nothin beats wilkins

here we have more examples of jim henson’s awesomeness. a series of commercials he did for the wilkins coffee company. it’s not a subtle knife that’s wielded here. my favorite is the one at 1.19 on the second reel. for even more awesomeness head over to the wfmu blog for some background info and a massive compilation of jim henson’s pre-sesame street commercial work.
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jim henson time piece


i recently saw this short film and had to post it. tex avery cartoons and terry gilliam animation stylee? maybe. awesomely amazing? definitely! awesome design and fashion. also – music written by don sebesky, percussion by ed shaughnessy and george devens, recorded by rudy van gelder! righteous!