09.09.08 by Jeff

Stefan Glerum

Reasons not to become a “crate digger” (people, often djs, who live to rummage through old record bins in search of elusive records) as illustrated by Stefan Glerum. When I look at these drawings I can’t help but hear Showbiz and AG in my head – “I’m down with the crew called Diggin’ in the Crates!” Love the rendering style and the way the text is handled.

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08.09.08 by Jeff

Bottle Rocket – Criterion Edition!

YES. FINALLY. In all my running around and vacationing during August I missed the exciting announcement that a Criterion edition of Bottle Rocket will finally be released on November 25th 2008. Of course it will get the full Criterion treatment and come with extras galore, including the original thirteen-minute black-and-white Bottle Rocket short film from 1992.

08.09.08 by Jeff

Bruno 9Li

A little while ago I recieved an email from Rodolfo Naka, a Brazilian graphic designer and member of a Brazilian art collective called Idéia Forte. Nakakubo and the collective just finished up a great documentary about contemporary Brazilian artist, Bruno 9Li.

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08.09.08 by Jeff

Thomas Prior

I came across some amazing little moments captured by photographer Thomas Prior and happily discovered he also has a blog… so now I pop over there… way too much.

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05.09.08 by Jeff

10 Green Concept Cars!

Wired has compiled a great list of 10 environmentally friendly, some downright ludicrous, concept cars. You can be sure that none of these will be headed to your local dealership, but it’s really cool to see stuff like this. When I worked for Electronic Arts I worked in the concept art department and it was kinda sad knowing that 99% of what was created there wouldn’t really be seen by anyone outside of the building.


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04.09.08 by Jeff

2 Parisian bands, 2 awesome videos!

Anyone else here a fan of the Prototypes? I’ve had their song “Je ne te connais pas” on repeat quite a bit this year, as well as “I cay you can’t stop” by a band called Nelson. Both bands are from Paris and both videos incorporate fragmenting of the screen in one form or another. First up is the Prototypes’ video directed by Oliver “Twist” Gondry (Michel’s brother).

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03.09.08 by Jeff

Kelly Smith

More great work from Australia, this time in the form of mixed-media illustrations by Kelly Smith.

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02.09.08 by Jeff

Lego versions of Nintendo games!

I remember lying on my stomach for hours next to a huge Styrofoam cooler (once use for packing salmon – yes it was HUGE) filled with Lego. When I’d finally get up to eat dinner I’d have the carpet texture tattooed on both my elbows. To call me a fan of Lego during those years would be the understatement of the 21st century. So you can imagine my reaction when I saw these…

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