Tag: Ridley Scott

  • Magic 8 Ball Sees its Future in Film

    Toy Stories In the early days of the web, circa 1997, there was a plethora of Magic 8 Ball applications online that enabled users to make queries about the future without risking a repetitive motion injury from shaking the real deal. Among them was Marin-raised Jake Donham’s incarnation, which received a “cease and desist” notice […]

  • Apple 1984 Mac Ad Turns 25

    January 24, 2009 marks the 25th anniversary of the introduction of the Apple Macintosh personal computer ? a brilliant, world-changing phenomenon in its own right, but January 22 might be equally important. Before author John Hodgeman became a beloved anti-PC pitchman, before Apple encouraged us to ?Think different,? if ungrammatically, there was Super Bowl XVIII […]