19.05.14 by Jeff

Giveaway: Cut Copy @ Malkin Bowl


Cut Copy is playing Malkin Bowl here in Vancouver on Friday May 23rd (tickets here), I’ve got a pair of tickets for a Booooooom reader who wants to go! Tell me a useless fact in the comments below, I’ll pick a winner on Thursday!


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

  • WillCanepa

    Graham Crackers were invented by the Reverend Sylvester Graham with the expressed purpose of replacing the too-flavorful foods in your diet that lead in intemperance and impure thoughts. Basically, Graham Crackers were designed to help you stop touching yourself.

  • Shea Kennedy

    A grouping of peacocks is referred to as a “Parliament of Peacocks.”

  • Eric Brandon Wang

    Camels have three eyelids

  • russell alton

    if you were to stack the total amount of US student debt in 2014 ($1,183,035,437,807), you would reach more than a quarter of the way to the moon. so let’s party.

  • matthanns

    There’s no ‘I’ in team.

  • Omar

    Mosquitos have teeth

  • Chris Morisawa

    Lawn darts are illegal in Canada.

  • Ezra Griffioen

    I have no plans for Friday night…. fact.

  • Luke Belarus

    71% of all stats are made up.

  • Congrats to Chris Morisawa! Check your inbox!

28.06.17 by Jeff

Beautiful Cut Feather Art by Chris Maynard

In the hands of Chris Maynard, a shed bird feather becomes breathtaking art. Have a look at more of his delicate work below.

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28.06.17 by Jeff

Webcomic Name by Alex Norris

Alex Norris’ webcomic name is Webcomic Name and each instalment ends with the exact same punchline. It shouldn’t be funny but there’s something really great about the innocent way Alex approaches each idea. Have a look at some more below!

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27.06.17 by Jeff

Instagram of the Day: Artist Creates Vintage VHS Versions of Modern Movies

If you grew up in the 80s you’re really gonna like this Instagram account. Steelberg takes current films and makes fantastic retro VHS covers for them. Many of you will be too young to have ever gone to a store to rent a video but seeing these makes me kinda miss the whole movie-choosing ritual. Have a look at more VHS covers below.

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27.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Alain Delorme

French artist Alain Delorme digitally distorts reality in his series “Totems” in which people are captured around Shanghai with precarious piles of objects. More images below.

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27.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Hula

A long overdue selection of spectacular work by Hawaiian artist Sean Yoro aka Hula, whose water murals have become his signature over the past couple years. More images below.

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