The Lost Designer of This Classic 90s Pattern Has Finally Been Found

You know jazz. Even if you don’t know it you know it: A jagged oil-crayon scribble of teal, laced with a zig-zag of purple, found on paper cups and plates all over the country through the 1990s. Jazz has long had a cult following, but its designer had always been lost to the sands of time. »6/19/15 11:49am6/19/15 11:49am


Vince Guaraldi Trio: Christmastime Is Here (Instrumental)

I consider myself lucky. I managed to make it through the first weekend of December relatively unscathed by bad Christmas music—I didn't even hear the "Do They Know It's Christmas?" remake, which I consider a victory. But there's one album you could put on repeat from now until December 25 and I wouldn't mind one bit: »12/08/14 7:45pm12/08/14 7:45pm

HD DVD's Animatronic Secret Weapon Not Enough to Defeat Blu-ray

As if 1080p video, full-resolution audio, net connectivity and multi-tuner signal decoding wasn't enough, Toshiba's HD DVD team had even cooked up a system of embedded animatronic control before the format was put out of its misery. In this video left over from CES 2008, this little mechanical jazz band playing the… »2/25/08 5:40pm2/25/08 5:40pm