We're revisiting some of our favorite Boing Boing tv episodes during the holiday break, and while the one I'm embedding here (MP4 link here) is perhaps not going to win any Pulitzers, it was one of the most fun we had shooting anything ever. I won't spoil the surprise, but it involved making people in an office building very uncomfortable, and had absolutely nothing to do with George Lucas or Boba Fett. As for the bait 'n' switch title — just work with me here, this was our April Fool's Day episode for 2008. And as for why it's worth posting today? If you're anywhere near an office park or an elevator with strangers in it, I strongly recommend you do this on New Year's Eve.
Hank Hill introduces the TV executives to the ensemble cast of King of the Hill. "I'd say y'all got the makings of a damn good cartoon here," Hank says. From Wikipedia: In early 1995, after the successful first run of Beavis and Butt-Head on MTV, Mike Judge decided to create another animated series, this one… READ THE REST
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Watch horror artist Jordan Persegati reveal the demons lurking inside this $2 Disney "Frozen" coloring book. His wonderful line work brings out Olaf's true evil. Do you want to be a snowmonster? READ THE REST
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Whether you're capturing a memorable trip to the beach or content for your business, a good camera can really take content to the next level. And before you complain that a fancy new camera isn't in your budget these days, there's a must-have model with an even more impressive price tag that definitely deserves your… READ THE REST
Learning how to DIY is the perfect way to keep busy when we eventually have to go back to living in social isolation again, but some people just aren't quite sure where to learn how to create. Before you try and take up at-home barbering again, try this one-year Unlimited Plus subscription to Creativebug Fine… READ THE REST