There is a LOT that can be done with free online services — sometimes things that probably go way beyond what the service creators envisioned.
… for adults.
I can’t say exactly how I stumbled upon Vendetta. I think I was looking at stuff about stop-motion animation and came across Powell’s site which had a mention of the movie. I watched. I was hooked. There’s so much about this movie that is just RIGHT.
Machine guns, blood, guts, two tough cops, and Santa Claus.
NOTE: This isn’t about choosing one political side or the other. Any idiot could have said the following quote. Apparently some idiot did.
Mitt Romney ‘Shellshocked’ After Lost Election, Adviser Says
OK — so let me get this straight. This dude thought he was capable of being THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and yet losing an election leaves him “Shellshocked” ?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
I don’t even know how many “?!” that actually requires at the end of the sentence. It might need more.
A good headline should step into your prospects head and be part of the conversation — either by continuing a pre-existing thought or by creating curiousity about something new.
Although this wasn’t the main headline on the magazine cover, it was immediately attention-grabbing.
From the October 2012 Cosmopolitan magazine with Zooey Deschanel on the cover:
It used to take some genuine effort to say nasty stuff to someone. If they pissed you off, you had to contemplate it, get a pen and paper, write out your thoughts, fold it up, put it in an envelope, bring it to the Post Office, wait on a line to mail it, and then wait the 3 to 10 … Read morePre-Internet: How Did People Make Nasty Comments?
I spent a lot of time working on the Big Bird’s Hide and Speak game — and thus spent a lot of time listening to Caroll Spinney say the same few words from the game’s limited vocabulary over and over and over and over and… Since that is now a few decades in the past, … Read morePost-Apocalyptic Big Bird: Press the Red Button… Time’s Up!
Yes, I still think in 6502 code. I was looking at a video of the Atari 7800 game Ikari Warriors — a game that I worked on back in the 1980’s. I was the one who suggested to Mike a way to build a board to install our own development system operating system on the … Read morePardon the 6502 Interrupt: PHA TXA PHA TYA PHA