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, …

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 …

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 …

Ad Age – KESHA’S MARCH FOR OUR LIVES VIDEO GOES ON REPEAT TO HIGHLIGHT THE ‘VICIOUS CYCLE’ OF GUN VIOLENCE

By Ann-Christine Diaz. Published on October 12, 2018. Whether or not your life has been directly touched by gun violence, it’s likely you’ve endured that seemingly endless loop in which the school shootings, the news reports, the mourning and the varied responses from politicians and protesters play on repeat. Once the fervor around one incident dies down, you’re …

The Dartmouth – Rube Goldberg machine to be built in the Collis Center

Rube Goldberg machine to be built in the Collis Center by Anne George | 11/5/18 3:00am   By 2020, two design and engineering students hope to have made campus a little happier. Julia Huebner ’20 and Sophie Frey ’20 formed the Collis Wall Project earlier this term to build a piece of public art in the form of a Rube …