Nice collection of WTC graphics from AIGA. I could be cynical and say that to reduce this historical moment down to iconographic t-shirt sloganeering is so "my generation," but I think these graphics are effective. Besides, who am I kidding, I'm all for t-shirt sloganeering.
On television last night was a Register.com advert that had two ostensible small business people talking about their websites: DeepSeaYachts.com and PhoebeBooks.com. Funny thing though: neither one of them is an actual small business; they're both just dummy sites.
Looks like the International Herald-Tribune website design has officially become seminal. Last week, it was a BBC.com redesign that borrowed certain visual cues, and this week it's a SacBee.com redesign that also seems to show an influence.
32 million losers sure do add up quickly.
Media tidbits: Hearst wants out of its financial relationship with Talk. (Funny, I read Talk voraciously when it came out, but I can't say I've even glanced at it in a year.) Is Rupert Murdoch selling the London Times? What were the top 25 revenue-generating tv networks last year? For $93,000, would your tv/radio company buy the Time Machine, a device that speeds up programming to fit in more commercials? Is it a good idea to use Amazon to profit from booking an author on your tv show? And, finally, is cutsie Katie Couric leaving NBC?