So for the last 2 years my friend Brian Lashchuk at BeyondTheGraveProductions.com, and I have been talking about doing our own Michael Myers movie. I love John Carpenters classic film and I've always thought it would be fun to do a tribute to it. I know everybody and their brother has already done one but what would one more hurt? Besides we felt like we could put some time and effort into it and come up with somehing decent. Early on I decided that doing an actual short film would be too complicated and be too hard to develop into a coherent storyline. So we settled on doing a faux movie trailer that would take more of a "best of" approach, basically creating iconic scenes and cool ideas and putting them together into a trailer. Last November we started working on this project in...

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So I was taking a break today, watching CNN and in between lots of depressing news there was a commercial for some oil company where they had a female "web designer" debating renewable energy with some oil company guy. It reminded me just how much I hate the term "web designer". You may be asking yourself why I could hate a term that describes part of my own job description? Because its also a term that describes a lot of losers living in their mom's basements. I've been doing graphic, web, video, flash, etc now for 10 years professionally. When I started out I didn't meet a single so called "web designer" that seemed to have it together. The few I remember meeting had little to no talent in creating web sites, were often doing it on the side or trying to make a...

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