Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Best of 2012: March

The coolest stuff I posted in March 2012:

Dodecahedron by Mark Ryden for a Juxtapoz anniversary show at Copro.

Wallpaper-ready Woola concept art by Michael Kutsche.  (Woola paper toys, too.)

The apps on Mr. Burns's iPad.

Nicolas Delort's illustration of Harry and Dumbledore's hunt for the horcrux.

Space Invaders argyle shirt on sale at Etsy.

Prints by Michael Karcz on sale as described here.

Custom action figures by Matt Cauley.

Kilian Eng's Dune poster for Mondo.

The Once-ler's house from Dr. Seuss' The Lorax in Lego.

April Fool's Jokes:
1.  Drum kit and morse code keyboards designed by Google.

2.  Virgin Volcanic.

3.  The world turned into a 8-Bit RPG Google Map.

Top Stories:

1.  How one gambler cleaned out three Atlantic City casinos without counting cards.

2.  How pop hits are precision engineered.

3.  Medieval monks complained about their jobs in the margins of ancient manuscripts.

4.  The Dala Horse by Michael Swanwick. Imagine a post-apocalyptic Dora the Explorer adventure.

Best videos

1.  "An eagle, a fox and my cat all getting along fine on my porch."

2.  John Carter animated by Disney circa 1957.

3. Saudi Arabian baboons kidnap puppies and raise them to serve as security guards.

4.  Glow worms.

5.  Space Mountain with the lights one.