Monthly Archives: March 2009

BattleStar Galactica

[youtube:] I’m clearly late on this one, but BattleStar Galactica is properly genius. Just watched Series 1. Monotheism vs Polytheism, Military vs Politicians, Machine vs Man, and plenty of paranoia, schizophrenia, terrorism and sex – it’s all there. You probably all know the changes they made from the original series (e.g: Starbuck’s now a girl), but […]

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Damien Hirst for Supreme

I’m not the biggest fan of Damien Hirst’s spin paintings, but seeing them on a skate deck adds a whole new level. They really come alive. Check out the video here. Cool. But what’s up with his Bono-esque sunglasses?

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Where the Wild Things Are

  Directed by Spike Jonze, starring Forest Whitaker and James Gandolfini, and co-written by Dave Eggers, the release of classic children’s book “Where The Wild Things Are” as a film could be perfectly timed to tap into the feelings of nostalgia, family, belonging and childhood that the recession seems to be demanding. I’m sure we’ll post […]

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Charlie Brooker’s Newswipe

Charlie Brooker’s take on the news. The first episode is well worth a look, much in the style of his previous series ‘screenwipe’ (or at least some of the better episodes of that…) – taking an irreverent look at the daily doomsday peddling machine that is the news… (i hate myself for having written that […]

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Future of Advertising – John Willshire at Phd

The Future of Advertising, APA, 17/02/09 View more presentations from John v Willshire.

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Fifty People One Question

  Fifty People, One Question: London from Fifty People, One Question on Vimeo. We should really do a proper blog post about the multi-facted awesomeness that is Kitsune Noir. But not here. I found the video above on the Kitsune Noir site, so suffice to say it’s surprising and intriguing a destination. Fifty People One […]

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Look Around You – “Educational” Films For All

[youtube:] Remeber those old crappy BBC-esque films that you watched at school when the teachers forgot the lesson plan? Look Around You satirises them perfectly. Nostaliga done with humour. Check all the videos here or here and read more about Look Around You on the BBC site.

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Pattie Maes’ Sixth Sense – Wearable Gestural Interface & Digital Inforamtion Delivery

‘SixthSense’ is a wearable gestural interface that augments the physical world around us with digital information and lets us use natural hand gestures to interact with that information The future is now. Pattie Maes from  MIT’s Media Lab presents her student Pranav Mistry’s amazing design at TED. Using existing technology they have created a program […]

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Nixon’s The Player in Rubber

Nixon’s most famous and celebrated watch, The Player, is having limited release in coloured rubber on the 15th of each month for the enxt 4 months. Previously, I’d say that the most coveted version would have been their ceramic all white version, but at $1,400 it was a little out of price range! The Rubber […]

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BMW’s 1934 R7 Motorbike

How incredible is this motorbike – BMW R7 from 1934? We found this at thecoolhunter, and they rightly talk about how design took a back seat around the World Wars as producitivity and function became more pertinent. The lines of this 1934 BMW R7 motorbike are so stunning. Taking cues from Art Deco, Art Nouveau […]

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