The Scarecrow is gorgeous!

Sure, it might be a subtle ad for Chipotle, and yes, it’s also an ad for an app of the same name, but The Scarecrow is flat-out gorgeous. Released less than a week ago, the video already has more than 4 million views on YouTube, so I feel a little late to the party. However, this is one of the best animated shorts I’ve seen all year, and it’s certainly better than the new Mickey Mouse shorts (a la Ren & Stimpy). Enjoy!

Jamie is a publishing/book nerd who makes a living by wrangling words together into some sense of coherence. He's the founder and owner of The Roarbots and also a contributor to Syfy Wire,, and GeekDad. On top of that, he hosts The Great Big Beautiful Podcast, which celebrates creativity in popular culture, science, and technology by talking to a wide variety of people who contribute to it.

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