The AdContrarian Humorously Debunks Perceived Successes of SocMed Complaining

The AdContrarian Humorously Debunks Perceived Successes of SocMed Complaining

Date: 08-01-2014 Category: Advertising and Marketing Author: Matt Lashley

The AdContrarian delivers a funny and insightful diatribe on the impact of social media (SocMed) complaining. The term Digital Graffiti is a clever, although slightly inaccurate metaphor (not to mention already used in a different context). I suppose its brick and mortar equivalent would be spray painting an overpass, abandoned house or...

Beef. It's What's For Dinner. But Only If You Hate The Environment

Beef. It's What's For Dinner. But Only If You Hate The Environment

Date: 07-21-2014 Category: News From Around The World Author: Matt Lashley

Please. For the love of jeebus. Stop eating beef. It's killing the planet. I'll spare you the science, but it's out there and it's real and it's scary. In Stanford, Ca., scientists discovered cattle produce gas. Lots of it. And that gas is warming the planet. Based on that revelation, I've...

Playing With Adobe Muse Turns Into Working With Adobe Muse

Playing With Adobe Muse Turns Into Working With Adobe Muse

Date: 07-21-2014 Category: Technology Author: Matt Lashley

I heart Joomla! And always will. Lately I've been "playing" with Adobe Muse. (I'm already a huge fan of InDesign and Edge Animate. And I'm starting to use Illustrator and Photoshop more than I use GIMP and Inkscape.) Joomla handles a different workload than Muse. If I ever put the effort into...

Climate Science And Horse Racing -- Place Your Bets!

Climate Science And Horse Racing -- Place Your Bets!

Date: 07-07-2014 Category: Climate Science Author: Matt Lashley

Climate change science debating is fun to watch. Scientists on all sides and flavors (the skeptics and the convinced) go at each other like Tyson and Hoyfield. No punches are pulled, thinly veiled insults are hurled without regret and the occasional ear is bitten. When it comes to verbal sparring...

All the kewl kids are doin' it! Flash Fiction Submission - June 13, 2014

All the kewl kids are doin' it! Flash Fiction Submission - June 13, 2014

Date: 06-14-2014 Category: Flash Fiction Author: Matt Lashley

Write 140-160 words  based on a pic and a prompt. It's easy. It's fun. It's flash fiction! Several months ago, I discovered a site that puts on a weekly flash fiction contest. I competed that first time and again this week. If you're like me (or like I was), you may not...

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