Super Marxio Bros.

Monday June 22, 2015

Take a seat, Bowser. Super Marxio Bros. explains communism with 8-bit video games (and the final boss is capitalism).

Kinetic Wood Sculptures

Wednesday June 17, 2015

David Roy’s wooden sculptures create random, kaleidoscopic patterns on your walls – without a motor or battery. We can’t stop watching.

Going Clear (ticket giveaway)

Tuesday June 16, 2015

A new documentary explores the strange, sinister world of Scientology. And we’ve got tickets to give away.

The Sounds of Star Wars

Wednesday June 03, 2015

A long time ago in a Foley room far, far away, a young sound designer named Ben Burtt began making the most iconic noises of our childhoods. This 90-second supercut pays tribute.

The Milk Bar Project

Tuesday June 02, 2015

The local milk bar is fast becoming a thing of the past. Good thing Timothy Rodgers’s illustrations are here to preserve their memory.

Partisan (ticket giveaway)

Tuesday May 26, 2015

Child assassins and urban cults are the focus of Partisan, a gripping new Australian film by first-time director Ariel Kleiman. We’ve got tickets to give away.

We already knew Eddie Van Halen could play the guitar. But according to these patents he filed, he literally reinvented it.

Music for Nature Lovers

Saturday May 23, 2015

By hacking a record player with a camera and some ingenious coding, artist Bartholomäus Traubeck lets trees express their musical side.

The Cave of Dr Seuss

Thursday May 21, 2015

What happens when Dr Seuss meets Nick Cave? Something wonderful, and a little dark.

The Emerging Writers' Festival is a celebration of all things writerly. Here's our pick of the best events (including—ahem—two we're speaking at), and the chance to win tickets.

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