Video Of The Day: Caine’s Arcade

Caine’s Arcade” from Nirvan Mullick on Vimeo.

In case you haven’t yet heard of Caine’s Arcade through the social media storm that’s been spreading this video this week, here’s your chance. In short, this cardboard arcade constructed by a 9-year-old boy, Caine, inside of his father’s auto parts store in Los Angeles is a real place you can visit. You can play the arcade games designed by Caine. He’ll even go as far as to feed you winning tickets by hand through a slot in the cardboard “machine.” Before October 2, Caine had only ever entertained one customer, but that one customer happened to be a filmmaker. This video documents the building of the arcade and the special project that brought attention to the arcade. If you’re impressed with Caine’s design skills and motivation, you can even donate to a college fund set up for him on the Caine’s Arcade website. When thinking of where to go in the Los Angeles area, this little boy’s arcade tops my list.