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American Business People In China React To Latest Tariff War

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Jake Parker of the U.S.-China Business Council in Beijing about China's retaliatory tariffs after the Trump administration last week increased tariffs on Chinese goods.
Tags: News, China, Beijing, Npr, Trump, Rachel Martin, U S China Business Council, Jake Parker, American Business People In China

Stocks Surge After Trump Decides To Postpone China Tariff Hike

BEIJING (AP) — China’s stock market surged Monday after President Donald Trump’s decision to postpone a tariff hike on Chinese imports and state media expressed hopes the fight with Washington over Beijing’s technology ambitions can be resolved. Other financial markets in Europe and Asia recorded more modest gains following Trump’s announcement the Washington talks made “substantial progress” toward ending the tariff fight. The conflict has threatened to disrupt global trade and drag on weakenin...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Florida, London, News, Washington, White House, China, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Shanghai, Trade, Stocks, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Trump

This week's ComicLab Podcast with the Return of Jake Parker!

For the cartoonists and comics lovers among us, I have something new and fun: A weekly podcast called ComicLab, with my friend and fellow cartoonist, Brad Guigar. It's half cartooning shop-talk, half pro tips, and half friendship. WE SQUEEZED IN THREE HALVES. ...have a listen below, or on iTunes, Stitcher, Libsyn, or anywhere podcasts can be heard! Or even on our dedicated Patreon page:! Webcomics watchmen Dave Kellett and Brad Guigar are talking I...
Tags: Post, Comics, Dave, Jake, Sheldon, Brad, Jake Parker, Brad Guigar, ComicLab Podcast, Dave Kellett, Evil Inc

Inktober 2018 - Let's get the party started!

The first week of October has officially come to an end, and here we are trying to see who's going to do the Inktober challenge with us? Do you know what Inktober is? It's an awesome challenge that lasts the whole month of October, 31 days straight and has a couple of flexible rules to follow. it's global be consistent use ink let the Inktober list inspire you share your art with the world draw whatever you want It's important to be consistent. If you don't get to do it every day, choose a fre...
Tags: Art, Design, Diy, Events, Jake, Jake Parker, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-CHANNELS, Ana Maksimovic

Trump Hits China With Another Round Of Import Tariffs

With President Trump imposing new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, China has promised to retaliate. Steve Inskeep talks to Jake Parker of the U.S.-China Business Council about what to expect.
Tags: News, China, Trump, Steve Inskeep, U S China Business Council, Jake Parker

Kickstarter: SUPERPLASTIC announces JANKY Series

Paul Budnitz​ (Kidrobot, Ello, Budnitz Bicycles) launches his designer toy company ​Superplastic ​today, with new limited edition toys by renowned artists for sale today on ​Kickstarter​. Superplastic’s launch edition toys feature designs by 16 well-known artists from around the world. Superplastic begins selling ​ JANKY ​today​ —​ a sneaker-obsessed anthropomorph that’s somewhere between cute and dark, nasty and nice. Prices range for $25 for a handful of 3-inch toys to $5,000 for an exclusi...
Tags: Toys, Usa, UK, Spain, Kickstarter, Pete Fowler, Huck, Janky, El Grand Chamaco, Jake Parker, Budnitz, Joe Ledbetter, Huck Gee, Superplastic, Paul Budnitz Kidrobot Ello Budnitz Bicycles, Ricardo Carvolo

Kid Konnection: Tis the Season Books

Every Saturday, I host a feature called Kid Konnection -- a regular weekend feature about anything related to children's books. This week I'm going to share with you a two cute picture books that are perfect for this time of year! Summary: In this third book in the Space Boy trilogy, Niko and his trusty dog, Tag, blast off on another outer-space adventure, when suddenly Niko’s robot copilot is captured by a snow monster (who looks an awful lot like Niko’s annoying sister, Posh). When they reach...
Tags: Books, New York Times, Michael Chabon, Santa, Niko, Kid Konnection, Julie P, Jake Parker, Sherri Duskey Rinker, Boyds Mills, Dian Curtis Regan, Robert Neubecker


Inktober started as a challenge illustrator and cartoonist Jake Parker set himself in October of 2009, to draw 31 ink drawings in 31 days. The goal, as in any exercise of this sort, was to get better end develop a more consistent working practice. He repeated the idea the next year, promoting the notion that others should join him, and since then it has grown into a worldwide endeavor. If you search on Twitter, Instagram or other social media platforms for #inktober, or #inktober2017, you’ll f...
Tags: Art, Comics, Illustration, Drawing, Cartoons, Sketching, Pen & Ink, Twitter Instagram, Jake Parker

Join the 2017 Inktober Design Challenge

Inktober Design Challenge The Inktober Initiative was established by Jake Parker in 2009 as a way to improve drawing skills but to also create a certain discipline in the process. Apparently many thought it was a great idea and took on the challenge. Today, Inktober is a yearly global phenomenon. Every October artists all over the world challenge themselves to create 31 drawings with a certain theme or motifs. There is also an official prompt list and a few rules you need to follow. While t...
Tags: Design, Artists, Erin, Inktober, T-shirts, WJC, Jake Parker, Design Challenge, Inktober Challenge, Inktober Initiative, John Herzog, Ward Jenkins

China: US Trade Probe Violates International Rules

BEIJING (AP) — China criticized President Donald Trump’s order for a possible U.S. trade investigation of Beijing’s technology policies as a violation of global rules and said Tuesday it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese interests. Trade groups for technology companies welcomed Trump’s order Monday but the Chinese Commerce Ministry said it violated the spirit of international trade and Washington’s World Trade Organization commitments. The ministry said Beijing will take “all appropriate measu...
Tags: News, Washington, North Korea, White House, China, US, Barack Obama, Ap, Beijing, World Trade Organization, WTO, Donald Trump, China Daily, Trump, Parker, Commerce Ministry

Pixar Actively Avoids Explaining Where ‘Cars’ Come From, But A Wild, Disturbing Theory Offers Insight

This summer brings the release of Cars 3 in theaters, and based on the roughly 50 minutes of footage shown to us at Pixar Animation’s campus in Emeryville, California, it just might be the best in the franchise yet. However, even though this is the third film in the animated franchise, there are still a lot of lingering questions about the world of Cars itself. Most audiences have simply accepted the fact that Cars is about various vehicles (cars, trucks, planes, trains, boats, etc) which happe...
Tags: Movies, Cars, Features, Animation, Sequels, Italy, Pixar, Rio, Murray, Morse, Peterson, Pixar Animation, Disney/Pixar, Bob Peterson, Emeryville California, Cars 3

Advent in April: Stefan Marjoram offers prints of his popular auto art series

  All artwork from Stefan Marjoram’s 2015 Auto Art Advent series. Courtesy of Stefan Marjoram. Artist, photographer, animator and filmmaker Stefan Marjoram has been sprinkling a little extra magic into the Christmas season since 2011 by offering an original pencil-and-watercolor sketch of a different vintage automobile each day during Advent. It’s been a first-come-first-served opportunity for lucky purchasers to own an original piece of artwork for just 24 pounds ($34.50 as of this writing); o...
Tags: UK, Autos, Bloodhound SSC, Motorsports, Turin, Stefan, Bob Freeman, Hemmings Daily, Personalities, Automobilia, Auto Art, Hot Rods And Customs, Brass Cars And Horseless Carriages, J Daniel Beaudry, Auto Advent, Auto Art Advent