Category Archives: Animation

Harry Potter Underground

Diehard fans of the Wizarding World now have an actual London Underground map detailing the landmarks from JK Rowling’s books with fictional Tube stations—except for King’s Cross and Paddington of course.

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The Twins Take Manhattan

Last August, I was fortunate to show up in Vancouver when the Brazilian street art brother act Os Gemeos was putting finishing touches on a huge installation on Granville Island. So I was thrilled to discover that “The Twins”, Gustavo … Continue reading

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Teahouse with Laserbeams

The Japanese artist who goes by the enigmatic name of Segawa Thirty Seven turns classic woodblock prints and paintings from the 18th and 19th centuries into amusing animated gifs. The addition of trains, spaceships, kites, lasers and flying objects bring … Continue reading

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Do You Like To Read

If you are a fan of Wes Anderson films, the little video below will make perfect sense to you. Those who haven’t yet discovered the joys of Anderson’s movies may want to start with Moonrise Kingdom, which is narrated by … Continue reading

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Die Vernandlung

We are all familiar with the iconic absurdist story of Gregor Samsa who wakes one day to discover that he has turned into an insect. In the remainder of the tale, Kafka describes how Samsa’s transformation impacts his family. During … Continue reading

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Who You Gonna Call

If you are visiting NYC, and you are a true movie fanatic, be sure to swing by the actual Ghostbusters firehouse in Tribeca at Hudson and N. Moore streets. The crew of the functioning station recently updated their sidewalk artwork.

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Reader’s Manifesto

I’m a big fan of Grant Snider’s clever cartoons. “A Reader’s Manifesto” is one of my favorites and it’s even available for purchase as a poster at Grant’s website Incidental Comics.

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Art in Rotation

New York City-based painter Andrea Bergart has been transforming s fleet of Brooklyn cement mixer trucks into rolling art works for the past three years. Inspired by everything from World War I naval camouflage patterns to African kente cloth, Bergart … Continue reading

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Shaking Up Antiquarian Books

You don’t need to be an antiquarian book geek like me to enjoy the wonderful collection of literary gifs at De Motu Librorum.

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Friendship is an island that you retreat to…

Blank on Blank is a project from Brooklyn-based Quoted Studios, which aims to preserve American interviews through animation. The wonderful video below features a long-lost interview between the iconic author Ray Bradbury and a young journalist named Chad Coates from … Continue reading

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