Rube Goldberg, Anyone?

January 12, 2008 | By | 5 Replies More

I really do enjoy these displays of gadgetry. Quite clever. I just wish I could read the little notes at the end of each episode–I assume I’m missing a good joke.


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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. Dan Klarmann says:

    Marvellous example of Goldbergery. Like the 2002 Honda Ad:

    Made entirely from parts of the featured vehicle and shot in a single take.

  2. Marlon says:

    Rube Goldberg contraptions aren't my favorite entertainment, but this one did have some imaginative mechanisms. Really though, this guy needs a girlfriend.

  3. Marlon says:

    Come to think of it, maybe that is what the message is. "Slightly obsessive guy seeks easily amused woman."

  4. Erich Vieth says:

    But Marlon, maybe a WOMAN built all of these cool devices, making her the perfect catch for gadget-obsessed guys.

    And no, I'm not willing to take any bets that a woman actually built these devices, but it's possible . . .

  5. random guy says:

    Its from a japanese show called Pythagoras Switch, the words at the end are just the title of the show. I think they use these as segue from commercial breaks.

    They also made this funny little bit:

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