Blog Books Websites Film/Video/Animation CGI Logos/Brands/Print Architecture/Design Drawing/Photography books Home Send Email

Archive: December 2010

This is unbelievably cool! An Apple Software Engineer (big surprise) named Andrew Carol has successfully recreated “the famous Antikythera Mechanism, created by ancient Greeks in 100 B.C. as a way of predicting astronomical events like eclipses” out of LEGO (as documented in a stop-motion film, no less). The interview is very interesting; it’s a discussion […]

3 comments  » Read the rest

2010-12-11 :: Jordan // Horrorthon Posts
Koko’s Earth Control

This is one of those rare artifacts that shows off the particular ideosyncracies of two decades: a sublime 1927 Max Fleischer cartoon called “Koko’s Earth Control” (starring Fleischer’s ubiquitous Koko, who, along with his dog, routinely climbs out of the animator’s inkwell)…and, 65 years later, a Liquid Television segment that featured a re-cut version of […]

1 comment  » Read the rest