A Hipster Top Five Friday August 2nd 2013

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Welcome back.  As you all know it is top five Friday, but you knew that before it was cool.   I’ve been feeling kinda hipster-ish this week so I figure it is time for a hipster themed top five. This week, we’ll check out how to create your own hipster logo, where to find other…read more…

Top 5 Friday. June 7th, 2013

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Hello world!   My name is Jeff and I am new here at Poka Yoke.   In addition to some other things, I will be taking on the challenge of  social media and this blog.  My goal is to make sure that our readers have top notch content and will get a laugh or two…read more…

Top 5 Friday : May 10, 2013

1. David Foster Wallace gave a commencement speech entitled, This is Water, eight years ago at Keynon College. Take a listen and learn something from one of the former luminaries of the English language. ‘You get to consciously decide what has meaning and what doesn’t. That is real freedom. That is being educated.’ 2. John…read more…

Top 5 Friday : April 19, 2013

Matej Peljhan

1. Le Petite Prince depicts a 12-year boy named Lukas performing ordinary activities like dancing, swimming and playing basketball, things he cannot do in real life due to his muscular dystrophy. Created by photographer and psychologist Matej Peljhan, Le Petite Prince is a part of an ongoing practice that Peljhan utilizes in his photographic therapy.…read more…

Top 5 Friday : January 25, 2013

Alessandro Puccinelli

1. Sister folk trio, The Staves, are out with a new video for their single Winter Tree directed by UK duo Karni and Saul Freed. I love it despite the fact I do not have a soft spot for folk music. That says something, doesn’t it? 2. Oil painter Jeremy Mann captures brooding landscapes with…read more…

Top 5 Friday : October 26, 2012

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1. Photographer Deb Morris looks at life, especially waves, through a micro perspective. Every drop of water is a swirl grander than the eye can see. Click here to see Morris’ entire range of WaveArt photographs. 2. RZA and the Black Keys brawl it out for the infamous fortune cookie, the food equivalent of the…read more…

Top 5 Friday : October 19, 2012

Kate MacDowell

1. From the Los Angeles production team, Zealous Creative, comes this short, sweet film about a strange rabbit-like creature who is in a rush to make the most beautiful thing in his life. Thanks to Christopher and Christine Kezelos for The Maker. 2. Forget global warming. The world is going to shit! We have a…read more…

Top 5 Friday : September 28, 2012

Mary Mattingly

1. Let my people go! I mean, Let My People Vote! Comedienne Sarah Silverman has gone viral with her video urging you, the Democratic voter, to make sure everyone you know gets the proper ID to vote. Otherwise, prepare to get royally shafted at the polls. 2. Multi-faceted artist Mary Mattingly photographs the first and…read more…

Top 5 Friday : September 21, 2012

Marco Cianfanelli

1. Mike Bender and Doug Chernack of Awkward Family Photos finally have a show on the Nerdist Youtube channel. So now we can watch our random dose of hilarity at other people’s expense. Score. 2. Do you remember Mr. Wizard? I do, but I never realized he was such a douche. Thanks to Diane Bullock…read more…

Top 5 Friday : September 14, 2012

Jon Shireman

1. If you have never visited the energy-filled city of Tokyo, be a little inspired by Masaya Sugimura’s time-lapsed video. It is a spectacular landscape that seamlessly blends time-honored tradition with sleek, ultra-fast modernity. 2. The Impossible Project has finally merged my obsession of taking iPhone pictures with my other obsession of taking old school…read more…