How to Say a Name

How to Say a Name Grabbing a quick image of a new year banner, Ano Prospero for the ubiquitous side project, Bexar County Line, I got to thinking. In Spanish, it’s “Prospero” while the protagonist’s name in Shakespeare’s Tempest, that’s Prospero. Y’all can hear the difference, right […] read more

Design Elements

Design Elements Couple of points, all started by a sideways drift into a link from a link. I stumbled upon a page, an actual weblog, still styled as a weblog, and what amused me greatly? It was still using pre-Y2K (type) html code. Not that I have anything against clean and simple, no, but this […] read more

Advertising on astrofish.net

Advertising on astrofish.net There’s been a recent spate of advertising inquiries – along the lines of, “What Advertising on astrofish.net is available?” Advertising on astrofish.net Link in a horoscope for one week? $100. Banner ad for a month? $1,000. Sidebar widget? Above the fold, $1000 a month Below the fold, or footer $1000 a month […] read more

Est. 1987

Est. 1987 Never did figure out where, or how. Est. 1987 The first horoscopes date back to then. That was a starting point, born of a “zine” background, at least one foot in the old-school, punk, DIY school of thought. An attempt at satire, as well, as it never hurts to nibble at the hand […] read more

Now Accepting Apple Pay

Now Accepting Apple Pay So exciting, I just started using Apple Pay, myself, not long ago. It works flawlessly, as far as I’m concerned. No fishing out a card, just swipe the phone over a reader. So I was thrilled that my new Square Reader accepts Apple Pay. See me in Austin? I can now […] read more