I'm currently working freelance in A Major Kids Network where I am not just dealing with Illustrator every day, but scripting it, automating it and spamming people who work at Adobe with questions about it. (I have an email in my inbox from the... [more] favorited 1 time, recently by Chitownfats MeFi comment -
2 weeks ago
Also: Teri Pettit, who designed group blends, once mentioned in passing on the forums the best thing that I've ever learned about bezier paths.
Your handles should be 1/3 the length of the segment they're affecting.
Try it. It makes SO much sense.... [more] favorited 5 times, recently by KHAAAN!, wenestvedt, RobotHero, Foam Pants, popcassady MeFi comment -
2 weeks ago
I wish I could say more about it but it's been years since I thought about it, but this movie and Last Year at Marienbad seem so like cousins. I believe others have noticed... [more] favorited 1 time, recently by Timmoy Daen FanFare comment -
Combination of Morgellons + compulsive tics reads like she's abusing amphetamines to me
Good point -- even on just my regular prescribed dose of Adderall, I sometimes mindlessly rub the tip of my tongue against the back of my teeth enough to... [more] favorited 1 time, recently by Jacqueline Ask MeFi comment -
A lot of suburban New Jersey felt like a depression. Like the sort a bowling ball would make in a bed. Difficult to scramble out of, easy to fall back into. Kind of boring. There would be New Brunswick to the south, and NYC way to the north, but for... [more] favorited 6 times, recently by thetarium, kagredon, deanc, threeants, sweetkid, oinopaponton Ask MeFi comment -
My previous comment certainly hinted at the politics and pointed to the comfort, but the more I think about it being a Kennel, the more other facts leap to mind.
The last time I was in the Villages, my mom's neighbor had the whole neighborhood... [more] favorited 1 time, recently by Bugbread MeFi comment -
Yes, yes. Put all the filthy rich people in one location. When the revolution comes, finding their wealth will be easy.
Assuming it's the two months out of the year they're actually there.... [more] favorited 1 time, recently by EmpressCallipygos MeFi comment -
I want to have a two-tiered system of OmniFocus for front burner stuff, Evernote for reference/someday maybe.
I look at OmniFocus all the time, I NEVER look at Evernote. Data coffin indeed.... [more] favorited 1 time, recently by entropicamericana MeFi comment -
2 months ago
I was watching Jaws again recently and noticed for the first time the length of the single shot when Brody, Hooper and the mayor are arguing by the defaced billboard. It includes a lot of dialogue and a natural introduction of the sign's defacing.... [more] favorited 1 time, recently by lownote MeFi comment -
2 months ago
None of my close friends in NYC, but friends of friends are getting into it, only one that I know of is even trying to get out of it. It feels like watching a storm roll in on the horizon.... [more] favorited 2 times, recently by kgasmart, pmdboi MeFi comment -
3 months ago
I have a theory that Tale Spin is a remake of the Rebecca years of Cheers. [more] favorited 1 time, recently by ZeusHumms MeFi comment -
3 months ago
Kitteh: the first thing they ask you is if you have any dietary restrictions. I feel like they already have a vegan game plan and I can't imagine it's just to tell you to leave. Wylie seems to enjoy challenges so I'm sure that's just another one.... [more] favorited 1 time, recently by Kitteh MeFi comment -
4 months ago
wd-50 is my go-to celebration restaurant. It's always an adventure. It's always amazing. I've been going there a lot more and just sitting at the bar and ordering al a carte things. If you live in NYC you should go you should go you should go!
but... [more] favorited 2 times, recently by staccato signals of constant information, mostlymartha MeFi comment -
4 months ago
I saw Gwar at Birch Hill in Old Bridge, NJ. The stage wasn't high, and since you could only see so much over people's heads, I pushed my way in and stood over the barrier. I made it a point to take a face full of blood? cum? I forget the organ that... [more] favorited 5 times, recently by nurgle, dr_dank, Renoroc, sparklemotion MeFi comment -
4 months ago
This is so strange. I normally have no taste for disasters, but this is such a mystery and a tragedy it sits in the back of my head a lot. [more] favorited 4 times MeFi comment -
5 months ago
I think many of these responses (i've just skimmed) are too specific, or too general (it doesn't make sense to listen to other songwriters if you don't know what to listen for)
Songwriting Syllabus - Marie Eaton
I recommend this... [more] favorited 4 times Ask MeFi comment -
5 months ago
Also: the Googie-style building at Hope University in Fullerton used to be the Titan Cinema, where my brother was so shocked by a scene in Jaws that he swallowed his chewing gum.
Ben Gardner's head in the boat, right?... [more] favorited 3 times MeFi comment -
7 months ago
I just saw a couch with some vague shadows. And then some panties landed on them. And then a bra. And then an arm came into frame. And then black.
It was awesome.... [more] favorited 13 times MeFi comment -
8 months ago
Someone on twitter said they sound like 5th grade essays and I think that couldn't be better put.
In conclusion, Buzzfeed is a site of contrasts. [more] favorited 21 times MeFi comment -
9 months ago
Being a creative technologist (I know, but it's the only term I've heard that covers all the things I can kind of do) living in NYC, this makes me really excited. On the other hand, it's hard enough to find a decent apartment and good jobs here...... [more] favorited 2 times MeFi comment -
10 months ago
dng, in compositing, you can just put anything overtop of anything, BUT when you have to put a new image BEHIND something, that's mostly when green screen comes into play, because you use it to define the edge of your subject/foreground, instead of... [more] favorited 6 times MeFi comment -
10 months ago
Skimming the responses since mine (all very good advice) I want to say that while I don't think this is child abuse per say, I think it can be very harmful to the child. Stunting their social growth, making them incapable of making decisions... [more] favorited 1 time Ask MeFi comment -
11 months ago
All of the central structures in Walt disney world parks are a hair under 200 feet so they don't have to have airline signalers on them. Except spaceship earth at Epcot.... [more] favorited 1 time MeFi comment -
I really can never get over how perfect that jungle in King Kong is. I don't know if it's mentioned (too distracted by the stills) but the dark foreground/light midground/washed out background is intentionally Pure Gustav... [more] favorited 2 times MeFi comment -
I had one of Donald A. Norman's books stolen from me, I believe it was The Psychology of Everyday Things but it had list of the types of errors that people can make and why they make them...
Aha, all it took was finding one to enter into google... [more] favorited 1 time Ask MeFi comment -
My friend in high school, Oksana, LOVED the Froud faries. She would show me pages and pages and describe how one day she'd get them tattoo'd all over her. Giant murals down her back. We never lost touch, exactly, but our conversations became much... [more] favorited 4 times MeFi comment -
This also KIND of what happens when Louis and Claudia go visit a poorly made vampire in eastern Europe in Interview with the Vampire. [more] favorited 2 times MeFi comment -
I can't tell you guys how happy I am that a new King novel was released while I am on vacation. Because that's where he seems the most perfect for me. There's family in the other room, there's dinner plans being made, and you're curled up in a chair... [more] favorited 7 times MeFi comment -
I had a chinchilla and he was the best and a friend called him Glovesy and I got really mad and I miss the chinchilla a lot [more] favorited 6 times MeFi comment -
In other Gorey book cover news, John Bellairs works are now on iBooks, and I would assume Kindle as well. Those books were terrifying when I was a kid, in no small part to the tone Gorey's illustrations lent them.... [more] favorited 1 time MeFi comment -
Can I just tell you guys that I found out one of the writers on the comedy show I work on wrote episodes for Simpsons season 8 & 9? I've been sqeeing non-stop since I found out.... [more] favorited 3 times MeFi comment -