I was talking to my cousin about some fantasy books we read and the topic of Centaurs came up.
He says, ” You know Umbridge from Harry Potter gets raped by the centaurs in the Order of the Phoenix.” I told him to stop playing. He explained to me that Centaurs rape human women — that’s what they do, that’s a central part of their mythology.
Ms. J.K. Rowling had a way of throwing a bone to the grown-ups here and there by slipping in sly little adult references along the way.
What would happen if you took iconic brands and minimalized the details on their packaging to their absolute minimum? Is that going to help or hurt the brand? Mehmet Gozetlik of the design collective Antrepo decided to see for himself.
Some examples show a progression to a fourth level. While a few of them might work at this generic level (on merits of name alone, such as Guiness and Polo), most work best at the 3rd level of distillation, where the logo alone functions on a colored field with a particular shape (such as Pringles and Nutella).
via The Dieline
Texas newsman Dale Hansen has some words about Michael Sam, “the best defensive player in college football’s best conference”, saying he’s gay before the NFL draft…
“I don’t wanna be your friend, I wanna kiss your neck”
For 20 bucks I’ll tell ya what you missed last week on Shameless.