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I'm Jason Rhodes, a designer and webmaker in Baltimore, MD. You could say I'm obsessed with a kid named Malcolm, his hot mom, Alton Brown recipes, pale ale microbrews, and awkward family comedies.

BlogThings

I think the kids call these “articles” now. I call them “things I spend too much time writing and then I throw away 90% of them in the end, anyway.”

The Walking Dead

Walking Dead

October 30th, 2010 ∞ Permalink

I think I’ll be celebrating Halloween night watching AMC’s new series “The Walking Dead“. Nikki will not be joining me.

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I think I'll be celebrating Halloween night watching AMC's new series "The Walking Dead". Nikki will not be joining me.

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The Science of Getting Out of Your Group

June 10th, 2010 ∞ Permalink

There are 729 different ways a World Cup group can finish. That’s 729 combinations of point totals from each of the group’s four teams. I know because I’ve been obsessing over all 729 of them as I wonder whether my beloved, nicknameless USMNT squad can make my four years and get out of Group C.

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Content Before Design

May 20th, 2010 ∞ Permalink

Cameron Moll said great designers don’t redesign, they realign. The idea for this site is to work on content first, in a simple visual layout, while the design is continuously realigned around that content as they both develop together.

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Castration is Legal?

November 7th, 2008 ∞ Permalink

Mayor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal signed an interesting bill into law over the summer. Apparently, certain sex offenders can now be chemically or physically castrated as a part of their sentence. Wait, what?

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Yes We Can

Yes We Can

November 6th, 2008 ∞ Permalink

Lots of people keep saying that nothing is ever going to be different. But I think they miss the point — we’ve already begun to change. The results of November 4th, 2008, are just the wonderful, visible proof.

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Why Obama, General Election Edition

November 4th, 2008 ∞ Permalink

I already explained why I favored Barack Obama over Hillary Clinton during their big primary race, and much of it applies to why I voted for him again today. But let me briefly explain why I voted for Senator Obama and not for Senator McCain (or anyone else, for that matter).

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JSONThings

You see what I did there? These JSON feeds pull in my content from other sites, accounts, etc.

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