A Brief Message is a project from Khoi Vin (design director at the New York Times) and Liz Danzico (information architect at Happy Cog Studios). The first entry rings another death knell for print media.
Editorial note: Whoa! You've found a super-old post here on BuzzFeed, from an earlier era of the site. It doesn't really represent where we are anymore, and may in fact be totally broken, but we're leaving it up as a part of our early history.