FEB
2009
22

The New York Times Hates the Japanese

On the front page of today’s New York Times there was a report on the repercussions of Japan’s economic troubles during the ‘90s.  The second paragraph is especially interesting, “The economic malaise that plagued Japan from the 1990s until the early 2000s brought stunted wages and depressed stock prices, turning free-spending consumers into misers and making them dead weight on Japan’s economy” (emphasis added). That seems a little like blaming the victim, wouldn’t you say?

FEB
2009
22

Apropos of Nothing 5

Here’s a photo of my friend Nital and I at her 30th birthday party last night: And here’s a promotional image of Ryan Reynolds and Amy Smart from the movie Just Friends, in which Reynolds is wearing a fat suit: I’m not wearing a fat suit.

FEB
2009
12

New Work for Make a Smile

I’ve been pretty busy the last two weeks working for Make a Smile, a children’s dental company in Folsom.  I created the following illustration for a series of ads running in various publications: And the following design for presentations at elementary schools: