Mad Men Illustrated

November 2nd, 2008

At this point, you’ve probably realized I am slightly obsessed with AMC’s Mad Men. The moment when Betty Draper guns down the pigeons with a rifle and a cigarette hanging from her mouth is visually one of my all time favorite tv scenes and is amazingly iulltsrated by Dyna Moe above. Check out the rest of her incredible Mad Men work here.

Originally via Editor Lisa

Always a work in progress

November 1st, 2008

I started this blog back in the fall and have been slowly working out the details for it, specifically the design. So if you happen to stumble upon this blog in the next several weeks, first of all, welcome! But second, please don’t give the generic design much consideration as the site is still under works. However, please do stop by again as I’ll be updating the site more often in the coming year.

Cuckoo for Cuckoo!

November 1st, 2008

On our first wedding anniversary I tried to find a cuckoo clock to give Alex, as clocks are listed as the modern gift for a first anniversary, instead of the traditional paper gift. I searched around for a bit and didn’t find anything that suited the job, so he ended up with a plane ticket to Spain instead. But recently my mother-in-law, who is a super shopper, found this wonderfully modern take on the traditional cuckoo clock and emailed it to me. “Remember the Cuckoo?” she asked and linked to this lovely little guy:

It’s a nice twist if you don’t want the classical ornate cuckoo clock design. The clock is called Albero and can be purchased on

Originally via NYT by MoCo Loco.