Love, love, love this building in Germany. Link, via BoingBoing
J. David Lee was my first real boss, if we leave aside the moron at the Texaco station. At 17, I had no reason to be given as much opportunity as he gave me, eventually guiding me to the data processing clients that would fund my college career, but I’m thankful for it. He also[…]
How many videos can one song inspire? Better yet, how many videos can one Tom Waits poem/song inspire? I guess it should come as no surprise that “What’s He Building?” from the album Mule Variations turns up so many different auteurs on YouTube. In good Val Lewton fashion, the song scares through subtlety. Sure, all[…]
Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything. ~George Lois
shred – verb The art of Technically and rhythmatically hammering out amazing and lightning-fast solos on a guitar. To play so amazingly fast on guitar you almost destroy it’s strings. from the Urban Dictionary See others (Eddie Van Halen, Slash, Metallica) “shred” here. Thank you Sellout Music.
Being audio guys ourselves, we couldn’t help but check out the Radio Guy site mentioned on Boing Boing earlier this week. A visual treasure trove of antique curios, the Radio Guy site houses a vast collection of vintage medical, audio, scientific and engineering equipment. There’s enough stuff here to inspire the next Bruce Sterling /[…]
Carlos and Jason Sanchez take stirring photographs. Their pictures come at you like movie stills. From Articles: Realer than reel Un autobus accidente Une maison de la photo a des longe dents Meeting with the Sanchez brothers Snap to attention Virtual angst Capturing the cinematic in real life The Sanchez brothers soak it all in[…]
Proof of Purchase is an interesting blog compiled of notes and observations jotted down on sales receipts. Recent entries are rawly personal even though the writing itself is dictated somewhat by the dimensions of the receipt. How personal can you get in the space of a piece of paper that tallies up $3.61? The whole[…]
The Critic won an Oscar for Best Short Subject, Cartoons back in 1963. It features a great VO from Mel Brooks who reacts to the abstract animations playing on the screen from the point of view of a curmudgeonly 70 year old.
Today, Louie pays Ghost Dog. OK, OK. Er, let’s see… I don’t pay him by the job. He’ll only work if I pay once a year on the first day of autumn. First day of autumn, I settle up for that past year, see? The first day of autumn… OK, OK. Let’s skip that part.[…]
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Introducing the SOUNDWAGON (coming soon). How cool, is that? VIDEO
Is it just me, or in scene 2, does it feel like Bronson is about to kill the bellhop?
Today is Talk Like A Pirate Day. Geez. Avast! I almost forgot to mention it.
Dylan sent us this link today since we were all wondering about this video awhile back. Finally we have confirmation of the “the motion control/composite theory.” Thanks Dylan!
Conelrad | Daisy: The Complete History of an Infamous & Iconic Ad is an entire website devoted to one TV ad, “The Daisy Ad” (official title: “Peace, Little Girl,” aka “Daisy Girl,” “The Daisy Spot, “aka “Little Girl – Countdown”). The site’s audio section features examples of Tony Scwartz’s audio work as well as excerpts[…]