On October 31, 1938, John Deering took a last drag on his cigarette, sat down in a chair, and allowed a prison guard to place a black hood over his head and pin a target to his chest. Next the guard attached electronic sensors to Deering’s wrists.
It was a mere two years ago today that Kevin Spacey donned my favorite pair of glasses to host the party at Poste at the Hotel Monaco after the Kevin Spacey Foundation Benefit Concert at Sidney Harmon Hall on September 29, 2014 in Washington, DC (HQ)
David Bowie aka David Robert Jones (English, 1947-2016, b. Brixton, London, UK) - With his painting, Child In Berlin, at a charity event benefiting The American Cancer Society at the Eduard Nakhamkin Fine Arts Gallery in NYC, Nov. 27, 1990. Credit Kevin Mazur/WireImage, via Getty Images
A client wanted a design done for a Halloween tasting event benefiting a charity group.
Client: …we want something like a ghost with a martini.
I sent two versions combining alcoholic drinks with classic Halloween imagery. The client told us that they weren’t happy with the designs.
Client: We want a ghost with a martini, but we don’t want there to be alcohol because this is a kid-friendly event. And we don’t want there to be a ghost because that’s too scary. But something like a ghost with a martini.