Category Archives: Our Work

“Take Dead Aim on the Rich Boys” – Celebrating the sounds of Wes Anderson films

Want a conversation topic to have over a beer with a bunch of movie loving friends?  Discuss filmmaker Wes Anderson’s body of work.  There’s some good and there’s some bad.  Rushmore is a classic.  If you ask me to name my 10 favorite films of all-time, Rushmore makes the list.  Bottle Rocket is charming enough, [...]

Introducing WP Screencasts

Today, just in time for WordCamp San Francisco 2008, Shiny New Toy is taking the wraps off a new website we’ve been working on: WP Screencasts.  WP Screencasts is a compilation of instructional training videos for managing web content with the WordPress platform. If you are a current client of ours and we’ve built a [...]

WordPress Charity Scavenger Hunt

Right on the heels of WordCamp is the WordPress Charity Scavenger Hunt.  Proceeds from this event – which looks like it will be very fun – will benefit 826 Valencia. To play a little six degrees of WordPress separation… The WordPress Charity Scavenger Hunt benefits 826 Valencia 826 Valencia was founded by Dave Eggers Dave [...]

MeltingSpot

One of the first projects Holly and I undertook under the Shiny New Toy name, MeltingSpot, is now live. MeltingSpot, a free email newsletter and website, is an Internet version of the American “melting pot” society – a place where Americans and immigrants come together to close the culture gap. Read MeltingSpot for advice on [...]

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