Category Archive: Grumpy 4 Kidz

Mar 05

Owl Pellets: Bored Teens, Tumblr Teens, Cops and Teens, Google Grandma, Web Becomes Her

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It’s Official: Teens Are Bored With Facebook: It’s about time the Internet got an old-age home. Facebook seems as good a place as any to sequester geezers. The Teen-Girl Tumblr Aesthetic: About the teen girls on tumblr: The teen-girl Tumblr aesthetic differentiates itself from the prevalent nostalgia-induced reimagining of the archetypal lusty teenage dream. Rip-offs …

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Feb 16

Coke ‘Burn’

Coke ‘Burn’ from Academy Films on Vimeo. Just a kinda nifty little skate movie.

Nov 30

“You Can Write Anything” TVOntario Show from 1983

; This TVOntario show from the early 80s, You Can Write Anything, imparts some important lessons about writing. Like writers have beards and are dead. They’re also thieves. But you can use words to write better descriptions when you report them to the police. Words are fun.

Nov 23

How to Live Without Humor

On November 17 the New York Times published, How to Live Without Irony, an article by Christie Wampole. Rather than think about the piece –I’m bored of arguments and humans– I outsourced the job to a machine. I used my computer’s ‘find and replace’ function on certain key words in her essay. (Irony to humor, sincere to …

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Oct 04

New Moon: First American Newsreel About Sputnik

55 years ago, Russia put the first man-made satellite in space. Happy birthday, Sputnik.

Sep 16

Hatsune Miku and Kids React to Hatsune Miku

This is the computer generated, Japanese popstar, Hatsune Miku. And these are kids reacting to the computer generated, Japanese popstar, Hatsune Miku.  

Aug 16

Sesame Street – Monsterpiece Theater “Twin Beaks”

Aug 07

Orwell VS. Huxley Infographic

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click image for full size This infographic — created by Column Five for Akorn Entertainment — looks at the growingconcern over keeping the Internet as a free and open platform by visualizing the concepts from George Orwell’s book 1984, and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World; then comparing them to the current Internet censorship techniques of the Iranian government, and the flood …

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Aug 05

MARS!

MARS! from Joe Bichard on Vimeo.

Aug 05

The 8-Bit Games

The 8-Bit Games! from Flikli on Vimeo.

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