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.



  • http://www.thelaf.net L&F

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

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    Haha wouldn’t be surprised

  • http://aprintaday.blogspot.com yasmine

    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.

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    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.

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    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

  • http://www.thelaf.net THE L&F

    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.





12.02.16 by Staff

Artist Stephen Lund Rides His Bike to Create GPS Doodles

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Strava is a popular GPS program used by runners and cyclists to track their workouts. Victoria, British Columbia-based artist Stephen Lund uses the program to create these “GPS Doodles” instead. Pedalling an average of 70 kilometres in a single day for each design, Lund completed 70 doodles last year! Check out a selection of his work below!

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12.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Stephanie Brown

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Paintings and tattoos by Chicago-based artist Stephanie Brown. More images below.

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11.02.16 by Jeff

Kanye West “The Life of Pablo” Album Art Generator

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In honour of Kanye’s surprising new album artwork and title, “The Life of Pablo”, Andy, Joey, and Drew made a Kanye Album Art Generator. My version is dedicated to my little friend Mika.

*Update – If you missed the live stream of “The Life of Pablo” and the debut of Yeezy Season 3, it’s playing on a loop here.

11.02.16 by Jeff

OK Go’s Impressive New Music Video Shot in Zero Gravity

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This is nuts! I wonder how many times they had to shoot this (and how much plane fuel was used). Watch “Upside Down & Inside Out” on Booooooom TV.

 

11.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: David Slone

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A selection of paintings by artist David Slone. More images below.

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