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David Horvath
Works at UGLYDOLL
Attended Art Center College of Design
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This is what I'm talking about +Google+ you guys need to be an every retailer window in South Korea.
Yes, that is a three-dimensional execution of a nonfunctional search bar! Don't think it matters? Lolz! OK.
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Hahaha... Bro, Korea is a world of Naver! I guess you should start using LINE now. :P
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YOU should be featured at UGLYCON!
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Icebat is my most fav character! ^____^
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+Joe Wilcox knows how to pick em!
 
Soooo, #googlecsmera  installs as a separate app on #htconem8 . I took both phones with the phone use each. Google Camera applies blur to one and HTC UFocus to the other.

Can you tell which is which? Is there enough difference to matter? 
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Oh wow, I wasn't on top of my game for this one. Thanks for the info! 
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E-Mart is the Target / Wal-mart of South Korea. They have absolutely everything and you need not go elsewhere for anything.
They are closed today.
That's right, they are closed every other Sunday.

Guess why?

Because they started killing off the small retailers and local neighborhood stores and the landscape of each neighborhood was at risk....
And if those small stores closed, surely the tiny organic market next door would have no community to cater to... Neither would the barbecue chicken place... Neither would the indi-RPG game mini figures store be able to keep their doors open.....

E-mart doesn't sell those little mini figures because they do not have mass awareness, because they are not from a successful TV show , so if that shop can't stay open, who would sell those figures? If nobody is selling them, how would the manufacturers continue to make money? That whole slice a product category would be gone forever.

And if the little product categories disappear, you would be left with nothing but products related to TV shows you find on television.
The big stuff.
Sound familiar?

So E-Mart did something unheard of back in the States....

They decided to CLOSE DOWN on the busiest weekend shopping days so the surrounding neighborhood shops would continue to thrive.

Need masking tape or lip balm? E-Mart is closed today and you're going to have to get it from your neighborhood store for a couple pennies more. Horror, maybe even 50 cents more.

...and because you spent those extra pennies, unique shops selling goods you can't find at E-mart will be able to stay open and your life won't be the frickin same every 10 miles for the rest of your days!

So I will support emart because they stopped to look out for the little guy... because ultimately little guy is their customer and if you squish too many of your customers, eventually you have nothing but a giant empty store which serves as a showroom for consumers scanning UPC codes with their smartphones to do some online shopping.
Sound familiar?
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+Keyan Mobli yes but the bigger picture / story is amazon. They are coming. And they already bought / closed / downsized all of the other online shopping sites here. So I heard. We will see how that goes.... You can't shut the internet off on Sunday.
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Look at his wings...
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It looks cool
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UGLYDOLL Co-Creator
Introduction
My wife, Sun-Min Kim, and I are the creators of the Uglydoll brand.  
We tell stories through our own books, plush dolls, action figures, tin toys, cookie jars, wind ups and a few other goodies. You can find many of our more difficult to locate items at Giant Robot in Los Angeles. I am also the author / creator of the Bossy Bear books and toys by Disney.
You can catch my animated show, Littlebony (リトルボニー) , on NHK in Japan every weekday morning, and our books are available on Amazon and at a local book shop near you.  If you are ever in Seoul, please visit us at our Uglydoll shop in Insadong, on the bottom floor in Ssamziegil. We hold semi-annual UGLYCON art shows in different cities around the world...the next show is at Giant Robot in Los Angeles, June 2014.





Bragging rights
I have my own section at Party City
Education
  • Art Center College of Design
    1991 - 1992
  • Parsons The New School for Design
    1996 - 1999
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Gender
Male
Work
Occupation
dad, artist, ceo
Skills
I create, build and grow brands, make toys, write books, and play.
Employment
  • UGLYDOLL
    CO-FOUNDER, 2001 - present
  • LITTLE BONY
    creator of Littlebony TV program for Sony / NHK, 2002 - 2013
  • BOSSY BEAR
    author illustrator of Bossy Bear books and toys through Disney, 2003 - 2013
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Seoul
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The curry and vindaloo is great no matter which way you go. Great spot for Indian food!
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Eggs from Hell is great, all breakfast items are amazing here. Ham and egg toast rules. No pretzels required, you can't go wrong here.
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
Great dim sum.... shao lom pow here rules. Don't see it on the menu? They will make it for you.
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Public - 11 months ago
reviewed 11 months ago
The jumulok is very good. We go in the off hours as it gets busy. Great!!!
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The turkey meal is awesome...makes you feel like you're in the 50's.
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 10 months ago
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Awesome, crunchy french toast is amazing. Makes me want to move back to the USA!
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Amazing, its like being back in Seoul. Great Korea style Chinese.
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
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