This is hilarious. via
Conrad maintains the century-old infrastructure at Pratt University. A tinkerer and meticulous mechanic with a charming outlook on life, Conrad is everything you want in a documentary subject. And just when you think the film is about to repeat itself, a great new wrinkle gets thrown into the mix.
This is amazing. Worth a watch (and listen).
At a recent estate sale on the south side of Chicago, Jeff Altman spotted a canister of film simply labeled “Chicago” and “Print 1.” That tidbit of information was intriguing enough for Altman to drop $40 on the print.
Altman, who works in film post-production, took two weeks to inspect and fix minor issues before scanning and turning it into a digital video.
The result is this short film, a marvelous and thorough overview of 1940s Chicago, when the Wrigley and Tribune Towers were still considered modern landmarks.
This is the sound of what the World Cup sounds like when Brazil scores a goal in a Rio de Janeiro neighborhood. I love it.
Yo, Saskatoon! Â We need to start doing this.
This is the best time lapse of any city I have ever seen. Â Itâ€™s also a great visual reminder why Chicago is my favourite city in the world.
This is playing this week at The Roxy with a special (free) screening Saturday night put on by Great Places.
This could the most important thing you watch this week.
Here is the behind the scenes.Â