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January 25, 2013

Friday Five 1/25/13

James Taylor glitch-rock!

Here’s an accidental glitch-rock version of America the Beautiful by James Taylor at the inauguration.

Shugo Tokumaru – “Katachi”

That’s a lot of die-cut foam core. Holy Cow!

Amazing Sleight Of Hand Magician Yann Frisch

Corey has been reading a book about the science behind sleight of hand and this guy is amazing at it. Our brains are so easily fooled.

Losing My Religion in Major Scale

Major Scaled #2 : REM – “Recovering My Religion” from major scaled on Vimeo.

R.E.M.’s hit is normally in A minor. Not any more.

10 Ways to destroy a snowman

I like when he lands the snowboard on his head.

Photo of the week:

Wire Octopus


March 11, 2011

Friday Five: 3/11/2011

Superbrothers: Swords & Sworcery

Audience Calibration Procedure from Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery on Vimeo.

This looks amazing. I love the 8-bit style but they’re really bringing something new to it too. Look for more around the vernal equinox.

Nostromo – Binary Overdrive

Not sure what this is from, but it’s gorgeous. Not so into the song but the animation is amazing. Thanks Wattana for the tip!


Hey, it’s those little wheelie things from the comic B.C. For the low low price of $1500 you can have this truncated segway that’s far more portable (if maybe a little less comfortable to ride).

Harpo Marx vs. Milton Berle

That Harpo is a talented guy. Note the Kraft Kitchens plug at the very end!

Lance Burton Magic

I’m a sucker for sleight of hand and this routine is amazing.


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