Father / Son Supervillain World Control Panel Build

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Father / Son Supervillain World Control Panel Build

Those of you who have been following the progress of Steve Lodefink’s World Control Panel in our last two Flickr pool roundups (1, 2) will enjoy these videos of the completed panel in action. So, too, will almost everyone else. The uppermost vid has a truly rockin’ soundtrack (which I would be grateful to have someone identify), and the one immediately above features Steve’s son, Harlan, explaining the operation of the panel with all the diabolical enthusiasm one would expect from a promising young supervillain. And Steve’s photo set has some great details on the build itself. [via Boing Boing]

12 thoughts on “Father / Son Supervillain World Control Panel Build

  1. Anonymous says:

    the original song, I believe, can be found here: http://www.finkbuilt.com/blog/garage-surf-motivational/

  2. Jon Hendrickson says:

    Shazam identifies it as “Don’t Be Scared” by Ultramagnetic MCs.

    1. Anonymous says:

      It looks like The Ultramagnetic MC’s found, and sampled the same motivational speaker record that I did. However, jrossetti has it right. I recorded that song myself.


      – Steve

      1. Jon Hendrickson says:

        Interesting; Shazam must have sampled just at the right moment to return that erroneous result :^) Kudos on the mix!

      2. Sean Michael Ragan says:

        Outstanding. Thanks, Steve. On my ‘pod now.

  3. Anonymous says:

    100% pure fun awesome

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