Presumably a labor of love, this is an hour-long compilation edited together by YoutuberTeemu_V featuring the first appearances of a bunch of the recurring characters seen on The Simpsons, about a third of which happen in the first season. The video includes “Krusty the Clown, Moe Szyslak, Barney Gumble, Milhouse
This is a video of Josh and friends from Youtube channel FliteTest constructing a massive 15-foot Iron Giant out of FT Maker Foam (which they often use to make model aircraft). Man, that Iron Giant would look great in my…apartment parking space? He definitely wouldn’t fit inside, that’s for sure.
Created by photographer Brett Foxwell of bfophoto using 12,000 leaves he collected and pressed, this is a stop motion animation of a leaf morphing shape and color over the course of two and a half minutes. Organizing all those leaf photos into a fluid animation must have been quite the
This is a video created by Youtuber Udge (like Ike Udge?!) reimagining the Donkey Kong gang in the opening title sequence for King Of The Hill. It was surprisingly well made — far better than anything I could have created, but I get frustrated at the drop of a hat
Clearly not heeding my advice that Mario needs a complete character redesign (voice especially) like they did Sonic, Nintendo and Illumination just released a full-length trailer for The Super Mario Bros. Movie. Admittedly, it looks more promising than I anticipated. Maybe Nintendo is onto something with the whole Mario thing
Spotted by Instagram user von_keck at DragonCon, this is a brief video of a man’s fantastic soot sprite (Susuwatari, traveling soot) costume, inspired by those seen in Studio Ghibli films Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro. I love those little soot sprites. I mean how couldn’t you? You show me
This is a visualization created by 3D animator Jarde Owens providing a tour of all the Titanic’s interior (and exterior) features from top to bottom, including the engine rooms, secret rooms, and MORE. Did you know the Titanic was one of the first ocean liners to have a swimming pool?
Art: it’s everywhere. Except at my friend’s recent gallery show. I’m not sure what that was, but it wasn’t art. This is a video of musician and artist Yohei Kisanuki creating some trippy zoetropic art using a whiteboard and marker atop a spinning potter’s wheel. It was fun to watch.