• 03.02.12

The Week That Was: “Yo Momma Is So Fat She Thought RGB Was A Sandwich”

Marketers go gaga for Jeremy Lin’s “universal appeal,” we go gaga for an interactive grizzly bear, and Ross Moody tells graphic design-themed yo momma jokes that, miraculously, don’t totally suck. It’s Co.Design’s top stories of the week.

The Week That Was: “Yo Momma Is So Fat She Thought RGB Was A Sandwich”

Jeremy Lin’s Most Marketable Magic: He’s All Things, To All People: “The fact that Jeremy has so many facets is a tremendous plus for him. The more relatable that he is, the better for the brand over time.”


Bear71: A New Type Of iPad Documentary Powered By Infographics: “Pairing a linear story with a non-linear environment was a huge challenge with a result that couldn’t be fully anticipated until the whole environment was built, and at that point we knew significant change would be impossible.”

Up Close With Feltron’s Latest Annual Report: The designer of Facebook Timeline charts two years of his life in an astonishing set of infographics. We love Bloody Marys, too!

Yo Momma Jokes For Graphic Designers: “Yo momma is so fat she thought RGB was a sandwich.” Burn!

Facebook Bullies Artist Into Shuttering Satire Of FB Privacy Policy: Cue sarcastic clap.

“iKill” Infographic Charts The Human Cost Of The iPhone: “The average Apple plant worker would have to do three months of work just to afford an iPhone.”

How The Kindle Stomped Sony, Or, Why Good Solutions Beat Great Products: “Amazon created conditions in the ecosystem that made joining the long-awaited e-book revolution a more attractive proposition for publishers than any previous attempt.”

Design’s Next Frontier: Nudging Consumers Into Making Better Life Choices: “Reason, it turns out, is highly susceptible to bias.”


Even Better Than iPhone 5: An iPhone With The 1986 Mac OS: “To be honest I don’t really know why it looks so good. Maybe it is because it just looks so clean and simple.”

The Magnificent Map Of Rap Names Charts Jazzy Jay To Z: Jyeah.

[Top Image: Mike Ehrmann/Getty]

About the author

Suzanne LaBarre is the editor of Co.Design. Previously, she was the online content director of Popular Science and has written for the New York Times, the New York Observer, Newsday, I.D.