The 2014 National Rube Goldberg Machine Contest College-level WINNERS (Purdue) and their machine that ZIPS A ZIPPER appear live on Jimmy Kimmel.
This Rube Goldberg music video for OK GO’s song This Too Shall Pass, created by Syyn Labs, has over 40M views and counting!
Kinetic artist Joseph Herscher builds RGM’s for a living. His “Page Turner” Rube Goldberg Machine was featured in The New York Times and his website has many more: www.josephherscher.com.
The ultimate hardcore, athletic freerunning/parcour-style Rube Goldberg machine — built in France, sponsored by Red Bull. Jason Paul is another potential person to help w/the film. Especially when it comes to BIG, special effect set-pcs and stunt work.
Inspired by OK Go’s RGM music video, 7-year-old Audri our youngest RGM Hall of Famer.
Even monks in Tibet build their own Rube Goldberg machine, in total silence.
In Japan, a Rube Goldberg Machine that makes Ramen and serves it.
One of the first TV advertising uses of Rube Goldberg Machines, from Honda.
Charlie Chaplin — a good friend of Rube’s — included this RGM in his 1936 film, Modern Times.
Pee Wee’s Rube Goldberg breakfast Machine opens Pee Wee’s Great Adventure. Rube Goldberg was cited as one of Tim Burton’s biggest influences in his MOMA retrospective, 2009-2010.
Family Guy’s homage to Pee Wee’s homage to Rube.
“The Truffle Shuffle” — a much loved Rube Goldberg Machine from Spielberg’s classic movie.
Two DJ’s in Canada build an elaborate Rube Goldberg Machine that runs through an entire house to make a “Tuna Melt”.
Trailer for a never released documentary on the annual Rube Goldberg Machine Contest.
A quick biographical overview by Eric Haines.
Rube draws a perpetual motion machine in this 1940 commercial.
Rube drawing (and attempting to act) in this 1937 film with Jack Benny
Rare footage from a 1924 Pathe newsreel of Rube drawing animation for his sons, Thomas and George.