Tumblr site for Douglas Johnston, marketing professional living in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. Avid Sherlockian, DIYPlanner.com founder, outdoor enthusiast, and longbow archer.

  1.   From one of my favorite tumblogs. In advertising we use stock photography markets daily, but this blog collects the real gems.

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    From one of my favorite tumblogs. In advertising we use stock photography markets daily, but this blog collects the real gems.

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    It’s now cool to dress up, and to know about the minutiae of roped shoulders and Windsor knots. Type the words “menswear blog” into Google and marvel at the trove of pages that comes up.

    The Wall Street Journal has a piece today on the death of the necktie in corporate environments and its resurgence in non-dress-code-enforced situations, especially among younger men. They also use their Google machine to find some so-called “blogs.”

    -Pete

    (via putthison)

    Wait. Am I now cool for wearing a tweed jacket and tie? Did I just fall so far down the nerd continuum bell curve that I re-emerged on the cool side?

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    If at first an idea does not sound absurd, then there is no hope for it.
    – Albert Einstein
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    Unbelievable restaurant brand name fails →

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    thechosenjuan:

    Always Look on the Bright Side of Life - Tim Curry & Michael McGrath

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    A sensible mobile contract, for once →

    As a parent and a responsible member of society (or so goes the illusion), I love this story of a mom giving her son a smartphone… and the rules to guide him.

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    Arthurian Legends: Download Arthurian texts (6th century/16th century) →

    fuckyeaharthuriana:

    I wanted to write down in a post all the links of the download tag but only the ones about arthurian ancient texts, the ones that are many people want when they ask about “original arthurian legends”. So you will find those arthurian texts pre-1600 that I managed to find online.

    Please, if you…

    Source: fuckyeaharthuriana

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    A "real-life" Star Trek Enterprise that almost was →

    No matter how good the pitch, no matter how much support you’ve garnered, sometimes it all comes down to one person who just doesn’t get it.

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    Reality show "The Pitch" too real? →

    Is it just because I’m in the business, or is this reality show trailer for AMC’s “The Pitch” less than interesting? It looks like the marketing work I do every day. No doubt I’ll watch it, mostly to see how Hive (Toronto) operates.