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February 03, 2008

Banks As Graphic Design

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

Another gargantuan blockbuster from that unstoppable movie-production titan ... Well, I blush.

You do know to be kind, don't you?

Previous efforts can be watched here, here, here, and here.



posted by Michael at February 3, 2008


I like it!

If I had any editing skills, I'd remake it as a negative political ad. "THIS BANK says that it cares about the customer.. but is the bank working for you or working for itself?"

Posted by: JewishAtheist on February 4, 2008 2:47 PM

There's a lot of potential here -- I'm glad to see you branching out!

Posted by: Noumenon on February 4, 2008 5:06 PM


Don't be shy, MB--that was a lovely piece! Grab the credit! Stand center stage and take a bow.

If for no other reason than you managed to get footage in a few banks without being tossed out on yer keister with your phonecam confiscated, you deserve kudos. But the whole thing was nicely done.

Yay for you!

Posted by: communicatrix on February 5, 2008 2:23 AM

Hey, thanks for watching (and for sweet-natured comments). Fun to do something a little different than the usual 2Blowhards blogposting from time to time. Do you guys ever play with the EZ movie-editing programs on your computers? If so, do you enjoy it? I'm surprised by how much fun it is to use iMovie '08, despite its flaws. It makes making little vid-things amazingly accessible -- took me no more than an hour to throw the thing here together, from sitting at the computer to uploading it to YouTube. That's about as much time as I'd have spent writing the blogposting it might have been instead. So: Do I make a microvideo? Or do I do a written-out blogposting? Fun to have the option. And interesting to reflect that no one in all of history-up-till-now had this option.

Posted by: Michael Blowhard on February 5, 2008 11:19 AM

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