And this is part of why I love Iceland. Via Boing Boing.
My niece has reached her majority and in honor of that milestone, I offer you this video of baby pandas playing in the snow.
I have entire days that feel like this.
And this is why I didn’t drive in Portland, OR when it snowed. Thanks to David Goldman for the link.
I believe this show had what we call a high pee-factor. Perhaps the child is watching security theater. Via Puppet Buzz
I’ve really been enjoying the series of interviews at the Nebula Awards site. Today’s is with Adam Rex, author and illustrator of Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich and The True Meaning of Smekday. During the interview, Charles Tan commented that he enjoyed the puppet video on Mr. Rex’s site. Naturally, I had to click through and …
The 2005 winner of the Synchronized Christmas lights competition… You won’t believe it unless you watch. Trust me. Now that’s someone who takes their Christmas lights seriously.
Jeremiah Tolbert turned me onto this interesting video about a form of motion capture that animates what appear to be Javanese shadow puppets. Â Pretty neat technology. Reverse Shadow Theatre from gabor papp on Vimeo.
I think someone needs to take the batteries out of this thing. I can’t even explain what is happening with it.
PuppetVision blog is one of my favorite websites because they’re always finding great puppetry video on the internet. Witness this one. Steve Vitale documents Dave Goelz and Steve Whitmire’s visit to the Atlanta History Center including great video. This is an extremely rare opportunity to see the two men work in full view of the …
You know, I’m not sure who pointed out the video highlight reel from the Alfred E. Smith Memorial dinner, but I’m glad they did. Â It’s an annual roast that features the two presidential candidates. Â McCain and Obama each do a comedy routine, roasting themselves and their opponents. Â Obama is amusing. McCain is hilarious. Not only …
The local news covered City Winery, where Rob works, the other day. If you look quickly, you can spot him several times throughout the footage. He’s the one on the left in this shot. Just in case you didn’t know what Rob looks like.
Eric James Stone pointed this out and had I seen it earlier, I so would have posted this instead of the Feist video for songs that make me smile.
Thanks to D.T. Friedman for spotting this.
This is a post that I wrote over two years ago while working on the television show in Iceland. At the time, I held it because there was no way I could talk about this stuff without giving away that we were doing a circus episode. Well, the episode has been out long enough now …