Pee-wee’s Playhouse
RSA Animate
21 July 2010
RSA Animate illustrating a lecture by the authors of SuperFreakonomics, Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner If you find your mind wandering during lifeless lectures, then this animated lecture series might be ...
Cliché spotting
23 June 2010
www.clichespotting.com For anyone suffering with student-show-fatigue (every year the same-old same-old, re-hashed and disassembled) a handy new iphone app might help you channel your frustration. The brain-child of Pascal Raabe and Barnaby ...
Robots and Avatars
16 June 2010
Robotsandavatars.net Robots and Avatars is a brilliant project that invites today’s techno savvy young people to consider how we may present ourselves online and how we might interact with robots in ...
The Artist Is Present
8 June 2010
The Artist Is Present, Marina Abramović, 2010. This week APEngine has enjoyed scrolling through the online portraits recording Marina Abramović‘s latest performance for the Museum of Modern Art in New York. ...
Minimovies
28 May 2010
minimovies.org Minimovies is a site dedicated to showcasing a selection of bizarre episodic documentaries produced by the good folks at Submarine Channel, which handily can be viewed on a variety of ...
Pee-wee’s Playhouse
peewee.com

peewee.com

It’s Christmas in the Playhouse. And our hearts are all aglow.

26 July 1991. We thought it was the day the magic died. Paul Reubens, looking like Ted Kazcynski’s madder brother, was “arrested in Sarasota, Florida for masturbating publicly in an adult theater” (source Wikipedia).  No more Pee-wee?!

But he’s back! With a live show in LA (where else…), and doing the rounds of US chat shows. It is a little disconcerting seeing Reubens at 56 doing the Pee-wee routine, but queasiness was always part of the fun.

And fun though Tim Burton’s movie certainly is, it’s the unrestrained joy and insanity of the TV show, with lots of clips on the site… and YouTube… that we really cherish.

Friday, December 11, 2009 | Tagged with , , ,


Tell us what you're thinking...