Keeping the Japanese Art of Candy Sculpting Alive

I like what the folks at Great Big Story are doing and this short documentary is an excellent example of a well told story about an art I had never heard of.

Under Armor – Make That Old

I’m a LeBron James fan–started watching Miami games when he chased the rings and went back to watching Cleveland games when he went back home. Still, this is a good piece of advertising. She said it right when she said, “sometimes corporations do such a good job of distilling an idea.” I will be watching Steph, afraid but watching.

Nike – Come Out Of Nowhere

Can you tell that I’m excited that the new season of basketball is underway? This is another great example of distilling what happened in LeBron James’s life at the end of last season into clever advertising.

A Sketchy History Of Pencil Lead

This elaborately made explainer video is so beautiful I could imagine spending a lot of time exploring Skunk Bear‘s YouTube channel.

So F*cking Happy For You

This bitterly funny short film about celebrating the success of others stars Christine Nangle and Scout Durwood. For best results listen to the dialogue on headphones, the mix doesn’t play so good in the air.