Spirited Away remains my favorite Studio Ghibli movie of all time, a transporting coming of age story about a little girl named Sen who loses her parents and ends up working at a bathhouse for the spirits as she searches for a way to save them. The 8-Bit Cinema team over at Cinefix seems to agree, crafting a lovely tribute to the game that not only encapsulates its plot in a mere four and a half minutes, but captures some of its most touching moments in 8 (and occasionally 16) bits. If for some reason you've never seen Spirited Away, stop now and go watch it before you proceed: It's absolute magic.
The Offworld Collection, presenting the very best features and essays from Offworld, is finally available to buy directly from Campo Santo for $40. I had the pleasure of designing and illustrating this splendid 250-page hardcover volume, but it’s the excellent writing, edited by Leigh Alexander and Laura Hudson, that makes it an essential buy. You […]
Get ready for the stream of your dreams, binge-watchers. There’s a contest afoot, and at stake is a lifetime subscription to Netflix. All you have to do is sign up, and you’re entered to win this ultimate Netflix plan. When does it expire? Only when you do. And hey, just in case you need something […]
There’s overwhelming support for clean energy, and the planet is giving us more reasons to invest in renewable power sources with every passing year. Even in the most inhospitable areas, wind and solar can provide a good chunk of our power, if not all of it. So why aren’t we all taking advantage of it? […]
Hey, we love Netflix and Hulu, but let’s face it: The whole setup doesn’t exactly encourage active viewing. For all the binge-watching we’ve done, it’s tough to expand our horizons or learn anything new – except for how many episodes of “The Office” it takes to make us fall asleep. It was only a matter […]