This is a video of Jeremy 'Balloon Man' Telford recreating a corner of Bilbo Baggins' hobbit hole Bag End out of 2,600 balloons over the span of three days. He does a good job. Sure if I had been involved it would have been way more detailed, but I wasn't invited to participate. You swallow ONE too many balloons and have to go to the hospital to get your stomach pumped and all of a sudden you're a liability. Just be thankful I don't have a balloon sword right now, mister.
Hit the jump for a time-lapse of the build.
Thanks to Nate, who took the time to tell me he's actually scared of balloons because he's always afraid they're gonna pop. Ahahahahahhaha, sissy! (Me too though is the thing)
This is a series of memorable scenes from the Lord of the Rings trilogy imagined in a stained glass style by DeviantARTist breathing2004 (aka Jian Guo). They're all beautifully done, and if I found a magic lamp right now I'd probably use a wish to live inside one of them. The... / Continue →
This is the 50,000+ piece diorama of Lord Of The Ring's elf haven Rivendell built by LEGOManiacs Blake Baer and Jack Bittner. The 30" x 40" piece weighs 120 pounds and took over 600 years to build. Well, that's just my guesstimate, but I've never lost one of those 'guess how ... / Continue →
Remember last week's Dark Tower/Eye of Sauron LEGO build? Well it turns out it traveled with friends to the 2011 Brickcon. These are them, starting with an absolutely massive (like me) Minas Tirith. I posted a couple more pictures after the jump, but you'll have to check out... / Continue →