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TOC: Steve Tomasula's Brilliant Literary Time Machine

Illya Szilak | Posted 04.16.2014 | Books
Illya Szilak

We live in a time when the physical object of the book is giving way to an apparently immaterial, eternally renewable electronic version. Steve Tomasula's multimedia novel TOC utilizes the same technology that has fostered this shift to create a compelling work about the nature of time.

Loving Vincent: The Painted Movement

Marcin J. Sobczak | Posted 03.29.2014 | Arts
Marcin J. Sobczak

The way to express movement in art was found more than 100 years ago, with the invention of moving pictures by the Lumiere brothers. Many would say that today's world is obsessed with movement.

This Is 30 Seconds Well Spent

Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

If you don't enjoy this super short by comedian Jon Friedman, 1) we feel sad for you, 2) at least you can't say we wasted your time....

Meet The Twisted Genius Behind Rocko's Modern Life

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

It's the mid-1990s and you're reeling from a hard day's worth of junior high classes. You've kicked off your cherry Doc Marten's, dug into an indescri...

2013 Summed Up In One Trippy Animated Minute

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Watch Animation Domination High-Def (ADHD) present all the highlights of 2013 in one minute of GIFs. It's all here -- everything from twerking to ...

WATCH: This Video Puts The History And Future Of Everything In Serious Perspective

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.24.2014 | College

Time flies, as they say. It can be easy to forget something that seems like it's taking forever is barely a blip in the history of the universe. ...

Re-Branded: The 'New' Republicans (VIDEO)

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 02.16.2014 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

The following message is brought to you by "The Republican Effort to Totally Revamp Ourselves in 2014" or... RETRO 2014.

35 Portraits of RuPaul: The Drag Queen as Muse

Sally Hansell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sally Hansell

"I am an artist using drag queens as muses," said Longley-Cook, a tall, bearded 28-year-old with a disarming manner. "Ru is more than a muse. She's a role model and a mother in many ways for the drag community. She is deserving of a portrait of this scale."

WATCH: Why Empathy Is More Powerful Than Sympathy

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 12.12.2013 | Healthy Living

When we are faced with tough conversations, we have a tendency to take the easy way out -- a way that avoids revealing our own vulnerabilities, and ul...

Mean Elves: When The Hobbit Meets Mean Girls

Oren Mendez | Posted 01.27.2014 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is hitting theaters in December, and what's a better way to welcome it than mashing it up with one of the most quotable movies of our time- Mean Girls. Check out the animated sketch, from Leigh Lahav after the break.

Movie Review: The Wind Rises

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Having announced his retirement, Hayao Miyazaki's made one final feature: The Wind Rises. It's an animated film for adults, but I can't imagine adults -- let alone kids -- sitting still for it.

Your Favorite Paintings Come To Life In These Disturbingly Hilarious Animations (NSFW)

Posted 11.07.2013 | Arts

This strange and hilarious video comes to us courtesy of animators Doug Bayne, Ben Baker and Trudy Cooper. They took some of the world's most famous a...

The Best Of Banksy Animated Into Incredible GIFs

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 11.06.2013 | Arts

Photoshop 'wizard' ABVH out of Serbia has taken some of the recently highlighted works of Banksy while he was in New York City and transformed them in...

'Calvin And Hobbes' Like You've Always Wanted To See Them

Posted 11.02.2013 | Arts

In a beautiful example of fan-made animation (fanimation?), a Canadian artist has created an adorable homage to the timeless "Calvin and Hobbes" comic...

VIDEO: An Awful 1960 Horror Movie, Animated

Scott Bateman | Posted 12.22.2013 | Comedy
Scott Bateman

Back in 2009, I got a bright idea: I would take the awful, awful 1960 Italian horror film Atom Age Vampire, throw away the visuals and animate a new, feature-length movie to the sound.

WATCH: Alzheimer's Progression In Animation

Posted 10.22.2013 | Fifty

Finding out a loved one has Alzheimer's disease can come as a shock and create more questions than answers. For caregivers, it's important to know how...

WATCH: 'Fight Club' In 60 Seconds

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.16.2013 | Comedy

There is enough content in "Fight Club" to fill a book, as well as a feature length film. However, busy people in a busy world doing busy things do...

Why You Should Never Provoke An Angry Dog

Posted 10.14.2013 | Comedy

We all know dogs are a lot smarter than we give them credit for. In this new short animation, entitled "Carpark," Bird Box Studio reminds us why we sh...

Alexis Rockman: Rubicon -- The Point of No Return

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Alexis Rockman's panoramic paintings explore the seamless interdependencies of aquatic, avian and subterranean life. Their omniscient world-views reveal our own terrestrial spectrum to be only a narrow slice.

Apparently Making Female Disney Characters Is 'Really, Really Difficult'

Posted 10.09.2013 | Women

If over the holidays you decide to indulge your inner child and see the new Disney film "Frozen," keep an eye out for the times when the two female ch...

How to Explain Forced Evictions in 2 Minutes (VIDEO)

Witness | Posted 12.08.2013 | Impact
Witness

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgForced evictions happen every day, on every continent and yet many of us would likely struggle to define it, even if you've actually seen it happen.

WATCH: Hawking's Big Ideas Made Simple

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.29.2013 | Science

What's at the center of a black hole? And what happens at the edge of a black hole? Stephen Hawking has some big ideas that answer these big questi...

The Squirrel King Aims for All-Ages Transmedia Artcraft

Scott Thill | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Thill

But beyond the best laid plans of squirrels and humans is the primary goal of bringing creative, interactive, handcrafted entertainment to 21st-century viewers who are increasingly being fed a steady diet of desensitized programming.

But HOW Did The Fox Say? The Untold Story

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.01.2013 | Weird News

Every tale has two sides. "Wicked" tells the untold story of the bad witch from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs gives ...

Moore College Creates Mobile Game Animation Major for Women

Diane Propsner | Posted 11.09.2013 | College
Diane Propsner

The world of gaming as we know it is changing. Women are the new target market as gaming applications continue to expand into the mobile market -- cell phones and tablets. With this shift, companies are looking for talented artists to provide the visual creative component in these devices.