The Charming Geek

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8 of the cutest toxic caterpillars
The fuzzy darlings of many a children’s book do more than hang out on trees — they can deliver poisonous stings and a few of them are deadly.

My feels today


“Life is a movie and you’re the star. Give it a happy ending.” — Joan Rivers (1933-2014)


Remembering Joan Rivers, in today’s daily cartoon.



Portrait of Alice Liddell (The Alice in Wonderland)
Lewis Carroll, English, 1832 - 1898
Alice Liddell, 1852-1934
Alvin Langdon Coburn, British, b. United States 1882 - 1966
gum platinum print by Alvin Langdon Coburn, ca. 1915



it’s friday! hug stuff 

DAVE!! We freakin’ love that guy.

TGIF, Looters! *hugs*


We’ve returned from DragonCon in Atlanta and have the first batch of photos from the weekend! As always the weekend was filled with amazing costumes, including from the Marvel Universe Gathering shoot!

Stay tuned as we highlight even more costumes! Plus swing over to our DragonCon Gallery here!

My feelings are null and void


Client: How long will it take to produce this case study video?

Me: Four weeks from script and storyboard sign-off.

Client: We only have two weeks to get it done. We can give you an extra two days on top of the two weeks, will that help?

Me: It will help, yes. But only if we get the…


Client: The art looks really distorted in our email newsletter.

Me: That’s weird. I made it exactly to the specs. Do I have the correct specs?

Client: Yes. 

Me: Did you do anything to the image?

Client: All I did was stretch it!