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The Jewish Star – Rube Goldberg: Lots more than wacky machines

By Stephen Silver, JTA At the name “Rube Goldberg,” one concept instantly comes to mind: fun machines that complete simple tasks in overly complicated, humorous ways. Think a ball rolling down a long ramp that hits a series of dominoes, which hits something else, so on and so on. Nearly 50 years after his death, …

11/11/2018read more

  • The Intermountain Jewish News – Rube Goldberg comes back to life

    By Stephen Silver PHILADELPHIA — When one hears the name Rube Goldberg, one concept instantly comes to mind: those fun machines that complete simple tasks in overly complicated and humorous ways. Think a ball rolling down a long ramp that hits a series of dominoes, which hits something else, so on and so on. Nearly …

    11/10/2018 read more
  • The Reporter – Cartoonist Rube Goldberg gets first retrospective since 1970

    Cartoonist Rube Goldberg gets first retrospective since 1970 By Brian Bingaman One of the 20th century’s most prolific illustrators, Rube Goldberg is getting the comprehensive treatment for the first time since the Smithsonian presented a celebration of his work during the last year of his life. That’s according to a press release from Philadelphia’s National Museum …

    11/09/2018 read more
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