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DIY Videomakers Should Stroll Through Digimation’s Model Bank

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 - by Edward B. Driscoll, Jr.

More accessories for the Army of David's video tool kit — three dimensional modeling; no 3d glasses required!

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Liberal Fascism: The Font

Sunday, May 9th, 2010 - by Edward B. Driscoll, Jr.

As its namesake 2007 documentary vividly illustrated, Helvetica is utterly inescapable, both on your PC's monitor screen and in the 3-D world as well, from American Airlines to the IRS's 1040 form. But how did an era that promised unlimited freedom to designers create a font that became so ubiquitous?

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Camelot and Its Discontents: Mad Man’s Third Season Comes to DVD

Sunday, April 25th, 2010 - by Edward B. Driscoll, Jr.

Say what you will about the weekly AMC TV series, at the very least, it's a reminder that the period that history remembers today as “Camelot” was nowhere near as tranquil and idyllic as that word suggests.

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Adobe’s CS4: Updating The Army Of Davids’ Toolkit

Sunday, December 7th, 2008 - by Edward B. Driscoll, Jr.

Adobe's long-running multimedia tools receive their latest facelift. But what's under the hood?

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Blade Runner: The Final Final Cut for Christmas

Saturday, December 22nd, 2007 - by Edward B. Driscoll, Jr.

Ridley Scott's 1982 Blade Runner has been reissued in a "Five-Disc Ultimate Collector's Edition," including its "Final Final Cut" just in time for present season. PJM Political's Ed Driscoll takes a look at the checkered career of the seminal noir sci-fi classic.

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AMC’s ‘Mad Men’ And The Sweet Sell Of Success

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007 - by Edward B. Driscoll, Jr.

Ed Driscoll reviews the deconstruction of Ike's America in the new cable mini-series Mad Men. "In the hands of a writer like Larry Gelbart or the late Terry Southern, this could be wonderfully satiric stuff... But the writers and producers of Mad Men don't seem interested..."

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