Steve Hanson, the owner of Hanson Inc, owns the film rights to Kahlil Gibran’s book The Prophet. He and Hanson’s COO, Jenny Jacob, have been working with a whole raft of Hollywood stars and producers, including Salma Hayek, to turn the book into an animated feature film.

Part of the movie was shown at this year’s Cannes film festival. A few of us at the office pulled some late nights to put together a small site for the premier. Ryan Forquer designed the site using art from the movie, Joel Trzcinski handled the phone calls with Hollywood types, and I put the site together.

Last week I saw about 20 minutes of the movie, and all I can say is that it’s going to be spectacular. You can view the site at and follow @gibransprophet on Twitter for more information.

Taste the happy!

Good riddance to the worst meme on Reddit.


@WebStormIDE 8.0.2 now resyncs the project after grunt-watch tasks run. From feature request to live in my editor in only 6 days. Fantastic!

City on the Hill

Paris seems to be one of those places that has a romantic appeal for people. I had no particular longing, but I figured I’d get there eventually. Michelle wanted to go and 2014 turned out to be the year that we finally had the time and money to make it happen. Even though it wasn’t my idea, I took on the familiar role of travel agent. I made the flight and hotel reservations, gathered the guidebooks and made a spreadsheet of things to see, which we ranked and tabulated. By February we’d done our research and prepared a basic itinerary. Michelle was all packed by the second week of March. As usual, I didn’t even start until two days before.
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