02.03.10 by Jeff

This Too Shall Pass / RGM version

OK Go - This Too Shall Pass Music Video - RGM version

This video, directed by James Frost, is flat-out incredible. OK Go spent several months with Synn Labs building a giant Rube Goldberg machine in a warehouse to create a new one-take video for the song “This Too Shall Pass”. I’m not sure how they will ever top this one, but that’s what I thought three videos ago.

Watch the video below!

Thanks to my cousin Bryan for the link!

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

  • Kasey

    And I thought their marching band video for this was awesome!

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

    yea^ most bands dont take the time to even make one good video let alone two. the scale of this video is just astonishing

  • hansel

    this is just sooo nice. but dont know how often i’ve got to watch this to get all the details

  • Shinead


  • Dan


    Mega huge respect to the DOP for keeping up and not getting in the way.

  • Kyle

    When I was growing up I always dreamed of being able to make these machines for my profession. Then I realized there are people like this who can probably do it much better.


  • http://joyboxblues.blogspot.com/ Alex Grigg

    Man, that is simply amazing. Im super impressed that they not only managed to make something so complicated function but look beautiful at the same time.

  • Joel

    Freaking epicness right here. Even better than their other one for this video… I loved the little piano drop, and all the umbrellas…

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

    james frost also directed Radiohead’s House of Cards video

    • Joel

      Awesome! Another one of my favourite videos..

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  • http://ameblo.jp/jke/ Hirohito Tida

    I remembered the contents of “the golden poem” of Pythagoras.

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  • Jessica

    Just too much fun for words.

  • http://pedromourapinheiro.com Pedro Moura Pinheiro

    I wonder how many pianos they used… :-) (considering that their overalls were already shot with paint from previous attempts and not for effect only).

  • Joans

    nice remake of that fischli und weiss thing made 20 something years ago, but still cool.

  • http://2vphoto.tumblr.com/ Vojtěch Veškrna

    awesome… uauuh

    hmm now I know what to do, when I’m sick :D…

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  • http://www.abstractself.wordpress.com Zuza

    I love mental people. Amazing

  • Matt

    This is the coolest video I’ve ever seen in my life! I’ve watched it three times a day for the past week and still find new things. Amazing! Also, I dig the song.

26.11.15 by Jeff

The Hateful Eight Roadshow


Director Quentin Tarantino and cinematographer Bob Richardson wanted their latest film, The Hateful Eight, to be the eleventh film ever to be shot in Ultra Panavision (as wide as widescreen gets) and with the help of the film company they were able to pull it off.

The Hateful Eight will be projected in 70mm in select theatres on Christmas day as a good old fashioned roadshow, meaning it will feature an overture, intermission, playbill, and extra footage!

Watch the featurette below and start the countdown.

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25.11.15 by Jeff

This Pop-Up Book Folds into a Functioning Camera!


After numerous prototypes, Kelli Anderson perfected a sequence of cuts and folds that could turn an ordinary piece of paper into a fully functional camera. The Book is a Camera is the ultimate pop-up experience: a book that not only explains how cameras work but actually becomes one!

The coolest part is you can support Kelli and purchase the book here but she specifically designed her pinhole camera under a Creative Commons share-alike license so you can also download the template yourself, build it, examine it, and use the knowledge to even make your own variant!

Kelli and I both spoke at Blend here in Vancouver and her talk was one of my favourites. She spoke about a wide variety of her past work including her counterfeit New York Times newspaper (she produced hundreds of thousands of copies and distributed it on the streets of New York), her amazing stop-motion tribute to the Eameses’ iconic film “Power of Ten” using images sourced from Google Images, and her paper record player/wedding invitations.

She’s the kinda person it’s almost hard to write about because she’s doing so many wildly different things. She’s currently working on a music video so stayed tuned for that!

More images and a video of her book/camera below!

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25.11.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Tom Climent


Wonderful abstract paintings of structured spaces by Irish artist Tom Climent. More images below.

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25.11.15 by Jeff

#TheCreatorClass x Canon Presents: #SHOOTITYOURSELF


#SHOOTITYOURSELF, a new video series by #TheCreatorClass and Canon, features some of Instagram’s most creative image makers sharing some insights into how they create their signature images. In this episode, Adeyemi Adegbesan, known to most as @soteeoh (“so T.O.” as in Toronto) give you a taste of the city through his lens.

Watch the video below!

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25.11.15 by Staff

Stunning White Paper Sculptures by German Artist Angela Glajcar


Gorgeous work by German sculptor, Angela Glajcar. Her latest features reams of layered and torn white paper, which create a captivating tunnelling effect. “Weiss Ist Das Neue Schwarz” (or “White is the New Black”) is on view at the Heitsch Gallery in Munich. More images below.

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