How does Earth compare to a Red Hypergiant?

  • June 30, 2015

Turns out, kind of small.

Super Mario levels were designed on grid paper

  • June 17, 2015

Super Mario grid paper design

The internet seems surprised by this, but Nintendo designed Super Mario Brothers levels on grid paper.

I'm not sure how else you were supposed to design a grid-based layout in the 1980's. Still, it's interesting to hear Miyamoto and Tezuka talk about the process in this Super Mario Maker promotional video.

"Yesterday" Turns 50

  • June 15, 2015

One of the finest songs ever written, recorded exactly 50 years ago yesterday.

Nick Knows

  • March 13, 2015

A light-hearted spring promotion for KGW's "Nick Knows" social media campaign.

KGW Great Toy Drive 2014

  • January 12, 2015

Another charmer from producer Skyler Stever.

Winner of the 2015 Emmy for Best Public Service Campaign

KGW Holiday Card 2014

  • December 21, 2014

A holiday greeting from KGW.

Monty the Penguin

  • November 6, 2014

It seems early to declare a Best Holiday Commercial of 2014, but this one is pretty hard to beat.

Can I Use That Picture?

  • September 26, 2014

Reproduced here without permission, so apparently I've learned nothing.



Rush Hour

  • September 18, 2014

Some say this is a beautifully executed composite from Black Sheep Films, but I think this is just Foster & I-205 in Portland on a Tuesday evening.

Beat Blox

  • September 10, 2014

I'm a sucker for this stuff.

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