This is an exceptionally moving video. Via StayFree: San Diego mayor Jerry Sanders made an announcement last week regarding same-sex marriage. If you haven’t seen it, I urge you to take 5 minutes right now and watch.
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Yesterday I received a package from Istanbul: 3 copies of Turkish art magazine Hillsider.
As you can see, Sita’s on the cover! And inside too.
Big ups to journalist Gülenay Antep for writing about my film!
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As of today, I have animated every scene in Sita Sings the Blues. That’s 80 minutes.
The film is by no means finished. My sound designer, Greg Sextro, only begins adding effects early October, and it’s not clear how much time he’ll need. I still have to make end credits, add title text, and …
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Postsecret + LOLcats = LOLSECRETZ. Motto: “INTRNT DUN NOW THX”
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I’m almost finished animating Sita Sings the Blues. I haven’t been posting images of the latest scenes, based on my own misadventures in love, so here’s one for ya. It depicts “Nina” months after being dumped by her husband by email, while similar events are analyzed by a shadow puppet voiced by Manish Acharya. …
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Astute reader/luncher Andrew directs our attention to this very interesting BBC series, The Trap:
Above is episode two; see also episodes one and three.
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An ongoing feature in which I recommend the work and websites of people who buy me lunch. Today’s entry: Stephen Hersh!
This is kind of late, as I last lunched with my old pal Stephen Hersh back in July. And Stephen doesn’t have his own web site, so finding related links was a challenge. But …
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Very Similar to how sausages are made.
Continue reading Behold How History Is Written!
An ongoing feature in which I recommend the work and websites of people who buy me dinner. Today’s entry: Ken Levis!
This is a blurry picture of my dear friend Ken Levis (bonus photo: Ken & Bubba). Ken is a documentary producer, and a damn good one. He’s also a writer, editor and director, not …
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Nothing inspires me like my fellow heretics. Please enjoy a sample of Stand Up for Judas by Dick Gaughan.
Read the full lyrics here.
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Here’s an excerpt of I video I worked on (I did the animation, duh) for the amazing, wonderful feature film Loins of Punjab Presents. Lucky viewers in India will get to see it in theaters later this month. We sadly deprived Americans will have to wait until after its festival premiere October 3rd. Well, …
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Q: According to Sigmund Freud, what comes between fear and sex?
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You know what makes me angry? Hope.
Hope is worse than desire. Hope is when you actually believe your desires are real, that what you desire may come to pass. Desire is an illusion, Hope is a delusion.
One of the greatest stories about Hope is Pandora’s Box, about which I made a film …
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Via Two Can Anne, the amazing cat photography of Mr. Lee:
Mr. Lee’s human attached a tiny camera to his collar, yielding fascinating new insights into the secret life of cats. Blow your mind with the whole story here.
There’s also a cat …
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In the course of an unrelated image search today I came across the remarkable photographs of Martin Klimas:
They remind me of other pictures of things smashing:
Continue reading Smash!