My pal Bob Knetzger says:
I'm guessing you love old school illustrators and hearing about them as much as I do, so I think you'll really like the winter 2013 issue of Illustration magazine (number 40).
There's a low res previews here (you can't read it but you can view thumbnails of the cool art).
Check out the article on Bruce Minney, great "manly" illustrator of men's mags, paperbacks and ads -- with snarling rats, blazing guns, menacing Nazis and, of course, plenty of gals with va-va-voom!
Illustration #40: Edwin Austin Abbey, Bruce Minney, and More.
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Why buy one of those expensive and confusing universal remotes, clogged with enough buttons to launch a space shuttle, when you could accomplish the same electronic control right on your favorite mobile device? The Blumoo Universal Remote, now just $52.99 in the Boing Boing Store, harnesses the audio power of all your household equipment right […]
You may not love Microsoft Word, but you’ve definitely used it. Other than being one of the most ubiquitous programs on the planet, it’s been the go-to word processing system for more than a quarter-century because it’s as basic as it gets. But occasionally, you’ve got assignments that beg for a lot more options than simple […]