Best Twelve (or fewer) Words Wins a Signed Cube Grenade

Daily Email Promo from Gapingvoid on Vimeo.Hola, Jason here (CEO of gapingvoid etc etc)… For all you gapingvoid newbies, you may not know that we publish a daily email every Tuesday–Saturday. It always contains one of Hugh’s cartoons with a little narrative and sometimes an exclusive deal on gapingvoid goodies. We’ve been playing around with animation […]

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“Because you can’t live in a hammer.”

[One of my early bizcard drawings. New York, 1998.] [The following was originally posted in March, 2006. Appropos to a lot of the conversations I’ve been having recently:] Blogs are like hammers. They are tools for building stuff. When you talk about building a house with a carpenter, you don’t mind him talking about his […]

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Everything Is Marketing

[Buy the print!] [Subscribe.] This has been doing the rounds for the last decade or so: the idea that marketing is not just some appendage to be bolted on externally, but something more central and baked-in. But of course, you can take that idea too far. You can make it a silly idea. No idea […]

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Stress is the price you pay

I drew this while listening to Beethoven.

It’s hard to run the world

People are annoying.

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His work acknowledges the absurdity of workaday life, while also encouraging employees to respond with passion, creativity, and non-conformity...   MacLeod’s work is undeniably an improvement over the office schlock of yore. At its best, it’s more honest, and more cognizant of the entrepreneurial psyche, while still retaining some idealism.

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