Introducing Kreskin, A Band/Album Generator

[Kreskin is an album generator][kreskin], which essentially automates the Wikipedia Band Name Game. To wit:

[kreskin]: “Kreskin”

1. Go to the [Random article page][wiki] on Wikipedia. The page it goes to is your band name.
2. Go to [Flickr’s most interesting photos for the last 7 days][flickr]. Find the third image. That is your band’s album cover.
3. Go to the quotations page and pick the last quote on the [Random Quotes page][quotes]. The last three words of this quote is the title of your album.

[wiki]: “Random Wikipedia Page”
[flickr]: “Flickr: Explore interesting photos from the last 7 days”
[quotes]: “Random Quotes”

You have likely played this game on a grey workday afternoon, but Kreskin makes the process much easier. Using the sources above, Kreskin grabs the needed information and presents you with a lovely image with a permalink that you can pass around, no manual labor needed. Kreskin also picks from a random assortment of freely-licensed web fonts to snazz up your album covers.

Kreskin is an [Extra Future 6-hour Project][6].

[6]: “Six-Hour Projects”


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[link]: “Warren Ellis”
[mail]: “BAD SIGNAL”