Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Thyme Infused Butter Drizzle

New Amazing Facts & Beyond today, in the paper and on the blog!
Leon got inspired by this recent study by the Journal for Consumer Research that reveals that "healthy dining" options included on a restaurant's menu usually leads to more indulgent & UNhealthy choices. Leon, of course, knows why:Be careful out there, and watch out for the Hypnomenutists!

Monday, June 15, 2009

Stay Sharp!

This is a t-shirt that I designed for WOOT. It is for sale today and today ONLY. UPDATE: if you missed buying the shirt yesterday, you can buy it for a limited time here. Here was my sketch:
Alternate idea:Another one (this is actually the kind of pencil sharpener I use):

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Dave Fans vs. Phish Phans

Dave Matthews Band and Phish are both in town next week, and the RFT did this article which interviewed the rabid fan/phanbases of each, gauging their attitudes toward the other. I illustrated this series of charts that visualized this important data. My sketches:Another one:

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Baseball's "Dead Ball" Era

In case you haven't heard, Leon Beyond & His "Amazing Facts & Beyond" are back in the Riverfront Times newspaper every week. This week Leon's brings us one of Old Timey Baseball's darkest chapters, the infamous 20 year-long pitchers' duel between rival fireballers Cy Young and Stub Suffolk.Be sure to read the whole thing in the paper or on Leon's blog.