the recent posts that he decided to finish up one of the ones we were working on before we started to get sued! AWESOME JOB BEADLE!

Saturday, June 27, 2009



Sadly, here is the last of them. We had about 6 more concepts but not enough time and too many legal threats.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Wednesday, June 24, 2009


When your pal Beadle and I were working together at Nerd Corps Entertainment, we started making some comics. I'd come up with the idea and he'd bring it to life. Due to some heavy legal threats from various entities, we had to close shop.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009


WHOA! Check it out because there is nothin' wrong with this!!! If you're ever in the Chicago area, make sure you book an appointment with the Ferrari Guy! He's only $300/hour and the bonus is, if you book a 5-hour block with him you get an hour on the house!! That's a $1500 package for only $1200! Be sure to go to his pricing page on the website as it also lists some of his other incredible services. I'm not sure, but according to his site, he's "The most photographed man in the country! Next to the President!" YES, BUT WHICH ONE!?! The photos are available but I need to know which President he's yammerin' on and on about! I would love to know if he plays in a rock 'n roll band.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009


A workmate pal of mine, let's just call him Mick Fettishly, found this amazing hair product at a Dollar Giant recently. It's a leave-in conditioner called "Kum" and its tag-line is "Love It & Leave It." I really do get a kick out of the artistic relief design as well.

Here's a closer view of the bottle and while photographing, some of the product happened to seep out. Thanks Mick!!

Sunday, June 14, 2009


I'm not a big Bruce McDonald fan whatsoever. I think he's an overrated film-school quality director (but he's so cutting edge and punk! A "maverick", if you will!) but this latest movie of his does pique my interest (though the "Shut up or Die" tag-line reeks of typical McDonald stupidity though, so perhaps it is the same as the rest of his junk). There seems to be some lavish praise on it so again, I'm interested, but then again, there was massive praise for Roadkill when it came out and it is close to being one of the worst films ever made. I am willing to bet that this is going to be typical McDonald bullshit: contrived, boring, laughable, film-school-movie-with-a-budget. But I could be wrong. The one thing he finally did get right was a good D.O.P. It does look nice. What a waste of a post huh? Oh here's the link...

Saturday, June 13, 2009


This shirt was for sale on Threadless but it's sold out. REISSUE PLEASE!

When I was a kid, my father made me a Pacman costume for Hallowe'en once. It was pretty awesome and the candy-giving neighbours had to throw the loot into the Pacman mouth where my pillow-case was attached. I have no idea why my father didn't take a picture of it.

There's a story to go along with it. My buddy and I were walking up the road (Me: Pacman, he: a woman--terrible costume, I mean come on! You can be ANYTHING!!) and there was this row of old townhouses and most had their lights out but there was one apt. with a candle on one of the decks and a couple of guys sitting there so I just assumed they had candy to dole out. So I go up the steps (not easy in the Pacman costume--nor my buddy's stupid high-heels) and approach the dudes who happen to be drinking some beer (stubby bottles), smoking and one of the guys was eating a banana (the town I grew up in was a very small hick-town so these guys were major stoner-hicks). I said, "Trick Or Treat" and they kinda looked at each other for a moment and the one guy then pulled out a knife and thrusted it into my friend's face. That's actually not true. The one guy looks over at his friend and says something and they kinda look stymied for a moment, so one of the guys shrugs his shoulders, pulls out a pocket knife, cuts a slice of his banana and tosses it into my Pacman mouth. There was an awkward silence as it slowly dawns on me that these guys weren't "officially open for business." I remember saying thank-you and then turning away embarrassed and deflated. Being inside this costume, I had no periferial vision so I can only assume he gave my buddy the same thing--in this case, it really more a trick than a treat. The hicks were laughing as Pacman and his girlfriend made their way clumsily down their stairs and I felt terrible. I realize now that these hicks were probably high as an eagle listening to Hawkwind with headphones on (the eagle; not the hicks--they were probably listening to Molly Hatchet or Steve Miller on an 8-track player).

When I got home that night to dump all my loot out onto my floor, the pillow-case had a mushy smeared wad of banana paste on it as did some of the candy. What a drag.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009


Here's a pretty awesome video by McBess & Simon (produced at the Mill).

Saturday, June 06, 2009


This photo taken at the Leo Awards last month is hilarious! It looks like Colin Lorimer (storyboard supervisor, in the middle) has just roasted the fuck out of me. Steve Ball (series director, on the left) is saying "In your face, Darrell!" and then I look like I'm so pissed off at Steve that I'm saying "I'll smash this trophy in your fuckin' face, if you don't shut up!" None of us can recall what Steve was saying. Probably something like, "Awwww yeahhhh! The award presenter (seen in back) wants to sleep with you! You da man, Darrell, YOU DA MAN!"

Friday, June 05, 2009


Bing is Microsoft's attempt to be the next major search engine; taking on Google. I've only looked at it for about 3 minutes, but thought I'd share it with y'all. At first glance, their map system is a lot nicer to look at.

Here's an excerpt from their site:

"...the way the world searches is changing. You want more than just information. You want knowledge that leads to action.
The truth is you’ve evolved. It’s time search caught up. So we had an idea. Start over. And we did. We took a new approach to go beyond search to build what we call a decision engine. With a powerful set of intuitive tools on top of a world class search service, Bing will help you make smarter, faster decisions. We included features that deliver the best results, presented in a more organized way to simplify key tasks and help you make important decisions faster..."

I dont' know how good it is or where it'll go, but "Bing" might become a common verb in the months to come. Why don't you trying binging it for yourself....BING!


see it side-by-side with the original...

Wednesday, June 03, 2009


A big shout out to my new cameraman, my son, Kai! I lost my old cameraman, Jessop "Turd-Hopper" Turdopski earlier this week during the shooting of "GOING POSTAL!" when an errant hunk of driftwood flew threw the air and struck him in the temple (unfortunately). A huge shout out to his family and my deepest condolences. He will be missed, I'm sure.