"I love watching animal movies on television, and they always say, don’t run away, and don’t turn your back, and don’t lie down flat. I love it—it’s from my childhood. How do you prevent dying? How do you prevent being eaten, or mauled, by a monster? I still worry about it!” - Maurice Sendak.
In honor of the illustrator and writer’s 85th birthday, Newsweek and Blank on Blank are proud to present this animated short about the beloved, late author, which is based off of audio we had left over from a 2009 interview conducted by Newsweek’s Andrew Romano and Ramin Setoodeh.
Beastie Boys on Being Stupid
“Can you think of a stupider name than the Beastie Boys.” - Adam Yauch aka MCA
It’s Episode #4 from our new series with PBS Digital Studios
Interview by Rocci Fisch for ABC News Radio | 1985
This is rad.
Here’s 1 of 3 Kirsten Lepore animations that I sound designed for Newsweek/Daily Beast. It’s a promo for Kevin Bleyer’s book, Me The People. The rest are here.
Nice work! We posted about one of them earlier.
NewsBeast writer David A. Graham reached a significant career milestone today when the lovely “Angelica” at Next Media Animation wrote to tell him the Taiwanese “animated news” studio had used his piece on Greece PM Papandreou’s “bromance” with Samaras as one of the sources for their animation on the downfall of Papandreou.