Jay ThePal (and Kay ThePal) seem to be popping up all over social media lately. It took me a little while to figure out what was up with Jay ThePal, a puppet character that seemed to start popping up all over every social media website that you can think of lately. I think I first saw him (along with Kay […]
Transylvania TV is preparing it’s second season. Production on Transylvania TV (see previous post) seems to be humming along nicely. The show is holding auditions for new puppeteers and also running a puppet design competition called the “Lose Your Intellectual Property Contest” (hey, at least they’re honest about it!). Season two of Transylvania TV debuts online July 4th.
Con Quest is the host of the weekly Corporate Creatures Business News podcast. Corporate Creatures is a new initiative from puppeteer Gary Friedman. I talked with Gary about this project about a year ago and it’s really exciting to see it coming to life. Through Corporate Creatures Gary is providing live interactive corporate workshops, corporate performances and a variety of […]
Zerks’ Log chronicles the voyage of a doomed spaceship Venturi 553. Zerks’ Log is one of the most impressive puppetry web series I’ve seen. It’s an 18 episode series (the season is currently 11 episodes in) about Captain Zerks Ganymedewski and his ship the Venturi 553, which disappeared without a trace. The story is told through videos from the lost […]
The Tuck and Snippit Show is a new DIY fashion podcast created by Little’s Creatures. Little’s Creatures (see previous post) just shot a pilot for a new podcast on Threadbanger, the cleverly-titled The Tuck and Snippit Show. Threadbanger is a DIY fashion site that’s part of Next New Networks – the company behind the excellent websites Indy Mogul and Channel […]
Spook House Dave is a new puppet series from the creators of Apollo’s Pad.Spook House Dave is a new, in-the-works show for kids from Atlanta-based Dragonfruit Studios. They’re the same folks behind Apollo’s Pad, although the puppetry for Spook House Dave is done by a different team that consists of Lucky Yates, Jason von Hinezmeyer (see previous post) and Scott […]
The Fist of Oblivion is a kung-fu/action movie send up created by Roman Coppola. Remember The Fist of Oblivion (see previous post)? Roman Coppola’s puppet-filled send-up of Kung-Fu movies that “tells the story of a cop who was set up for a murder that he didn’t commit,” is available to watch on the Scion Broadband website. I’m not so sure […]
I didn’t have time to blog much last week (sorry!). but be sure to check out all of these links, there’s been some great stuff going on all over: Escape Pod Films – a team that includes Jeremy Westphal of Puppet Rapist (see previous post) – made a funny little short called Get on the Winning Team. Chances are you’ve […]
P-Dash News provides coverage of Barack Obama’s victory in the U.S. election. Obama won! It was quite a night last and P-Dash News is all over it. I’m not too sure about Gregory “The other plumber” though (you’ll have to watch the video…and might wish you didn’t).
We Being Us is a new series of quirky videos on YouTube. I’m kind of digging We Being Us, a relatively new series of videos on YouTube. They’re very simple and have a quirky charm. So far the musical ones are my favourites, especially the descriptively titled Skiddyzoo Makes His Singing Debut. Go watch a couple and see for yourself.