Archive for November, 2007

November 30th Solution – Eugene McCarthy Commemmoration Video

Friday, November 30th, 2007

This is a video commemorating the 40th anniversary of former Minnesota Senator ‘s announcement that he would run for president as an anti-Vietnam War candidate. McCarthy’s opposition was a major force in the anti-war movement of the 1960s. The video contrasts McCarthy’s opposition to that war with our current situation in Iraq and asks who will be our next Gene McCarthy.

The video and were produced by Vance Opperman, the man who led the 1968 McCarthy campaign on the U of M campus. I created the web site.

Remarkable Video…About Math

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

The math is way beyond me but this is pretty damn cool nonetheless. From the description at YouTube: "A short film depicting the beauty of Moebius Transformations in
mathematics. The movie shows how moving to a higher dimension can make
the transformations easier to understand." .

Best First Dance

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

I guess there’s a contest or something going on to post the "best first dance" videos at YouTube. This is the only one I’ve seen but it is damn amusing:

Italian Spiderman

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

A combination of , grade-B movies, Italian TV, 1970s production values…and cultural values!

Drink – Surreal Animation

Monday, November 26th, 2007

This short animated piece by features a kid, a psychedelic drink, and a pile of people:

When Sock Puppets Attack

Sunday, November 25th, 2007

In this short, animated film by called Puppet, a man’s love for sock puppets goes horribly awry.