Archive for October, 2009

Halloween Inspiration

Meet Kandee Johnson- Makeup Artist Extraordinaire.  You may have already seen her face since she has a gazillion views on youtube.  She has a variety of awesome tutorials for Halloween costumes on her youtube channel.  Very charming and fun to watch.  I think I’m developing a small crush. Kandee Johnson

Serge Birault

Amazing illustrator from France.  Go to! 

Chris Botti Performing Cinema Paradiso (with Yo Yo Ma)


All American Family

My brother Tim just pointed out this new Target commercial, titled “All American Family”.  So many different stereotypes come to mind.   Nice suprise to see an Asian American family.  The little kid breakdancing for his grandparents is the best scene.

Google Map Drivers

Can you imagine doing this job?  EVERY Street.    Courtesy of

Amazing Production Art by Yanick Dusseault

Check out this amazing collection of production art from  These are some of my favorites, but he has many more to admire on his site.  Yanick Dusseault was the art director for Transformers Revenge of the Fallen. He also worked on many other hits films, such as Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Lord of the Rings, […]

DuttonArt – One of my inspirations

Meet Michael Dutton, an UHH-MAZING illustrator/writer based in Berkeley, CA. We have been family friends since elementary school and it’s been exciting to see all of his awesome accomplishments growing up.   He has a number of projects on his plate now, but you can see some of his past work at his personal blog and his […]

Ukulele Master Jake Shimabukuro

You may have already seen this video since the guy has over 3 million views. If not, you’ll gain a new appreciation for the ukulele. My dad actually found this first. Great find, pops! In case you don’t know, it’s originally a Beatles song – “While My Guitar Gently Weeps. Now performing at Jesse’s Happy hour:

New Android Commercial attacks iPhone.

I just started seeing this commercial air for the Android 2.0 phone.  They’re obviously going for an underground, “viva la revolution”  message, since iPhone runs the town and the android is the underdog. I have an iphone myself and I love it, BUT I did pay a ridiculous price for a phone that should have some things as standard..such as camera flash, interchangeable batteries, etc.  On the other hand, Droid was developed by […]

10 Signs That The Matrix Has You

I just discovered the, which provides a “handful of tips that will save you money, increase your productivity or simply keep you sane”.   The following article is a good inspiring read for a monday morning. Titled, “10 Signs That The Matrix Has You” by Srinivas Rao. You’ll believe it when you see it. If […]