Here’s a little something I just whipped up for my own uses, but you might find it useful as well: vgrid.css, a CSS style sheet for handling vertical height of objects by em, as a sort of companion to the 960 grid. It’s got vgrid_x classes from 1 to 100; if you’re assigning onscreen elements […]

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Smashing Magazine (who are an awesome force for goodness in the design world) put a thing on Twitter looking for writers. I responded and they told me to send them “an email with a brief introduction”. So I popped open Gmail and tossed this off a minute ago. Hopefully the Smashing folks will dig it, […]

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Exhibit A: A column I wrote for the Las Vegas CityLife, all the way back in 2006: Remember the months after 9/11? Imagine what would happen to this city if even a quarter of the tourists simply stopped coming one day. Las Vegas has precisely one major industry, and most of the people who work […]

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In what may signal a chastening within the industry, leading film producer Golden Dawn Global issued a press release this week voicing its “humility and bewilderment” and offering to cease international distribution of its blockbuster series Pregnant Ladyboy Sodomized Facedown In The Rice Bowl, a 23-part epic that has reportedly left thousands of viewers feeling […]

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So here’s what happened. My friend Chris Selcer and I were hanging out on my porch, smoking and chatting, when we heard a noise like the world’s biggest car backfire: BAP-BA-BA-BA-BA-BA-BAP! Chris immediately said “That’s a plane engine going out.” We looked up…and there, between us and the Strip, was a Southwest Airlines plane…and the […]

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