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Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh & Other Arists Tell Their Musical Stories in the Animated Video Series, “California Inspires Me”

I’ve lived all of my life in various cities on the East Coast, north and south. Various cultural and geographic features of the mid-Atlantic have …

Kent State

Chuck Jones’ 9 Rules For Drawing Road Runner Cartoons, or How to Create a Minimalist Masterpiece

Google the keywords “art” and “limits” (or “boundaries”) and you will find thousands of results with titles like “art without limits” or “art without …

Minimalism

Richard Dawkins’ Famous “What If You’re Wrong” Speech Animated in the Style of South Park

In 2006, Oxford biologist and new atheist Richard Dawkins made an appearance at the evangelical Liberty University and fielded questions from the …

Three Essential Dadaist Films: Groundbreaking Works by Hans Richter, Man Ray & Marcel Duchamp

Iconoclastic art movements need manifestos—to explain themselves, perhaps, to announce themselves, surely, but also, perhaps, to soften the blow of …

The Big Ideas of Stephen Hawking Explained with Simple Animation

Full disclosure: On my 7th grade report card, a sympathetic science teacher tempered a shockingly low grade with a handwritten note to my parents. …

Stephen Hawking

A Look Inside Charlie Hebdo, Their Creative Process & the Making of a Fateful Cartoon

A week ago, <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> was anything but a household name. On Wednesday, after the appalling terrorist attacks in Paris, all of that changed.<p>We all …

You’ve Never Heard Carl Sagan Say “Billions” Like This Before

Nobody likes the way an entire human life can get reduced to a sound bite, but even if you know absolutely nothing else about Carl Sagan, you know …

The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People, Presented in an Interactive Infographic

<i>Click the image above to access the interactive infographic.</i><br>The daily life of great authors, artists and philosophers has long been the subject of …

365: One Animated Film, Shot One Second a Day, Over One Year

Back in September, we highlighted an animation that humorously imagined David Bowie and Brian Eno's collaboration on the song, “Warszawa,” which …

Watch Steven Soderbergh’s Re-Edited Version of Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey Free Online

In 2013, Steven Soderbergh told me during an interview that he was retiring. “Five years ago, as we were finishing <i>Che</i>, I said, ‘OK, when I turn 50, I …

Filmmaking

Nirvana’s Last Concert: Audio/ Video Recorded on March 1, 1994

Yes, it’s been over 20 years now since Nirvana played their last show, and if you’re old enough to have been there, go ahead and take a moment of …

Pop Culture

Rolling Stones Drummer Charlie Watts Writes a Children’s Book Celebrating Charlie Parker (1964)

Charlie Watts’s first love has always been jazz. While his Rolling Stones band mates spent their youth listening to the Blues, Watts listened to …

rollingstones

NASA Puts Online a Big Collection of Space Sounds, and They’re Free to Download and Use

When we envision the fruits of the research of the United States' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (aka NASA), we tend to think of …

Read The Very First Comic Book: The Adventures of Obadiah Oldbuck (1837)

Comic books, as any enthusiast of comics books won't hesitate to tell you, have a long and robust history, one that extends far wider and deeper than …

Richard Dawkins Reads “Love Letters” from “Fans” (NSFW)

Richard Dawkins -- some know him as the Oxford evolutionary biologist who coined the term "meme" in his influential 1976 book, <i>The Selfish Gene;</i> …

The Paintings of Filmmaker/Visual Artist David Lynch

<i>David Lynch</i><p>It was 1967, and David Lynch, a student at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, was up late in his studio when he had a vision. The …

Fazıl Say'dan 'Türkiye Hükümeti'ne Açık Mektup'

Dünyaca ünlü piyanist ve besteci Fazıl Say'ın eserlerinin seslendirileceği iki konserin, Cumhurbaşkanlığı Senfoni Orkestrası'nın (CSO) yeni sezon …

Ön Yargılarınızı Kıracak 30 Minimalistik Dövme Tasarımı

Ünlü dövme sanatçısı Seoeon'ın narin ve mütevazı tasarımları; kalıcı dövme yaptırmakla yaptırmamak arasında kalanları -ya da bağlanmaktan korkanları- …

Rihanna Animation