Archive for date: February 27, 2005

Brainwagon Radio: Oscar Review Preview

February 27, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, this is a very short episode tonight. It was my intention to release a review of the Academy Awards tonight, and to shake things up a bit, I’ve engaged my wife to aid in this production. If you’ve enjoyed the keen commentary of Michael Geohagen’s Reel Reviews, well, toss all those high expectations out […]

Win for The Incredibles

February 27, 2005 | News | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, the Oscars have more or less just begun, but the news is good for us Pixarians: The Incredibles won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature. Congratulations to Brad Bird, John Walker, and all of my fellow monkeys who worked on the film. It’s always great to have played a part, no matter how small, […]

Jef Raskin

February 27, 2005 | News | By: Mark VandeWettering

It is with considerable surprise and sadness that I heard of the passing of Jef Raskin this weekend. I wasn’t a friend: merely an admirer of his work and his appearances at the Hackers conference. I found his delight with model airplanes to be infectious and genuine, and his innovative ideas to be thought provoking. […]