19.01.10 by Jeff

James Benjamin Franklin

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

  • http://gomattwood.blogspot.com Matt Wood

    BOOOOOOOM! Bringing the goods, yet again. James Benjamin Franklin sounds like the name of an assassin, and this artist is killing it.

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

      hahah anyone with three names sounds like an assassin to me!

  • http://jonstanleyaustin.com jon stanley austin

    these are amazing! they make me think of wes anderson

  • http://jonstanleyaustin.com jon stanley austin

    p.s. i feel my name breaks the assassin rule :(

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

      you still have time

  • http://www.thegicleeservice.com Jason

    images 1 2 and 3 I find really quite dark and disturbing for some reason, maybe a little Guantanamo Bay.

  • http://www.jennileemarigomen.com jennilee

    i am usually not for illustrations, but i really like james’s work. i think it is his overall tone that i am drawn to.

  • http://www.opaque.me Abt

    Some kind of hypnotizing art. Very amazing.

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/ryanduggan Ryan

    these are excellent.

  • http://www.myspace.com/computerjesusrefrigerator KOKOFREAKBEAN


  • http://alindragulin.com Alin Dragulin

    they are so painfully poignant, beautiful!

24.05.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Lisa Kogawa


Illustrator Lisa Kogawa was born and raised in Japan and is currently living and working in Los Angeles. Really nice variety of styles. More images below.

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24.05.16 by Staff

Photoshopped Selfie Sticks Replace Guns in Popular Movies


Been seeing a lot of these selfie stick images circulating the net recently and was trying to figure out where they were from. The image above, from Terminator (the best I’ve seen so far) was shared on Twitter last year. Since then a Tumblr has popped up called Guns Replaced with Selfie Sticks sharing similar images from popular movies, and it appears they take submissions. More images below.

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24.05.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Ben Roberts


Madrid-based photographer Ben Roberts has been photographing Spain since 2007 for his series “Más se perdió en Cuba”, which translates to “We lost more when we lost Cuba”. More images below.

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24.05.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: GSULF


with Sebastien Touache

Graf artist GSULF and his friends are on another level. A selection of street paintings below.

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23.05.16 by Jeff

Animation: Yeasayer “Silly Me”


Another fantastic video by New Media Limited for Yeasayer. “Silly Me” is the prequel to “I Am Chemistry”, and both have a wonderfully strange animation style. Watch it over on Booooooom TV.