Stop-motion animation and The Macalope

In this just-before-the-iPad-is-released edition of the Macworld podcast, I talk with two very special guests. The first is my daughter. She asks questions about one of our favorite pastimes—stop-motion animation—and I answer them. I’m then joined by Macworld’s urbane ungulate, the Macalope, to discuss the state of Apple punditry, the iPad, and animal husbandry.

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Show Notes

The basis for our talk about stop-motion animation is my recently published Create Stop-Motion Animation article. If you have kids, a Mac, and a camcorder or digital still camera, creating these jittering movies will become one of your favorite family activities. If you’re a kid at heart, ditto.

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