Category Archive: Blogs

The Comprehensive Disney Timeline

While discussing the Frozen-Tarzan connection theory with the other contributors at GeekDad, I came up with the notion of pinning down when each Disney movie may have taken place. The result is the Ultimate Disney Timeline.

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Wendy’s Porch

Our friend Wendy has joined the blogging world, and we’re happy to welcome her. For her first post, she tells about her habit of entertaining on her front porch. Someday soon, we need to get over there and add #wendysporch to our list of cool things we do.

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DIY Monday: From Phone Stand to Side Table

It’s time to start a few regular features here at Blue Collar, Black Tie, and the first theme is the venerable Do-It-Yourself project. Every Monday we’ll post a link to a project you can do at home for very little money and a reasonable amount of time. For our first project, we’ll rely on good …

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Playing Grownups

Here’s a fun new blog for you to follow. It’s called “Playing Grown-Ups” and it’s written by a friend of mine, who is here writing under the name “Sherri Burns,” all about the trials and tribulations of figuring out how to be a responsible adult/spouse/parent without going crazy. It features a lot of charming cartoons …

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Banana Republic in the ’80s

Terri and I have another site outside of Blue Collar, Black Tie; it’s our professional site for our freelance graphic design and marketing business, Lancer Creative Services. I post articles there semi-occasionally, as the mood takes me, talking about various aspects of design and marketing. The most recent such post is a short item about …

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Mad Men Style

Aside from being brilliantly written and acted, AMC’s Mad Men is acclaimed for its incredible production design; the sets and costumes are meticulously accurate to the period, but more importantly, they serve to reveal character elements, establish themes and foreshadow developments in the plot. Nobody does a better job of spotting and articulating these points …

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