Analytics Insights Super Happy Metrics Fun Time…

Analytics Insights Super Happy Metrics Fun Time

To kick things off, I’d like to thank Don Loeb of Typekit for providing some tips on how to handle the flickering text issue I mentioned in my last post. As you can probably tell, I haven’t yet implemented these suggested fixes, but I will do so in the next day or two. Also, an unrelated piece of advice…never confuse Men at Work with Men in Hats…

Now, on to the main stage… Read More »

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Typekit Redux…

John Hunt does a follow up on TypekitI am listening to Mogwai. Not sure why, but at some point shoe-gazing post-rock replaced modal jazz as my go to writing music. Unless, I get really stuck, in which case the Stones’ Sticky Fingers gets turned way up. But, this isn’t about my writing process, it’s pretty boring. I sit in front of a screen make my fingers move in syncopated rhythms all while listen to some slow jams.

No, this the story of a mysterious dog named Waldo, cash payoffs to the Canadian Parliament, a stolen religious idol, and a chateau in the Swiss Alps that holds the key to it all…No, I promised a follow up on Typekit and here it is. Read More »

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The Palace Guards…

Not feeling particularly webby today, so screw it, I’m reviewing David Lowery’s new album The Palace Guards instead.

I have been a fan of Lowery’s work since a friend passed me a copy of Cracker’s self titled debut. He gaveĀ  me the CD because he didn’t like the album enough to move it to Germany with him (this was pre iPod). Not exactly a ringing endorsement, but hey, one man’s trash is another… Anyway, the founder / leader of both Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker has finally stepped out and released an album under his own name, which I found a demo copy of for sale at a discount book store in Chicago a week before its official release. Again, not exactly a ringing endorsement, but… Read More »

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