23.07.08 by Jeff

Feist for Sesame Street!

Feist performs her hit single “1,2,3,4” on Sesame Street’s 39th season. There’s a bunch of new lyrics in this version which teach children to count to four. I realise the song was already called “1,2,3,4” but this is a perfect example of how dumbed down television is now! We used to learn to count to 20.

When all is said and done, I respect Sesame Street for still trying to make learning fun. I just really really miss the old Sesame Street. If anyone needs me I’ll be in my trailer writing a hit song called “1”. I will also be writing a second version for Sesame Street that teaches children how to count all the way up to one, and in a few years time I’m sure that song will have to be replaced with an even shorter version.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • L&F

    LOL.. in that Zeitgeist film they say the U.S. government doesn’t want an educated population.

  • Haha wouldn’t be surprised

  • i know right?!

    but hey, i’m living in a country where the prez is so embarrassingly inarticulate, it’s no longer funny. well, it was never funny or amusing to begin with.

  • yea i am feeling pretty good about living in canada

  • Kyle
  • Kyle
  • lily

    no no no!!! it’s all good. each episode of sesame street is sponsored by a letter and a number. my guess is that the episode Feist was on was sponsored by the number 4.

    so sad to see you so jaded.

  • i think you’re missing it, i respect what sesame street is trying to do here however kid’s television programs really have been dumbed down. have you seen teletubbies? dora the explorer? these shows are a joke compared the programming when i was younger. i learned how to build my own parascope watching Mr. Wizard’s world! there is no comparison to the kid’s shows of the late 80’s/90’s

  • Preach! Dora the explora is cool among like grade 3 kids and it looks like it’s made for 3 year-olds. Word to Bill Nye the science guy.





26.07.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Telmo Miel

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A selection of murals by artist duo Telmo Pieper and Miel Krutzmann (aka Telmo Miel). Love the brushstrokes that appear to reveal other layers in many of the works. More images below.

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26.07.16 by Staff

Intricately Crocheted Coral Reefs

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Toxic Seas is a passion project started in 2005 by academics and artistic partners Margaret and Christine Wertheim. The series of handmade coral reefs are meant to raise awareness about environmental issues (such as the fragile state of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef) by creating a greater appreciation for the complex design of natural formations (demonstrated through the algorithmic art of crochet). See more images below or on display at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York from September 30th until February 5th.

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26.07.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Quinne Larsen

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Drawings by illustrator Quinne Larsen. More images below.

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26.07.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Thibault Daumain

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Drawings by Paris-based illustrator Thibault Daumain. More images below.

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26.07.16 by Jeff

POW! WOW! Long Beach 2016: Mural Recap

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Andrew Hem + Yoskay Yamamoto + Edwin Ushiro

 

Here’s a look at all the murals from POW! WOW! Long Beach 2016. I think this one above might be my favourite but tough to pick just one, lots of great stuff. All the images were shot by one of my favourite people on the planet, Brandon Shigeta. More images below!

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