Projection-Mapped Raw Bacon: Music Video by Hands Make Fire

Hint: if you’re wondering how you could possibly projection-map raw bacon successfully, you… can’t. “Projection Mapped Bacon” sounds a bit like someone did a Mad Libs parody of CDMotion, so I of course have to post this. In fact, it’s a charming DIY music video in which projection mapping, in fits and starts, is fitted to objects that don’t fit. As video textures stretch and squeeze to shoot the video, it’s a low-fidelity part of your complete breakfast. And the whole thing reminds me of early MTV, if we lived in an alternate universe where digital tech was available first, …

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Off-Topic: Deadmau5 Eats a Giant Epic Meal Time Tower of Grilled Cheese

North America: it’ll kill you, m***********. Sure, you know what the United States can do to destroy your taste in Dubstep, and how it likes to roll without health insurance. And you probably think USA when you think fatally-unhealthy cuisine. But meet USA’s neighbor to the north, Canada. The country that takes cheese, fries, and fat to a whole other level has made bad eating into a YouTube meme. I got to see the Epic Meal Time crew at a party in Toronto in June, but … uh … didn’t exactly have a reason to mention it on CDM. (Create …

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Music Videos: Weezer/Motion Theory Love Letter to YouTube

Ah, Motion Theory. We lover their work already. And now, in one brutal blow, they simultaneously produce: A kick-ass video for Weezer. A love letter to YouTube and Internet memes — watch through to the end. It gets denser. An instant on-screen “How much of a geek are you?” quiz. A video that should throw any band trying to capitalize on Web memes to the ground. Seriously. You won’t top this. Give up now. You’ll have to wait for the next generation of technology or something. Thanks to our friend Robin Hunicke, who seems to be friends with / works …

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