Super Bowl Fail Dome

Fail Dome

A Tale of Two Tails

American Airlines and British Airways Livery

Fan of aviation and aviation design that I am (I inherited this from my Mom, who designed interiors for Boeing’s SST and worked on the Calder Braniff project, among other aircraft assignments), I followed with interest today’s unveiling of American Airlines’ new identity. While I think the team at FutureBrand has done a tasteful job [...]

The Problem with the Cloud…


…is that the Cloud is sometimes closed. Just when you need it.

Boldly Cut Where No One Has Cut Before…

Star Trek Pizza Slicer

If you’re a fan of Star Trek, and you like pizza, ask yourself: “Can I possibly live without this item?”

Methinks the answer would be, “No.”

Remembering My Mother

Mom and Me in Central Park

She’s been gone a long time, but I think about her every day.

Maximum Rock ‘n’ Roll — The Who at the Peak of Their Power

If you love The Who, you’ve probably seen their brilliant 1978 rendition, in front of a small audience at Shepperton Studios outside London, of Won’t Get Fooled Again from the 1978 rockumentary The Kids Are Alright. Do yourself a favor: Watch it again. You’ll be glad you did.

Groupon’s Super Bowl Ads: What Might Have Been

Groupon's Tibet Super Bowl Ad

As did many others, a few weeks ago I watched Groupon’s Super Bowl ads in a state of semi-disbelief. It was hard to believe that such a hip company, working with an even hipper ad agency — Crispin Porter + Bogusky — could foist such an ill-thought-through train wreck on the viewing public and do [...]

Words to Live By in 2011

Words to Live By 2011

Think happy thoughts and good things will come your way.

Season’s Greetings from a Galaxy Far Away

Season’s Greetings from a Galaxy Far Away from Mark Frisk on Vimeo. Another holiday ornament from the Frisk Collection. More here…

All-Time Best Way to Carve a Turkey

Turkey Carving

Here is the ultimate way to carve and present a roast turkey, explained by a master butcher from New York City’s Fairway Market.