Speartalks: eepmon

Posted on June 13, 2008 Under Design

If we can trust what Wikipedia has to say on the matter, people born in the Chinese Year of the Monkey have it made. They are smart, quick witted, inventive problem-solvers, and they come with a side of sharp-shooting, horribly…

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Speartalks: Public School

Posted on June 6, 2008 Under Fashion

Rebellion, in any form, has a few consistent characteristics. The color black, for instance, is a common accomplice, as are hot tempers, cool demeanors, and five o'clock shadows. However, the most important element to rebellion is the one thing that…

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Posted on May 30, 2008 Under Design

Jan Willem Wennekes, also known as Stinger, crafts a killer monster. Well, "killer" in its most docile, endearing sense -- because the creatures of this Netherlands-based designer have always had more success drawing aww's than arghh's! As founder of Zeptonn…

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Au Revoir Simone

Posted on May 23, 2008 Under Music

From an organizational perspective -- even a musically inclined one -- the odds of finding three beautiful girls, all long-locked, well-worded, and in possession of keyboards, seem slim. The odds of them finding each other -- that seems near impossible.…

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Speartalks: Joe Sorren

Posted on May 16, 2008 Under Art

There are people in the paintings of Joe Sorren, but they're not quite human. We have ways to relate -- they hold instruments, they take pictures, they build sand castles by the sea -- but there is something in them…

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SpearTalks Roundup! (Click Away)

Posted on May 12, 2008 Under Life

I was browsing around the site reflecting on how far we've come and couldn't help but notice the wealth of inspiration and content we've got in the SpearTalks archives. So, I figured I'd round them all up for easy consumption.…

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Speartalks: Chris Rubino

Posted on May 9, 2008 Under Design

From the looks of things, Chris Rubino knows how to mix work and play. The NYC based designer, a 2006 ADC Young Gun and possessor of a shining list of lustworthy clients, hasn't abandoned his personal pursuits in order to…

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Speartalks: The Little Friends of Printmaking

Posted on May 2, 2008 Under Design

JW and Melissa Buchanan are the husband and wife team known as The Little Friends of Printmaking. Known for their God-like mastery of screen printing, their brightly layered imagery, and their quirky sense of humor (take that, douchebaggiezz!), this Milwaukee-based…

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Speartalks: Aaron Rose

Posted on April 25, 2008 Under Art

Several months ago, we about lost our crap when we heard that Beautiful Losers "“ the museum exhibit-turned-most brilliant coffee table book ever bound by mechanical means "“ would soon be joined by another extension of arty rectitude. Beautiful Losers,…

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SpearTalks: Andrew Hyde for Startup Weekend

Posted on April 18, 2008 Under Life

Up until a few weeks ago, there were only a few words that I associated with startup companies. One was "balls," another was "brains," another was "heart attack." There are elements that lead up to those associations, first and foremost…

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