Tag Archives: animatedgif

Great Train Robbery GIF

Here’s an old gold gif, 1903 old, taken from Edwin Porter’s The Great Train Robbery. It is easy to see how this image inspired a similar shot in Gun Crazy, which you can see as a GIF below.

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Yie Ar Kung-Fu GIFs

This series of GIFs is in honor of the 1985 classic arcade game Yie Ar Kung-Fu.  I’ve already written about my love for this game on the bava, so I’ll save you my usual flood of verbiage. For the record, … Continue reading

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5 Years Later

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Animate 2600: Video Pinball

There might be some pinball purists out there who will want to burn me at the stake for this heresy, but give me Atari 2600’s Video Pinball over a “real” pinball machine anytime. That whole face-to-face argument for pinball is … Continue reading

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8-bit Noir

My kids and I have been playing a fair bit of Atari 2600 games lately using the Stella emulator, which works for Mac, PC and Linux—what platform doesn’t love Atari 2600? When playing the 1980 classic Night Driver I was struck … Continue reading

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Jesus Eyes

I procrastinated tonight with an animated GIF, and you know what….it felt good! Now, the bigger question—does anyone have any idea what film this is from?

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A Gilliam-Inspired Animated GIF

Emily Roberts, a ds106 alum from Spring 2010, tweeted an awesome animated GIF she did today that draws its inspiration from Terry Gilliam’s Monty Python animations. isn’t that brilliant? I love it!

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