Weak Sauce About Nothing

Salsa débil sobre nada!

Flash Artist Feature: Joel Veitch

For the unsavvy, this is the British guy who runs www.rathergood.com and is a member of the B3ta group. He is the mind behind the sponge monkey ads that Quiznos used to run. “We love the suuuuubs. . .”

Kind of a creepy commercial

Joel’s imagry tends to be pretty rough and it gives it that “cut out of a magazine and pasted onto construction paper” feel. Early on in his work the mouths of his subjects wouldn’t move in sync with the words they were supposed to be saying, he would opt to just have the mouths opening and closing rapidly or slowly depending on the speed of the audio. Rather than looking incomplete or lazy, it actually gives his work another level of creepiness. Love or hate the subjects, or his Flash work, he’s right up there when it comes to obscurity, imagination, and musical talent. My favorite peice is “seepage” baby seals, can you feel it?


March 3, 2008 - Posted by | Don't taze me bro, Music, Weak Sauce About Nothing | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


  1. Are you fucking kidding me? I hate that guy and God hates you for liking him. That is all.

    Comment by jackwaste | March 10, 2008 | Reply

  2. I think his work is sheer genius! We like the moon still makes me laugh after all these years, and the website is full of good, original ideas. he is brilliant. unique…and one of th best things on the web!!!1

    Comment by Mary | March 15, 2008 | Reply

  3. I agree-a wonderful person and a great talent.I am saddened to see the first post-which is pointless and offensive.

    Comment by ellie | August 2, 2008 | Reply

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