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!

11.02.16 by Jeff

Kanye West “The Life of Pablo” Album Art Generator


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.

11.02.16 by Jeff

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


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


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

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11.02.16 by Jeff

Fingerprint Drawings by Artist Nicolas Jolly


Fingerprint-style drawings by French artist Nicolas Jolly. More images below.

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11.02.16 by Staff

Photographer Profile: Zun Lee


Another fantastic profile in the InFrame series. This instalment focuses on Zun Lee who initially took up photography as a hobby and escape from the stresses of his corporate job only to start taking pictures of strangers on the street, uncovering a whole new way of connecting with people. Watch the full video on Booooooom TV.