Friday, November 30, 2012

Rough & Laugh

Rough&Laugh kz remix short-version from TYMOTE on Vimeo.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Lost in Space

Friday, November 23, 2012

It's About Time

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

America's First Thanksgiving



Tuck in, and have a heaping helping of some Industrial Complex!

Day of Thanksgiving



No Thanksgiving turkey for the Johnson family. The kids are disappointed, but Dad shames them into feeling thankful anyway.

Adjust to taste



Personally, I despise turkey. I think it's a cheap bird and it never tastes right to me.

In our family, we always did Rock Cornish Game hens, and that was nice because everyone got their own little bird. I will be forever amused that the rugged and individualist United States never figured this one out and insisted on the communal and egalitarian turkey.

I like up-right cooking as I think it's better presentation. You don't get a soggy-backed bird and ALL of the skin (that's where the salmonella is!) is crisped just right. Depending on what bird you're cooking, this is either a blessing or a curse.

I also see at my local Tom Thumb (one of the Safeway brands), there's almost no turkey, but still six frozen "young goose" available. It would appear that no one here knows how to cook a goose. I did not see any capon or duck, which is a pity.

The important part in cooking a goose is to not braise it as you would any non-water-going foul. There's plenty of oil in the skin already and adding more juice to it will just create an impenetrable shell. My grandparents discovered this once, much to their chagrin.



I love Peking duck, but I'm not cool with that guy putting his mouth on it.

How to Carve a Turkey



Miss Martha on a remote feed? Naw, we just called her up on the phone.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Dolly Madison Treats (1936-2012)

Dolly Madison - 1970s

Vintage Dolly Madison Peanuts Zingers Boxes and Pie Wrappers

Some random bread commercials for regional namesakes that may also never come back!





Chicken Core: The Rise of Kings

When Nigeria flexes it's animation muscle!

Monday, November 19, 2012

What do you call a giant rubber chicken?

Dumb Ways to Die



Hat tip to the Dallas VideoFest.

Loom

Loom from Polynoid on Vimeo.

"A moth being caught in a spiders web. Struggling for an escape, the moths panic movements only result in less chance of survival. What follows is the type of causality everyones expecting. The spider appears, claims its prey and feeds on it. The way nature works. But it’s the point of view that creates an intense relationship between the hunter and its victim. There is much more to explore, much more to feel if one takes the time to really experience the content of a split second."

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

How are you?

I'M FINE THANKS from eamonn o neill on Vimeo.

Worldcalling

IA x JIN | WORLDCALLING from 1st PLACE on Vimeo.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

I thought I was alive

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Mr. Finley's Feelings (1957)

More of that classy animated drama awaits!

A World of The Right Size (1968)

An discussion of mental retardation via mod animation graphics.

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Owl and Fred Jones



UPA style animation about Mister Jones' eating habits.

Friday, November 02, 2012

Star Trek Convention Home Movies



Now that's an entrance.



And here's Gene doing his thing.

 
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