If you’re like us, you spend hours of billable time trolling for inspiration at impawards.com. We only wish more folks would take the time to post their comments, because, unlike other so-called professionals, we actually care when a fellow ad-layout-maker writes, “You’ve gotta be kidding right? I am a graphic artist for my local newspaper making ad layouts is what I do, and this poster is an example of what NOT to do if you want to grab a persons eye.”
Check your local newspaper for today’s eye-grabber special.
There’s only one thing more satisfying than seeing a beloved colleague perp-walked out the door, clutching their pathetic little bankers’ box filled with mementos and stolen Sharpies… and that’s hearing about a unbeloved client getting thrown out on his or hers or someone else’s buttocks.
And if you’re like us, you’ve got a special ho you’d love to see heave-hoed. As Gilbert once said to Sullivan:
And not just for the cartoons, okay?
If you’re like us, you catch up on most of your magazine reading while standing in the 10 items or less line. Unfortunately, our local grocerteria doesn’t stock upscale pubs, and so we were forced to wait until our next scheduled teeth cleaning before we could read what The New Yorker’s Anthony Lane had to say of Johnny Depp’s pale face and white-blazed hairdo: “If you had sat Susan Sontag down and broken the news that not everyone in New York reads Hegel, you would have got the same effect.”
And before you say our Sweeney Sontag is the worst head strip you’ve ever seen….