Category Archives: Commercial art

1970s Shooting Targets

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: These days, I suspect the targets used by shooting ranges aren’t nearly so dramatic.

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Naked Lady of the Week: Stephi

Paleo Retiree writes: Back here I introduced the delightful amateur bikini model who calls herself Stephi. Stephi’s best-known on Microminimus, the fan-participation branch of the genius Australian bikini company Wicked Weasel, but she also shows herself off on Flickr. With her … Continue reading

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The Advertising Art of Paramount Records

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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Eight Movie Posters for “Band of Outsiders”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “Band of Outsiders” is, I think, the tenderest of the great Godard films. It’s also, with the exception of “Breathless,” the one that looms largest in the public consciousness: The scenes showing Karina, Frey, and Brasseur … Continue reading

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Now with Extra Han Solo: Critiquing the Star Wars Posters

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: If you haven’t been living in a cave (i.e. away from social media), and you’re at all interested in this type of thing, you’ve seen the trailer and poster for the new Star Wars movie, entitled … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Man of Aran”

Fabrzio del Wrongo writes: This British three-sheet for Robert Flaherty’s 1934 “Man of Aran” was designed by Marc Stone, a notable commercial artist who was responsible for some great posters, including a couple for the Karloff horror vehicle “The Ghoul.” … Continue reading

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Google: We’re Not Evil, We Promise!

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The latest candy-colored Android update is called Lollipop, the new holding company is called Alphabet, and the sans-serif logo redesign looks fit for a franchise of daycare centers. Someone is trying really hard to look cutesy and nonthreatening.

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