Draw Something from OMGPOP! (now a Zynga company, thanks in part to the game’s explosive growth) is the latest mobile game to take off like wildfire. I downloaded the game last week, and I’ve used my phone for little else since.
While I’m nothing compared to the artists seen on the Art of Draw Something, I do fancy myself to be fairly decent at drawing. Interested in starting a game with me? I’m user thenomenclator.
Back before Facebook was hosting 483 million visitors a day, there was this other social network called mySpace. Perhaps you remember it: flashing GIFs, ads as far as the eye could see, and that Tom guy who seemed to know EVERYONE.
In 2006, mySpace was on top of the world; Facebook still had the air of an elitist “college thing” whereas they had the “everyman/attention whore/crappy band” demographic completely sewn up. I was one of those everyman attention whores, and in my eagerness to gain the attention of a little west coast record label called Stones Throw, I created a mySpace profile for one of their more reclusive artists, Captain Funkaho. Continue reading Here’s how I spent a piece of my tax refund→
Jonathan, a friend of mine from elementary school, and his wife Sarah adopted two twin orphans from Uganda. Thanks to Facebook and their blog, I have been able to follow the developments at every turn: their initial decision to adopt, their journey to Africa to meet the twins, and Jonathan’s return home with the girls.