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September 30, 2010

like mom like dad :: be in a book!

a variation on youngmenowme, Like Mom Like Dad asks you to recreate photos of your parents - some awesome ones have come in so far :: AND I'm hoping to make a BOOK out of it (like with paper and everything!) :: http://www.zefrank.com/lmld/ :: so ask your parents to dig out their pics from long ago -try and re stage it - and see what got passed down the genetic pipeline :: (remember - the most important is the stance and the facial expression! )

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"Hi Sally" :: Sally Menke

tuesday, film editor Sally Menke passed away :: she often worked with Quentin Tarantino who liked everyone to say hi to her in between takes :: in these outtakes from Inglorious Basterds (warning: bad words) emerges a very sweet message from the cast :: just imagine sitting in a dark editing room and suddenly hearing theses hellos :: click below to watch ::

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September 29, 2010

"God Loves Poetry"

inspired by Austin Kleon’s “Newspaper Blackout” project, www.austinkleon.com, Kevin and Andres have made poetry out of the Westboro Baptist Church’s otherwise hateful press releases :: their method: "just eliminate words to create something meaningful" :: http://godlovespoetry.com/

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September 24, 2010

unicorn vs. narwal AND the story of north america ::

it's traditional-animation friday! :: click below to watch ::

remember all the best jokes from toy story 3? it was this guy ::

and this awesome ::

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September 23, 2010

Philippe Gentry's marionette :: puppet liberation

a moving performance of a marionette ::

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September 22, 2010

advertising put to good use :: "the positive posters project"

click below to see the gallery ::

http://positive-posters.com/gallery/2010/posters/

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September 21, 2010

electric literature :: rick moody and adam thompson

electric literature brings together animators and short story writers :: click below to watch one collaboration ::

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September 20, 2010

OK GO new video :: "White Knuckles"

Ok Go, masters of the viral music video have done it again :: click below to watch their newest video ::

and once you watch one, you've got to watch them all ::

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September 16, 2010

Animation with an iPad

maybe an overly complicated way to make animation :: but definitely a cool thing to do with an iPad :: click below to watch ::

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September 14, 2010

EyeWriter Initiative

how one group of artists and programmers are helping a graffiti artist with ALS create again :: click below to watch ::

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September 13, 2010

Roadside Haikus :: John Morse

John Morse turns roadside signs into poetry :: see more info at http://www.fluxprojects.org/haiku/index.html :: click below to watch ::

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September 11, 2010

..ll..

in tribute :: click below to watch ::

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September 10, 2010

alain delorme: totems

an incredible photo series from shaghai :: click below to see ::

http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/10/view/11458/alain-delorme-totems.html

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September 9, 2010

James Hance :: "Relentlessly Cheerful Art"

these mashups may be a little on the nerd side, but gosh darn are they cute ::

http://jameshance.com/cartoons.html

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September 8, 2010

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

click below to watch ::

MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON from Dean Fleischer-Camp on Vimeo.

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Richard McGuire :: "Micro Loup"

click below to watch ::

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September 7, 2010

Goodwerks Creative

illustrated magnetic poetry :: click below ::
https://goodwerks.wordpress.com/

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September 3, 2010

Avett Brothers :: "Head Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promises"

animated by Jason Ryan Mitcham :: one painting changed 2,600 times :: click below to watch ::

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rain dance

click below to watch ::

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September 2, 2010

Cee Lo :: a retrospective

warning explicit everything :: click below to watch ::

and from back in the day ::

and for all you hipsters ::

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September 1, 2010

Stinson Beach Bubbles

maybe just pretty colors, but wait for the last one, it's killer :: it's incredible the way they "pop" :: click below to watch ::

Stinson Beach Bubbles (canon 550D)

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