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Another handy chart-like chart from Disalmanac.

Another handy chart-like chart from Disalmanac.

Which Buzzfeed Quiz Are You? A handy flowchart from Disalmanac.
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Which Buzzfeed Quiz Are You? A handy flowchart from Disalmanac.

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Bateman365: DAY 001: Politics Schmolitics: Karl Rove

From August 2005 to August 2006, I made an animated film every day for a year. Starting today, I’m reposting them day by day.

Sadly, I can’t do that here on Tumblr—this being the pre-YouTube days of 2005, I only have SWF files of these animations. Tumblr, YouTube, and most other social media sites that have sprung up since those old-school days do not allow users to post SWF files. And of course, Flash is held in low regard by Apple and other gatekeepers these days. Things were different in 2005.

So, I’m going old school and I’ve started a Bateman365 Blogger blog. Be sure to bookmark it and visit daily. 

The Bateman365 begins excruciatingly humbly, but making an animated Flash video every damn day for a year eventually changed my life. Let’s look back through both the good AND the bad, won’t we?

Oh, snap: I found the motherlode of Bateman365 animations at last!

What was Bateman365? I made an animated movie every day for a year, from August 2005 to August 2006. Along the way, I got to collaborate with many comedians and musicians—it was kind of the best.

The Bateman365 started around the time YouTube launched. At that point, YouTube was glitchy and slow and stupid, so none of the Bateman365 were ever posted there.

All of the Bateman365 animations were lost around 2009-10, when a) I lost the URL, batemania.com, to a URL poacher, and b) all the external hard drives the project lived on died.

But: I found some (all?) of them online, and I’ll shortly start a new Bateman365 Tumblr, posting them daily. Watch this space!

New diagram.

New diagram.

WTF?

WTF?

Our new handy chart will help answer that burning question.

New names for the Washington Redskins: our new handy chart-like chart.

New names for the Washington Redskins: our new handy chart-like chart.

Shot footage for the Disalmanac movie You, Your Brain, & You at a farm near Woodstock, NY this past weekend. Was expecting to film chickens, but the tiny orange lizard was bonus.

A few stills from footage we shot for the Disalmanac movie (You, Your Brain, & You) this week in Tacoma, Enumclaw, and Redmond, WA.