The writing’s been on the wall for some time. Our squishy little brains will look like the biological equivalent of Etch A Sketches next to the all-knowing, all-seeing, quantum computer-powered AI of the very near future. Artificial intelligence is already out-thinking humankind in many surprising tests and...
While we try to absorb the enormity of Donald Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey—ostensibly because Comey had been too mean to Hillary Clinton; laughable considering the source—one thing is abundantly clear: How we respond...Show More Summary
Cottages and Farm Building with a Man Sketching, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn Etching, roughly 5 x 8 in. (13 x 21 cm); in the collection of the Morgan Library and Museum, which has both a zoomable and downloadable version of the image on their site. Remarkable though they may be, Rembrandt’s etchings of Biblical scenes […]
After a painstaking interpretation of Seurat, the Etch A Sketch wiz has moved down the Art Institute to Caillebotte. [ more › ]
Wow Most of us will have trouble drawing a building that merely stands upright, but not Chicago-native Jane Labowhich, the self-dubbed "Princess Etch A Sketch" who creates impressive illustrations on the classic drawing toy, architectural...Show More Summary
Pretty mesmerizing to watch though.
A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat Chicago artist Jane Labowitch (a.k.a. “Princess Etch A Sketch“) does an amazing job of recreating iconic paintings from history on an Etch A Sketch. Signed prints of Jane’s Etch A Sketch drawings are available to purchase from her Etsy store. I started […]
To make this, she spent eight hours sitting in front of the real "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte." All hail the Art Institute's "well-placed bench." [ more › ]
With new technologies and the advance of the internet, playtime in 2016 is very different to 1960 Continue reading...
Draya Michele popped a baby 3 weeks ago, but there's simply no way to tell. The "Basketball Wives" star went to lunch at Cecconi's in WeHo Friday, and her pregnancy is sort of like a Etch A Sketch. We spoke with her there too, when she said finance…
The Republican establishment wagons are circling at long last around Donald J. Trump, folks. And as my collegue VegasJessie has said, "One of the shortcomings Trump has revealed, from time to time, is an accidental outburst of reasonable...Show More Summary
Paul Manafort was caught on tape saying that Donald Trump has been playing a role in the primaries and will change for the general. This is certainly true, and Trump has been saying much the same when he promises at some future dateShow More Summary
The popular YouTube series What’s Inside? has a simple, relatable premise: A father and his son cut various items open and see what’s inside them, hence the title. As long as they stick to things like bowling balls and rattlesnake tails, instead of hobos and drifters, it’s cute and maybe even a little informative. Show More Summary
The father and son team behind the YouTube channel What’s Inside? decided to take one apart and find out.
Grant Thompson “The King of Random” partnered with What’s Inside? to find out if the powder inside an Etch a Sketch can be used to make thermite. The powder did not give quite the reaction the team was hoping for, but they still gave their Etch a Sketch test subjects a fiery farewell. Dan and […]
Curious to see what’s going on inside of your Etch A Sketch? Curiosity is a good thing, but be warned, if you take apart that Etch A Sketch, you will have metal shavings everywhere, and probably…
Unless being covered in impossible-to-clean metal shavings is your idea of a good time, leave this experiment to the professionals. Read more...
Trump has been a certain kind of candidate during the primaries. If he wins the Republican nomination, he says he'll be a very different kind of candidate.