Author Archives: Bibi

Wrigley’s Extra Commercials

Joining humour and attractive images has been very used in the last product campaigns. If you make the public smile you won some points, that’s probably the idea. The agency DDB Sydney used this strategy to the last year’s campaign … Continue reading

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Yes you did!

THANK YOU! Thanks to all the Americans that went to vote today. A very special thanks to all of you that supported and voted for Barack Obama. I really wanted to see him elected, but I wasn’t sure that he … Continue reading

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Understanding art for geeks

Paul, the wine guy, presents his Flickr set Understanding art for geeks. My first impression was a big shock, and I asked to my buttons: what the hell? After three of four images, my artsy side went to walk and … Continue reading

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Periodic Table Printmaking Project

The Periodic Table Printmaking Project was a project started and coordinated by Jennifer Schmitt, aka AzureGrackle. Ninety-six printmakers of all experience levels, have joined together to produce 118 prints in any medium; woodcut, linocut, monotype, etching, lithograph, silkscreen, or any … Continue reading

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31ª Mostra Internacional de Cinema

The 31ª Mostra Internacional de Cinema (31st São Paulo International Film Festival) started yesterday, and as it has been happening in the last eight years, I will spend the next two week watching films everyday as if there was no … Continue reading

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Garfield Variations

Garfield is damn cool. I always loved this Jim Davis comic, since I was a child. Probably because I always had lived with cats. Cats can be very affectionate in one moment, and totally selfish two minutes after. Seriously? I … Continue reading

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Les Maîtres de L’affiche

One more stunning collection from The New York Public Library: Les maîtres de l’affiche. Les Maîtres de L’affiche (The posters) was a French “monthly publication with reproductions of the most beautiful illustrated posters of the great artists, French and foreign, … Continue reading

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The Stamp Collector’s Guide to the Galaxy

Stamps for sending a letter to outer space: The Stamp Collector’s Guide to the Galaxy. Ufology and philately share at least one thing: a passion for collecting, whether it be news clippings on unexplained cases or first day covers. From … Continue reading

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De Düva

There are directors that like to say that remakes are homages. My experience shows that those “homages” are a way to spoil the memory of a good film, in general. A few cases are exceptions. Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht and … Continue reading

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The Grim Reaper Cat

I grew up picturing death as the Grim Reaper, the skeletal figure carrying a large scythe. Even though I studied in catholic schools, I’ve never believed their philosophy that death is an angel of God and there is a better … Continue reading

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