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!
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 woman who collected and protected Anne's diary, died at 100 yrs. old. http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-01-11/miep-gies-dutch-woman-who-found-anne-frank-diary-dies-at-100.html come check out the show; it's gonna be…Read more
here's and incredible video featuring almost the entire muppet cast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgbNymZ7vqY
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
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"
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=
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
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
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.
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