Happy Eight-Track Tape Day!

April 11th is officially designated as National Eight-Track Tape Day. I discovered this when I was contracted to create a greeting card for the Minneapolis based printing company Printcraft. They asked a number of designers to come up with card designs for odd, but real, national holidays, in lieu of a set of holiday cards, […]

James Cotton – Another One Gone

I woke up this morning to the news that blues legend James Cotton has passed away. There’s not too many of these influential American artists still alive today, but the legacy they left behind will surely endure forever. I had a funny encounter with James Cotton a number of years ago while at the post […]

We’re the Immigrants!

I’ve been wondering “just when was America great?” Over and over again, what does the President mean by this, and what does it mean to the people who voted for him? Going back to the very birth of this nation, with the systematic genocide of the Native Americans, it seems like no matter what good […]