Published June 14, 2010 by Graham
The epic ride that has been We Love You So simply cannot be done justice in bullet-point form, but we’ll give it a shot anyway. Here are some great memories from these past 14 months–and 1000 posts–for you to revisit in our absence:
Skating with Mark Gonzales: rad photos form Spike’s shoebox
Scoring with Carter Burwell and then mixing at Skywalker Ranch
A homemade Max costume – the first of many
The many Wild Thing inspired pastries and bento box arrangements
A list of literature’s Top 10 Rascals – hotly contested in the British press
Quilts, murals and chalk drawings
Wild Things skate decks!
Hidden gems from childhood heroes like Mr. Rogers, The Muppets and Richard Scarry
Brilliant images from Max’s dad, Shawn Records
Spike’s bank commercials with a sumo wrestler and Brad Pitt
A crazy music video for Japanese band Sour and then an interview explaining how they made it
Behind the scenes on a BBC sitcom with Spike, David Cross and Will Arnett
A visit to Maurice Sendak’s house, and plenty of looks back at the author’s life and interviews about his views on childhood
Comic Con ‘09, where the movie’s promotion began and we got to know Max Records
Kanye West in We Were Once a Fairytale– and the behind the scenes drama
I’m Here, the bittersweet robot love story: from the shoot to Sundance to the Opening Ceremony collaborations and its worldwide premiere
Tributes to cinematic classics like Ratcatcher, Time Bandits and The Neverending Story
Interviews with amazing artists like Tao Lin, Matt Furie, Miguel Arteta, Ray Tintori, Edith Zimmerman, Jordan Crane and Vanessa Dualib
More Where the Wild Things Are food – this time, fruit
The pandemonium in Spike’s music video for LCD Soundsystem
A visit with graphic design great Geoff McFetridge
The WTWTA pop-up shop at Space 15 Twenty
Literary coverage on books you might not have read yet, from Nabokov to postmodern comic epics to hard-hitting journalism!
Where the Wild Things Ought to Be: a photoshop contest!
The demise of an infamous production office sofa
Forts, forts and more forts!
Olympia Le-Tan’s beautiful books
Bringing Where the Wild Things Are around the world! Japan! Madrid! Italy!
And then of course there are the hundreds of artists and musicians and writers who’ve inspired us along the way– go back through the archvies and rediscover them whenever you feel lonely! We’ll always have these moments, and one day we will meet again.