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Hunting for the end of the long tail

I love the tagline on @readTedium’s Twitter profile, “Hunting for the end of the long tail”. Oh, the long tail. It’s all the things that aren’t super-popular. The head is all the hits. The long tail is the rest—the obscure stuff. Most people chase after the popular hits, ignoring the long tail. This tagline is […]

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Matt Maldre holding Ewok mug at Chicago Tribune office

Drinking coffee from a giant Ewok head

Ever want to have the unrelentless energy of a hyper Ewok? Those little creatures on the Moon of Endor constantly hop around chitter-chattering a million words per minute. Now you can wield the power of the Ewok! Drink the rare power energy drink of the Ewok tribe of Miwok. The drink comes straight from the […]

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Dick Tracy, the ping pong player

When your company syndicates Dick Tracy, you often get to have some fun at work. Four months ago we moved out of the Tribune Tower, and into our new office space in One Prudential Plaza. In the recreational part of the building, we have a ping pong table. Next week we are holding an company […]

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2018 Topps Star Wars Masterwork GAMORREAN GUARD 1-1 SKETCH BY GLENN SAVAGE

Gamorrean Guard looks like the Chicago Bean

The roundness of this Gamorrean Guard illustration reminds me of the Chicago Bean. EVERYTHING reminds me of the Chicago Bean these days. Glenn Savage has done other sketch cards for Star Wars. The Gamorrean Guard is my favorite. This is pretty cool. I took Glenn Savage’s Gamorrean Guard sketch card deepart’ed it with my Bean […]

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