Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation

Disney Classics Reimagined For 2017

Artist Tom Ward has really gotten my day off to a depressing start. Take the nostalgia and innocent filled world of Disney animation and give them real world implications. Most are fairly bleak outside of Beauty and the Beast but I admire the creativity. 

Selfies Are Now Dead

Daily MailSome might argue she should have been holding her pregnant sister’s hand. But for Kat Armendariz, from El Paso in Texas, it was a picture opportunity she could not resist. The young woman whipped out her phone as her sister lay in a hospital bed in the background screaming out in pain and in the midst of labour – and took a selfie!

Alright kids let’s pack it up. It was a good run. Poor Kat doesn’t even know the rage that is going to rain down on her. You don’t mess with a pregnant woman and you sure as hell don’t mess with a woman in labour. Aunt Kat is going to spend the rest of her life eating at the kids table. RIP Kat enjoy that selfie.  

I Forgot How Bad The Spiderman Theme Lyrics Are

There are things out there that are just never as good as you remember them.  Pop Rocks, Gushers and pretty much any cartoon you loved before the age of five.  I grew up with what is now considered the “classic” spiderman animated series. The sound of the theme is burnt into my brain, and I really thought the lyrics were as well. I mean i can remember Catches thieves just like flies in my sleep. I hum the song when I am concentrating or sometimes just out of boredom. It’s just so great! Well at least I thought it was. Then the dramatic reading appeared. At first I just assumed my instant dislike was because a classic song from my childhood was being put through the William Shatner ringer.  But no there lyrics and the song are just truly terrible.  Nostalgia is a hell of drug and I encourage everyone to just stay away.

Pop  Culture Apocalypse 

Filip Hodas, is a artist from the Czech Republic who’s renderings that are truly out of this world. My favorite work is below. From a burnt out Pac Man and a defunct Hello Kitty to a litchen-covered Bender and a Martian Playstation space station, the artist uses well-known video games, fast food brands, cartoons characters and other recognizable imagery to litter the landscape of his pop culture apocalypse, providing us with a  sense of nostalgia and disaster.