Monthly Archives: August 2010

Making "Boardwalk Empire"

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I’m pretty excited for this show.

Geometry of Circles

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Did you know that Sesame Street has a tumblr? For the last few weeks it’s been consistently reminding me why I FUCKING LOVE SESAME STREET.

The Monk & The Monkey

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A short, computer animated film by Brendan Carroll and Francesco Giroldini.

“A determined young boy, Ragu, is sent by his master on his final quest to become a monk. A seemingly simple task becomes an unexpected challenge for Ragu as he discovers the real value of his quest.”

D’Acciaio (Of Steel)

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A documentary about an Italian Bike Frame maker. @Ihnatko says it’s only online for today, so watch it now just in case, but the vimeo page says it’s been up for 21 days already, so who knows.

Sensology

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A short animated film by Michel Gagné who got the gig doing the taste visualization in Ratatouille after they saw this.

Music Video for Walls’ "Hang Four"

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Video by Morphologic, whom I love.

Creatures:

- Sun Coral (Tubastrea sp.; 8 cm) [Time-lapse]

- Iridescent Ctenophores (5-10 mm) [Real-time]

- Club Hydromedusa jellyfish (Orchistoma pileus; 7-10 mm) [Real-time]

- Plankton (.01-1 mm) [Time-lapse]

California/Arizona Time Lapse

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by Dan Eckert. Some of the best time-lapse footage I’ve seen outside of Planet Earth

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The Plan

Dig For Victory – WWII layout of Allotment or Victory Garden

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Seriously, broadcasters, journalists: just give up now. Because either you’re making things worse, or no one’s paying attention anyway. May as well knock back a few Jagermeisters, unplug the autocue, and just sit there dumbly repeating whichever reality-warping meme the far right wants to go viral this week. What’s that? Obama is Gargamel and he’s killing all the Smurfs? Sod it. Whatever. Roll titles.

Charlie Brooker

‘Ground Zero mosque’? The reality is less provocative

Music Video for Cosmetics’ "Soft Skin"

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