Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are, RIP

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 08, 2012
We lost another legend this week, with the passing of Where the Wild Things Are author Maurice Sendak early this morning. He was 83. Sendak illustrated over 100 books and authored over 20 more, but it was his 1963 landmark illustrated book, Where the Wild Things Are, and his character Max, that made Sendak one of the most famed authors of children's literature ever.

Maurice Sendak to release new book, "Bumble-Ardy"

Juxtapoz // Saturday, April 02, 2011
Maurice Sendak is back! One of the greatest children's authors is set to release his first book in 30 years, a book he authored and illustrated titled, "Bumble-Ardy." If that sounds familar, it's because it is based on a character Sendak developed in 1971 for Sesame Street, a short that Jim Henson produced. More information after the jump . . .

Spike Jonze directs Arcade Fire's "The Suburbs"

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Over the past 6 years, there hasn't been a "band" that has grabbed the international mega-band-but-still-artistic label quite like Arcade Fire, and there hasn't really been a filmmaker that has grabbed the indie-but-not-really-but-can-still-show-my-roots label quite like Spike Jonze. Spike was in our 100th issue last year, and we always like to see what he has going on, and in this case, its a video for the title track of the Arcade Fire's The Suburbs album. Watch it after the jump. . .

Be There: Dave Eggers x Spike Jonze Signing and Talk Tomorrow Night

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 13, 2010
Two of our favorite people, author (and now illustrator) Dave Eggers and filmmaker Spike Jonze (Juxtapoz #100), will grace LA’s Family bookstore tomorrow evening with a double book-signing and Q&A, along with a performance by Aska, the band who composed all music for Jonze’s short film I’m Here. If you know what's good for you, be there.

Spike Jonze x Arcade Fire Working on Short Film

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 12, 2010
A spokesperson for Spike Jonze confirms that the visionary director “will be in Austin shooting a short film which is a collaboration with Arcade Fire.” The short involves teenage friends growing apart.

Spike Jonze’s I’m Here released today

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 19, 2010
Remember all the hype surrounding Spike Jonze's new short robot love film, I'm Here? Well, the 30-minute film is now available in its entirety online.   Read More...  

Win Tickets to Screenings of Spike Jonze's New Film, I'm Here

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 11, 2010
We already introduced Spike Jonze's new 30-minute short I'm Here. Simply put, the film is about robot love and features British actor ‘du jour’ Andrew Garfield (Boy A, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus) and we're giving you a chance to get your hands on some tickets to the secret pop-up screenings.

New Spike Jonze Short x Book: I'm Here

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 26, 2010
It’s all about Sundance it seems. Coinciding with the premier of his new short film at the Sundance Film Festival, Spike Jonze’s (Juxtapoz #100) I’m Here is a short treat.

Signing x Talk with Spike Jonze for Making Where the Wild Things Are Book

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Heads On and We Shoot: The Making of Where the Wild Things Are is a book about err…the making if this movie you may have heard of called Where the Wild Things Are. Director Spike Jonze (Juxtapoz #100) will be present to sign copies and for a Q&A.

The Technology Behind The Wild Things

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 05, 2009
Perhaps you’ve heard of a film by the name of Where the Wild Things Are? Chances are, if you have seen the new film, you asked yourself: How did they get Carol’s (or any of the other character’s) face so emotive? Didn’t they use real humans in costumes for the wild things? Hear director Spike Jonze talk about getting technological with the Wild Things.
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