Yes, the blog has been left a little fallow the last few weeks, what with the Christmas festivities and all that drinking and eating – but mostly drinking.
So my round-up of the interweb is a bit more bumper than usual. So without further ado…
Apologies to Rutger Hauer for the headline, but the very much out of print Blade Runner design sketchbook is online – oh and it’s free.
Box office blues
Movie critic Roger Ebert explains why film revenue is dropping
Zombie movie art
RIP Cheetah (or is it?)
Tarzan’s go-to-guy (or in this case chimp) went to the big animal sanctuary in the sky, or maybe not...
In Space, no one can hear you go Squeee…
…That probably goes for the Shire too…
First trailer for Peter Jackson’s THE HOBBIT
Now I have a bunny ho-ho-ho
Die Hard in 30 seconds with bunnies
Insert your own Team America joke here…
Kim Jong Il, the Director He Kidnapped, and the Awful Godzilla Film They Made Together
Wagging the long tail
With large media organisations still scraping around for ideas to pay the rent in the digital age – this might be worth re-reading.
Dropbox instant transfer
Dropbox ‘experimenting’ with photo and video import, enables instant transfer to the cloud
Netflix net gain
Netflix Now the 15th Most-Watched TV ‘Network’ in U.S.
Make it so…
A very literal designer toy
The Shapeways blog describing a very personal toy story
Books transport you to another country
Look at these landscapes carved from books
No such thing as a new idea
Proto-maker spaces: the “New Inventors Club”
TV trivia fact of the day
Mayim Bialik (Amy from The Big Bang Theory) has a real life PhD in neuroscience.
Holmes and Who
MRI technicians tune machine to play “Smoke on the Water”
This is just stunning – rapid prototyping to create amazing portraits
Winners of the Nat Geo Photo Contest 2011…some of these are just stunning. Number 6 is very Blade Runner
Hip Hop comics
Brain Rot: Similarities Between Hip Hop and Comic Books
We’re all going to have to live in the future – probably as soon as next week. DOUGLAS ADAMS