May 19, 2010

brave new world


out here in astoria! site soon………. mr. rabe and i have been shopping the idea of a design shop to each other for years……. and started cooking about 3 weeks ago…… and will be servin’ up some goodness so soon!


January 15, 2010

just a regular night at the old digs.


while it’s all good, the views are amazing, people have been super nice and friendly… i do have to admit, i kind of miss the old office. here’s a fun video we made with chocolate bars one night… you can’t bite into one without smiling! so we turned a sweet treat into a smile-off! (be patient, it takes a minute to load up….)


January 14, 2010

tights are not pants manifesto


yep. read the whole thing here. right up there with peep-toes in my book. and lately happening just as often. couldn’t agree more.


October 6, 2009

this really happened


GIANT rat, appearing to have just keeled over on its way to work, on the sidewalk outside my office this morning. we ventured out to see it again, in full squeam and disbelief. it was roughly the same size as my friend rich’s shoe (13), which he used to tap down his blog sticker… nothin’ like the freshly dead for


October 5, 2009

another good thing about the UK


fruit pastilles. on my desk upon request from my boss, just returning!


October 4, 2009



attempted. it rose. it conquered. it inspired brendan’s new band name.


October 2, 2009

okay i admit it… i kind of miss my blog…


i just want to use it sometimes.
and sometimes i don’t.


April 9, 2009

one month!


and FINALLY a beautiful day in new york. anjie and i went to lunch. we lovvvvve sunny soho!


March 9, 2009

my new office in the nytimes!


Read more about LOWE and see more pictures in the full article.


February 3, 2009

great science fiction: a list by jordan birch


Asimov Foundation Trilogy.
Enders Game.
CS Lewis Outer Space Trilogy.
a selection of any HUGO winners.
Dad sent me a batch by Stephen Baxter which were good.
The short stories of Avram Davidson are fantastic.
also Vernor Vinge, A Deepness in the Sky.
Neil Stephenson, The Diamond Age.
oh and Gene Wolf though he may be a bit too fantasy. Shadow and Claw. Sword and Citadel.