Animated Pop Culture Collages by Ertan Atay

Animated Collages by Ertan Atay

Turkish artist Ertan Atay began his career as a graphic designer, then segued into art direction and photography before becoming the in-house Creative Director for Turkey’s MinT Production company from 2007-2013 after which he opened his own creative agency. Having followed Instagram closely for both his job and his own interests, he had begun collecting imagery that appealed to him and in his downtime started making fun collages and collage videos on his own Instagram account, garnering several followers. Read more

Devil’s Due Turns AOC into a Comic Book Superhero

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is also known by her initials, AOC, is an American Democratic politician and activist who’s been the U.S. Representative for New York’s 14th congressional district since January 3, 2019. Fast becoming a political heroine for both the Democratic party and Latinas everywhere, she’s now been immortalized as a superhero with her own commemorative comic book. Read more

The Cult of Cosplay At San Diego Comic-Con. Over 40 Fab Photos.

What began as a Comic Book Convention in 1970 by a group of San Diegans, International Comic-Con: San Diego, better known as Comic-Con or simply “SDCC”, has become the largest annual convention of its kind in the world. Encompassing more than just comic books and sci-fi/fantasy, the convention has since included a larger range of pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres from horror to manga. In addition to the celebrity appearances, screenings and countless panels with artists and showrunners, a large part of the event’s draw is the fact that fans dress like their favorite pop culture characters, a practice known as Cosplay. Read more

Paradise: An Animated Interpretation of The Garden of Earthly Delights

PARADISE is Studio Smack’s animated contemporary interpretation of the center panel of the most famous triptych by the Early Dutch master Hieronymus Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights. Read more

Jane Goodall and Google Team Up for 2018 Earth Day Doodle

The 2018 Earth Day Google Doodle for April 21st was created in partnership with one of the planet’s most influential advocates: Ethologist (animal behavior expert), conservationist, activist, and animal-lover Dr. Jane Goodall, who has dedicated her life to studying and protecting our environment. Read more

Saint Hoax Sums up 2017 in 30 seconds.

Saint Hoax Sums up 2017 in 30 seconds

I think most of us are happy to push out 2017 and usher in 2018 in hopes of a less harrowing and heinous year. Certainly irreverent artist Saint Hoax feels that way. Saint Hoax Sums up 2017 in 30 seconds and rather accurately (although we are missing the wildfires and a few other tragedies) in this funny and frightening piece of animation starring Disney’s Snow White. Read more

This Year’s Simon’s Cat Christmas Special (And Those Before It)

The only animated cat I can endure to date, Simon Tofield’s fat white cat, brings us an animated Christmas Special annually, much to the delight of cat-lovers everywhere. Having shared with you all of The Simon’s Cat Christmas videos to date, it’s time for the latest 2017 Simon’s Cat Christmas Special and some other Simon’s cat fun. Read more

Dog Lovers’ Hearts Will Burst at this Heartwarming Animated Short

L.A. based editor/Director born in Barcelona, Pablo Fernández Eyre created this charming 2 minute video about man and his best friend. In only two minutes, and with simple animation, A Man and His Dog manages to make you feel a whole range of emotions, leaving you with a heart full of love and hope – something many of us could use right about now. Read more