Marcel The Shell

Watch an Adorable Stop-Motion Short About Giving

Marcel the Shell better watch his back, because he’s got some serious competition in the totally adorable stop motion animation department thanks “To Give a Present,” a charming new short created by Kirsten Lepore for Yo Gabba Gabba‘s Christmas special. If her name sounds a bit familiar, it’s because we featured the CalArts grad student’s work here before; Lepore’s film “Bottle,” which explored the unlikely pen-pal relationship between a snowman and a sandman, was a finalist in last year’s Vimeo Festival in the animation category and recently received the first ever Student Annie Award. Click through now to watch her latest, and be amazed as your heart magically grows three sizes larger. … Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. Remember the nude sketch that Tony Bennett did of Lady Gaga for Vanity Fair per Annie Leibovitz’s suggestion? Well, it’s now up for auction on eBay, with the proceeds going to Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and Bennett’s Exploring The Arts. [via NME]

2. “I have heard that Lady Gaga… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. In the most recent episode of Marc Maron’s WTF Podcast, Adam Scott revealed the exciting news that a production company is interested in doing a “low budget” version of the Party Down movie. All they’re waiting for now is for Starz to sign off on the project. [via Pop Culture Brain]

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What’s On at Flavorpill: The Links That Made the Rounds in Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we looked at some of David Lynch’s best non-film projects. We fell in love with Lisa Hanawalt’s hilarious illustrations of “what dogs want” over on The Hairpin. We wondered why anyone would choose to paint their apartment walls a color called “Bromance” or “Porcelain Throne.” We… Read More

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