Weekend Project—DIY Sketchbook

Yesterday was quite a busy day, between yard work, and a couple refinishing projects for the new bathroom. I did take some time to head out to the art supply stores. Of particular note was a helluva deal that I took advantage of at Michael’s. They have all of their Pentel Pocket Brush Pens on sale for 90% off, that’s $1.69 for a pen that I paid $17 for a year ago. Suffice it say, it took all of my… Continue »

Pilot Hi-Tec C’s

A little something I whipped up to test out my Pilot Hi-Tec C’s from Jet Pens. I picked them up based on the recommendation of N8 Van Dyke during his Ink Demonstration video. I have to say, these are some really nice pens. Lately, I’ve been using Fabre Castle marker pens. These are good for solid sweeping lines, but they can’t do the kind of small detail and scratchy lines that I enjoy. More than anything, these Hi-Tec C’s remind… Continue »

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Gameplay Video

This new dev-diary from the Deus Ex Human Revolution team shows off one of the key features of the game—player choice. The clip shows the player working through a brief section of the first level, played through three times using different tactics to accomplish the same goal. I know it’s too early to judge, but Deus Ex: Human Revolution already looks like a win in my book.

La Sombra Prohibida

ooooooooh, here’s the new trailer for La Sombra Prohibida (The Forbidden Shadow for us yanks), the second film in the The Valdemar Legacy written and directed by José Luis Alemán. Of course the sweet filling here is the appearance of the great old on himself, Cthulhu towards the end. Based on the trailer, this film looks significantly less cheesy than most Lovecraft-inspired films.

Promo for Other Music

Scott just sent me this promo that he whipped up for KZUM’s Other Music—which he co-hosts. The program airs Sunday nights from 10pm–Midnight, and features an eclectic mix of unusual, unheard-of and strange music from all across the board. You can find KZUM on your FM dial at 89.3, or you can stream the station live from their website KZUM.org. Other Music Promo

The Necronomicon

“If knowing the unknowable is crazy, I don’t want to be sane.” A hilarious prescription drug-sounding commercial for the Necronomicon by Good Advice Bad Times: Do you want to be a nicer person? Are you looking for inspiration to do good things? Well keep looking. But if you’re into opening up terrifying vistas of reality then the Esoteric Order of the Old Ones and Cthulhu Cultists want to help. Contact us today to find out how.