Category Archives: Internet Archive

Reclaim Hosting Turns 3

Earlier today I was talking with my partner in crime Tim Owens about the fact that Reclaim Hosting turns 3 years old this week. I was under the impression it was July 28th for some reason, but turns out it … Continue reading

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Getting Schooled in Roots of Animation

Loving Stuart Blackton's "Enchanted Drawing" from 1906. Getting schooled in roots of animation #ds106 — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) March 22, 2014 Yesterday afternoon I attended Mary Washicon, a miniature convention, complete with panels, cosplay, and Artist Alley. I got to … Continue reading

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Disneyland Dream (1956)

While doing research about The 7th Voyage of Sinbad for my last post I discovered, thanks to this 2008 post on Cartoon Brew, that in 2008 a home movie taken in 1956 at Disneyland titled “Disneyland Dream” was selected for … Continue reading

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Child Bride (1938)

So, I recently got the latest issue of Filmfax (my favorite magazine in the world) and it was a good one. As soon as a I got it I was heading directly for the article on Peter Hyams’s NASA conspiracy … Continue reading

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Web 2.0, Imperialism, and Nation Building

I couldn’t help but pause over a recent headline I came across in my RSS reader, and while I can’t find the original post I scanned yesterday, a quick search brought this one up first from startuparabia, “Google, AT&T, Automattic … Continue reading

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Kienholz on Exhibit

Once again the Internet Archive delivers the goods. Check out this amazing documentary by June Steel about Edward Kienholz’s retrospective exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in 1966. I first discovered Kienholz thirty years later in … Continue reading

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I <3 Consumerism

Well, I have been sucked into the UMW Blogs vortex. The first week or so just thrills me to no end, people start coming out of the woodwork, and I have fun commenting, reading, and getting a sense of what’s … Continue reading

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Internet Archive howto for digitizing LPs

photo credit: amy_b I thought this was pretty cool, the Internet Archive blog has a recent post on the process they follow to digitize vinyl. And they share this information all in the name of preserving and distributing ephemeral culture. … Continue reading

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