Kung Fu Clowns

November 21, 2008 at 3:16 am | Posted in Advertising, Humor | Leave a comment
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A brilliant ad spot whose name says it all.

The Sea Orchestra of United Airlines

August 13, 2008 at 9:26 am | Posted in Advertising, Animation, Art, CG | Leave a comment
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As commercials go, I’d say this one is super-classy. (.mov warning)

Jesse Epstein’s Documentary Trilogy On Artificial Beauty

August 4, 2008 at 6:08 pm | Posted in Advertising, Design, Fashion, Film | Leave a comment
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Documentary filmmaker Jesse Epstein’s first two short films, Wet Dreams And False Images (on digital retouching) and The Guarantee (on plastic surgery) have won praise and awards.  Now, her third short film, 34x25x36 (on manufacturing manequines), is available in its entirety on Youtube.

The Voice Talkers

July 8, 2008 at 6:45 pm | Posted in Advertising, Humor | Leave a comment
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Internet sketch comedy group POYKPAC presents us this tale of voices and talking.

Pluribo

July 3, 2008 at 9:51 am | Posted in Advertising, Commerce, Gratis, Software | Leave a comment
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This clever Firefox plugin rapidly creates aggregate reviews of Amazon’s electronics (and, some day soon, other products as well).

A To Z Brand Project

June 29, 2008 at 11:36 am | Posted in Advertising, Design, Mashup/Remix | Leave a comment
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An attempt to artistically deconstruct 26 iconic brands.

Logólogos

May 27, 2008 at 12:56 am | Posted in Advertising, Design, Humor, Mashup/Remix, Mathematics | Leave a comment
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Corporate logos hilariously broken down into mathematical equations.

Brand Tags

May 22, 2008 at 5:05 am | Posted in Advertising, Commerce, Propaganda, Webware | Leave a comment
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If brands are basically just ideas, they they are defined by what they inspireSome brands inspire better thoughts than others.

Prevent-It.ca

April 15, 2008 at 4:42 am | Posted in Advertising, Television | Leave a comment
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In a series of public service announcements so graphic they have been heralded as both visionary and grotesque, Canada wants you to know, without any shred of doubt, that workplace safety is deadly serious, and is everyone’s responsibility.

This Is What Happens When U Drink & Drive

April 14, 2008 at 12:49 am | Posted in Advertising, Psychology | Leave a comment
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The city of Mumbai wins for best anti-drunk-driving billboard ever.

Photoshop Disasters

April 9, 2008 at 12:27 am | Posted in Advertising, Design, Fashion, Humor | Leave a comment
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When Photoshop strikes, no reflection, belly button, nipple, or waistline is safe.

Dear Bulk Mailer…

April 5, 2008 at 1:29 am | Posted in Advertising, Humor | Leave a comment
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Turns out, you can use those “No Postage Necessary” postcard things to mail bricks to junk mailers, enriching the postal service in the process.

The Digital Art of Christophe Huet

January 6, 2008 at 9:58 am | Posted in Advertising, Art, CG, Eye Candy, Propaganda | Leave a comment

The power of modern digital art, showcased.

Slow Bullet

January 6, 2008 at 9:56 am | Posted in Advertising, Eye Candy, Propaganda | Leave a comment

A wrenching ad shot in extreme slow motion.

The Dangerous Ground Project

December 5, 2007 at 8:26 pm | Posted in Advertising, Charity, Kinesthetics, Propaganda, Weapons | Leave a comment

Working to raise funds and draw attention to the global problem of landmines.  With a little help of an intrepid ‘traceur’ (one who practices parkour), their videos page is well worth checking out.

The Kitchen Gun!

November 8, 2007 at 12:51 pm | Posted in Advertising, Humor, Weapons | Leave a comment

Cleans with just three shots!

Album Cover Mosaics

November 7, 2007 at 12:02 am | Posted in Advertising, Art, Humor, Music | Leave a comment

Cleverly turn your old LP covers into new works of art!

Awkward Pictures Presents: A Piracy PSA

October 13, 2007 at 9:14 am | Posted in Advertising, Humor | Leave a comment

It was self defense!

The Making Of Erbert & Gerbert’s Human Flip Book

October 13, 2007 at 9:12 am | Posted in Advertising, Animation, Crafts | Leave a comment

How an animation was made, as told (ironically) with the power of time-lapse.

FFFFOUND!

September 24, 2007 at 6:58 pm | Posted in Advertising, Art, Drawing, Painting, Photography | Leave a comment

Neat images from across the internets.

The Book Autopsies of Brian Dettmer

September 20, 2007 at 12:42 am | Posted in Advertising, Art, Books, Sculpture, Weapons | Leave a comment

Celebrating books by desecrating them.

Fight For Kisses

September 14, 2007 at 4:14 am | Posted in Advertising, Animation, CG, Fiction, Film, Mashup/Remix, Photography, Television | Leave a comment

Despite being an ad for shaving gear, I’m more interested in what they’re feeding that baby.

Information Policy For The Library Of Babel

September 11, 2007 at 3:35 pm | Posted in Advertising, Books, Chemistry, Dance, Mathematics, Painting, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

Inspired by a wonderful short story by Borges, James Grimmelmann has outlined how to manage impossibly huge amounts of information.

Createspace

August 9, 2007 at 9:00 am | Posted in Advertising, Books, Commerce, Crafts, Film, Literature, Photography | Leave a comment

Can Amazon do for information media what Cafepress did for shirts?

Pika Pika 2007

July 26, 2007 at 8:43 am | Posted in Advertising, Animation, Art, Eye Candy, Fiction, Film, Photography, Technology, Television, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Light graffiti animation: now available in sellout and non-sellout varieties.

The Open Library

July 18, 2007 at 1:26 am | Posted in Advertising, Books, Painting, Reference, Webware | Leave a comment

A project, still under construction, to create a first-class web-based library.

The Canting Dictionary (1736)

July 1, 2007 at 8:40 pm | Posted in Advertising, Books, CG, Gratis, History, Painting, Physics, Reference | Leave a comment

“ACADEMY: a Bawdy House; a Receptacle for all sorts of Villains, where the Young Ones are initiated in the Canting Language, and all manner of Cheats and Impostures, and sorted into Tribes and Bands, according to their several Capacities for Mischief.”

Nightmare Journals

July 1, 2007 at 7:05 am | Posted in Advertising, Books, Commerce, Crafts | Leave a comment

For any child who lacks a living book that eats ideas.

Incarcerex

June 23, 2007 at 7:14 am | Posted in Advertising, Animation, CG, Fiction, Humor, Mashup/Remix, Photography, Politics, Webware | Leave a comment

It’s time for a new bottom line.”

37 Sources of Inspiration

May 29, 2007 at 12:33 am | Posted in Advertising, Books, Crafts, Literature, Photography, Robotics, Software, Television | Leave a comment

If nothing else, it inspires list-making.

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