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Read my review of the Disney iOS alarm clock app, Wake Up With Disney.
A loving tribute to Fitzcarraldo in cardboard. But wait! There’s more. A an additional tribute to Les Blank’s documentary, Burden of Dreams, which is essential to the Fitzcarraldo story: via Laughing Squid. Of course, I am also planning a Fitzcarraldo tribute in the form of a ship in a bottle, midway up the hill. I’m […]
Here’s an interesting bit of history: during World War II, the Japanese made several large submarines that were able to carry and launch small planes. The I-400-class submarines literally were underwater aircraft carriers. The idea being, of course, that the Japanese could launch sneak attacks with planes that seemingly appeared out of nowhere. via A […]
Created from a commencement speech given by David Foster Wallace in 2005.
You may have seen footage like this before, but what really matters here is the sound. It was purportedly mixed by sound engineers at Skywalker Sound from the camera microphone audio. It literally sounds too good to be true (how can those parachutes at the end not be foley sound?) but I’ll take their word […]
40 minutes of Woody Allen not giving any real answers.
I made a 3D-printable model of a 1930s racing aircraft called the Gee Bee Model R in 3DS Max. I love this odd, bulbous plane, which was featured in The Rocketeer because of its unique retro futuristic appearance. And I created the model so that when printed, the wheels and the propeller are articulated; that […]