Allegro Non Troppo

For your animation pleasure, here are segments from the 1977 Italian animated film, Allegro Non Troppo (Not so Fast!) a parody of Dismally’s Fantasia. Er, I meant Disney’s. Ravel’s Boléro sequence Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune (Debussy) Valse Triste Slovanské tance č. 7, op. 46 Epilog Advertisements

B.B. King on the Blues, the Self, and Doubt

I was going to stop at one, but I thought you needed to meet my man B.B. King, if you haven’t already. Though he was famous for the Blues, he should have famous for the light he gave off. Blue light ain’t always for the basement, y’all hear me?  

Daft & Dark #Animation

Okay, it’s been a bit since we posted some animation, so here are a few absolutely daft animation pieces that will have you scratching your head. Why? Because who says art has to make sense? Warning: they are all fairly dark themed, and Nirvana Police is probably a bit NSFW.  

Epoch

Epoch is a beautifully animated, extraordinary, 11-minute voyage through and beyond our solar system. From the producers: “To optimize your viewing experience, Epoch is best experienced with a full screen, no artificial light intrusion, ample sound speakers, and an open mind free of predictions or expectations in order to allow the film to guide you…

1st Annual Christmas Video Fest

Maria and I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas, and I could think of no better way to celebrate it (and digest dinner) by sharing a few Christmas videos I’ve run across. Some are animation, some live action, but none is very long, and hopefully they’ll bring a smile to your…