Oct 3, 2014
It’s fair to say that Portland, Oregon resident Peter Johansen had a bad day.
Johansen stumbled upon an unlocked and running delivery van for the Donut Land company while the driver of the van was making a delivery.
Like a person drawn into a Krispy Kreme shop when the “Hot Now” sign is on, Johansen hopped in the van and took off.
This is where the fun begins.
As a Portland police officer was taking the report, another officer spotted the stolen van heading east on Powell Boulevard across the river.
The officer activated his overhead lights as he positioned his patrol car behind the van, but the driver – later identified as 34-year-old Peter Johansen – didn’t stop and led the officer on a chase.
After about two miles, Johansen pulled over at Southeast 59th Avenue and Mall Street, and the officer began to give him commands to put both his hands out the window.
Johansen “put his hands out the window and the officer observed a pastry fall from the suspect’s hands,” police said.
Oh the humanity of a doughnut being destroyed in front of an officer’s very eyes!
Sep 22, 2014
Best tweet we’ve seen in a long time from
We don’t care who you are.
Sep 3, 2014
Those pesky and fun people in the Ukraine have come up with a solution on how to prevent the problem of people urinating in public.
Aug 23, 2014
This is just …..well…. inconceivable.
The Princess Bride shot as a horror trailer.
Aug 7, 2014
W.C. Fields is credited with the saying “never work with children or animals,” his point being they will always steal the scene.
Apparently Noah Ritter proves Fields’ point.
Noah Ritter from Wilkes-Barre steals the show from Newswatch 16’s Sofia Ojeda during an interview at the Wayne County Fair.
Jul 27, 2014
One of the cites we like to visit is called “Clients from Hell.” There, you can find all sorts of interesting stories in dealing with clients in the graphics world. As a friend of ours says “it is about as real life as it can get.”
One of the stories caught our eye was this one:
So last week I tried using a language analogy for a client’s project. The project manager said the project was straight HTML/CSS when in fact it was C++.
To help him understand the problem I used this analogy: “Let’s say you’re asking me to write something in a specific language, I am fluent in English and Spanish. Meanwhile, your project is in Chinese. Since I don’t know Chinese and it is not remotely similar to any of the languages I know, I am not your best option for this project. You need someone who is fluent in this specific language for the project to be successful and stay on budget.”
He said he understood and thanked me for my time.
This morning I received an IM from another developer asking: “Why is ‘so and so’ asking us if we are fluent in Chinese?”
We’re still laughing at that one.
Jul 18, 2014
….. when his legs arrive from Miami.
Photoshop is hard – even for “professionals.”
(Source: “Hot In Cleveland” Facebook page.)
Jul 15, 2014
Now you know.
Typebars notwithstanding, a good old fashioned typewriter will never let you down. Ask any hipster.
(Courtesy Something of That Ilk.)