Best Halloween Costume Idea of 2009 Goes To

Best Halloween Costume Idea of 2009 Goes To

Why goes as yourself for Halloween when you can go as the 8-bit low resolution version of yourself? I don’t know the girls name but the work speaks for itself. The photos were posted on her blog kindacarsick and I look forward to what she comes up with next...

Tuesday’s Video Pick | 11.3.09

This may be revealing a bit too much but after watching this video yesterday over on Boing Boing I felt utter heartbreak. Who knew the IBM 7094 could induce such an emotional response? via slavenr88 “Daisy Bell was composed by Harry Dacre in 1892. In 1961, the...
It’s Color Theory, Charlie Brown!

It’s Color Theory, Charlie Brown!

A little mini brush-up on color theory and its uses in animation, by way of Bill Melendez’ beloved 1966 TV special It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: this essay, written by L.A.-based animator Justin Hilden, contains a scene-by-scene analysis of the...
MCA Spoils Own Game of ‘Hide and Seek’

MCA Spoils Own Game of ‘Hide and Seek’

My vote for most unintentionally puzzling press release issued by an otherwise savvy museum press office? Gotta be the MCA Chicago’s email blast for Hide and Seek, a new exhibition (on view from October 20 – November 13, 2009) that’s a playful...
The Parlor | Jac Jemc Tomorrow Night

The Parlor | Jac Jemc Tomorrow Night

Jac Jemc will be at The Parlor Tuesday November 3rd at 7pm! Jac Jemc sells books at Women & Children First.  Her first novel, My Only Wife, is forthcoming from Dzanc Books in 2012.  In the meantime, she has work that will soon be out in Alice Blue, Barrelhouse,...