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The Curse

hello! i finally finished my new video for Josh Ritter's song, "The Curse." Marionette Mummies! check it out here: or here: http://n.pr/dmvgkH Enjoy!

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Anne Frank

I am currently ensconced in the halls of Yale University, working puppets on a wonderful show about the life of Meyer Levin, a writer who helped The Diary of Anne Frank find publishing in English http://www.yalerep.org/on_stage/2009-10/compulsion.html today, miep gies, the…

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Muppetian Rhapsody

here's and incredible video featuring almost the entire muppet cast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgbNymZ7vqY

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@avary

roger avary, who wrote Pulp Fiction (among others), is serving a year in jail for vehicular manslaughter and DUI. he is tweeting the experience in 140 characters or less. absolutely riveting: http://twitter.com/avary

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posters!

here's a collection of ridiculous science fair projects. http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/35-amazing-science-fair-projects my favorite is "electricity vs. cat"

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bridges!

here's a admittedly lame poll from huffington post with an admittedly awesome collection of pictures of bridges, some real, some simply as designs. enjoy! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/11/12/best-bridges-the-most-ama_n_355675.html?slidenumber=B7VW0DALTI4=

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Duffy and the Crab

ok. i love this for it's weirdness. it's 80's icon Patrick Duffy doing small shorts with a crab puppet. i'm not kidding. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8k3oahdeYIE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8JSt9PQZT8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osIfR2IQyXk&feature=related https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwaWrHuHxvg&feature=related

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su-su-sudi-oh-no

after surgery, phil collins can apparently no longer feel his fingers, which disqualifies him from drumming. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/10/19/surgery-left-phil-collins_n_325719.html say what you will about his music; phil collins is an awesome drummer. need evidence? here it is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wy52yueBX_s

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you've got talent!

via kottke, here's an amazing performance from a Ukranian woman sand painting a dramatization of Germany's invasion of the Ukraine during WWII. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cri7aQHRT7k really amazing stuff.

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uh-huh.

it looks as if the Official Band of the 1994 Lillehammer Olympics, a-ha, is packing it in. c'est la vie! http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/8308829.stm

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Mr. Kite

I just watched julie tamoor's Across The Unvierse last night and loved about 60% of it by the grace of youtube, here is the best part, with Mr. Eddie Izzard playing Mr. Kite in a psychedelic reinterpretation of the song:…

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hell yeah, buzz!

here's an op ed piece from buzz aldrin, the 2nd man to stand on the only other celestial body mankind has ever set foot. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/buzz-aldrin/a-different-kind-of-moon_b_317786.html here's video of mr. buzz aldrin punching out a lunar-landing denialist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOo6aHSY8hU