Theme Tuesday: Apocalyptica

I’m intrigued by apocalyptic literature and dystopian cities. Of course, the feeling that “The End is Near!” isn’t new to any era of civilization, but it’s hard not to look around lately and wonder if the Bad Times are on their way… Here’s some animated videos about the end of the world, our brittle relationships…

Theme Tuesday: Roleplaying Humor

Dungeons and Dragons has remained one of the world’s top roleplaying games since its initial release in 1977. The game’s massive influence on culture has now lasted for three generations, moving from pen and paper tabletop games at its origin to internet-based MMORPGs in the modern age – all infused with the original spirit of…

Theme Tuesday: “Scary Logos”

There’s a small but notable number of people who have powerful and visceral reactions to the 2-30 second clips that air at the end of TV shows. Known alternatively as “vanity cards”, “station IDs”, “production logos” or “audio sounders” some of these innocent-seeming sequences can honestly come back to haunt you.

Theme Tuesday: Adaptations

This week on Theme Tuesday, adaptations is our theme. Finding unusual combinations of fine artists, poets and authors converted to animated shorts was the goal of this week’s search. This is only a scratch of the surface of all that’s out there, of course! Enjoy ten videos after the cut.

Theme Tuesday: “1983”

Trying another idea for a weekly feature- Theme Tuesday! I’ll pick a theme each week and then see what I can find that fits that theme- it might be music, short videos, or whatever; stuff that seems interesting. Maybe you’ll like it too, maybe not; but give it a try and you might find something cool!