Robert Popper and Peter Serafinowicz's wonderful mock-educational-film-parody BBC2 show "Look Around You" celebrated its 10th anniversary this week. Robert writes,
We had a fantastic night at the BFI in London, which showed all 8 eps back to back. The amazing Jonathan Ross hosted the evening, and our brill director, Tim Kirkby, joined us for a fun Q and A. It was a really touching, lovely event full of our old crew members and Look Around You aprreciators. Thanks all for coming. It meant a lot to us.
Anyway, Peter and I made a new short especially for the evening. So, here it is for everyone else. Hope you like our ‘Intermission Film’…
Congratulations, Robert and Peter! I raise a glass of sulphagne to toast your achievement.
And below, an interview for Boing Boing with Peter and Robert on the occasion of "Look Around You" DVD release.
On Monday, a small plane with two adults and two young children disappeared from radar over the Bermuda Triangle. The Coast Guard has recovered parts from the plane but are still searching for the passengers, Jennifer Blumin, 40, her 3 and 4-year-old sons, and Nathan Ulrich, 52. Since the 1950s, the Bermuda Triangle, an area […]
A fellow named Alain Ducas posted video that he says he shot in Bangor, Maine from the roof of the Hollywood Casino Hotel & Raceway Bangor overlooking the Penobscot River. I don’t think that’s a new river cryptid though. More likely it’s the Loch Ness Monster on vacation in Maine. After all, Nessie hasn’t been […]
Landon Meier, maker of fantastically realistic (and hyperrealistic) masks introduces us to a wonderfully weird little girl who visits us from the uncanny valley. (Stan Winston School via Laughing Squid)
If you are camping during rainy season, or just want a TSA-approved lighter, these plasma torches make perfect travel companions. These gas-free lighters create a small plasma beam that’s safer than butane to use and more environmentally friendly. It creates a super-hot, splashproof flame so you can get a campfire going, or have a smoke […]
If you don’t want to get stuck footing the bill for a hit and run, this dashboard-mounted camera offers up to 2K resolution to make sure you always have a reliable witness, and it’s available in the Boing Boing Store for 30% off it’s usual price.The PapaGo mounts unobtrusively to your windshield to see everything […]
While some people still maintain that everything in Apple’s walled garden “just works” and is immune to the rampant malware of the Windows world, the reality is different. The Mac’s growing market share has made it a much more viable target for malicious actors, and its built-in tools aren’t always enough to fix things. Drive […]