This short stop-action video is strangely mesmerizing and oddly enjoyable — perfect for a Monday morning, no?

This little film has actually earned short-film Oscar buzz.  It’s the brainchild of PES, a guy who works for an ad agency by day and moonlights as a short filmmaker.  ”I haven’t figured out exactly where this fascination comes from, but it’s sort of embedded in my sense of humor,” the 40-year-old filmmaker told Wired. “I’ll see something in an object and think it looks like something else. It’s just something my brain does naturally.”

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