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On Steve Jobs

When Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs died, I, like many others, posted a “rest in peace—you were an inspiration” status update on Facebook. Seconds later, a friend responded by posting Jobs’ moving Stanford University commencement address from 2005. A global village was in mourning over the death of someone who was an iconic symbol […]

Shadows Down On Snow ( Willy Ashworth Dropjaw Cover ) 10.18.11

My first job after graduating college in 1987 was at Nelvana, which at the time was Canada’s largest animation house. I met friends there that are friends to this day. Most of the employees there were multi-faceted artists. Some were animators, others were posers. There were layout artists, background artists, character designers, graphic designers, directors, […]