Herewith the annual list of top 5 favorite videos I happened to view this year:
Tie for #1. "House" by The Electric Company
An animated video by Carmen D'Avino. A visual fiesta.
Books come alive in a very wacky way for the New Zealand Book Council.
#2. Design and Elasticity of Mind
A TED talk by MOMA Design curator Paola Antonelli.
#3. Manatee Makes the Bed
Just so, um, charmingly wierd.
#4. Novel trailer for The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire
Video by Julia Sussner.
#5. Cirque de Soleil juggler Viktor Kee
Beyond Las Vegas: the Ukranian juggling sensation. What the human body is capable of! Holy smoke-a-roni!
---> Madam Mayo's Top 5 Videos Watched in 2008
---> Madam Mayo's Top 5 Videos Watched in 2007
P.S. New schedule for Madam Mayo blog:
Every other Tuesday: Blogs Noted
Wednesday: Guest-Bloggers or my own 5 links
Friday: News & Misc.
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