[NOTE: My kids and I started a summer writing challenge: using a word or general theme to create some piece of writing each week. My 10-year-old suggested, “pineapple” and the following is my contribution.] Wendy didn’t remember when it started. She only knew the story, one that her family liked to tell to just about
Aug(De)Mented Reality by Hombre_McSteez on YouTube. Found at This is Colossal.
More videos at Action Movie Kid ~ Talk about raising the bar for editing home movies.
Cat Raptor by We Are Camera Studio ~Context is everything.
Our house elf lets his hair down with Christmas approaching.
~ My kids don’t care for Sesame Street, but I’m nostalgic for that theme song. And while I’m more of a Jimmy Kimmel fan than Jimmy Fallon, this particular clip made me smile. The Roots and muppets playing simple instruments (and rapping!)? What’s not to like?
~ Convos with my Two Year Old, Season 2, Episode 1 (as I chant, “please don’t jump the shark, please don’t jump the shark”…)
We have officially passed the one year mark in our Massachusetts house and have signed a lease for another 12 months. Not a week goes by where I don’t miss the relative luxury we lived in while in Northern Colorado, but it’s getting better. If Colorado was my fat pants in terms of mind-numbing comfort
Prefunerale Luigi Virgillito from Ground’s Oranges on Vimeo. ~ A pre-funeral celebration, parodying 18th birthday vanity videos popular in Southern Italy. And now that I’ve seen a few of those pre-diciottesimo videos this is so much better in every possible way. It’s weird, has great imagery, and shows that Americans haven’t cornered the market on narcissism in a
Breaking Bad as American Gothic by Milbo. I’ve gone on a full blown Netflix bender over the last few days, staying up to nearly 1 AM each morning in my attempt to squeeze every possible episode of Breaking Bad into the shortest amount of time possible. It’s a good thing I just gave the show a
~ Now this is a good ad (and a good beer).
~ Me thinks this is a vast improvement to the original version.
~ Episode 8
~ Episode 7, Convos with my 2 year old
~ Episode 6
~ Episode 5.
~ This will become the first video series I have ever subscribed to!
~ I should have watched this years ago. Could have saved myself from many embarrassing dining experiences.
~ I read a Tweet recently where someone said if they were going to wear a computer on their face they would pick Apple as the designer and not Google. I think I’ll pass on both options, thanks!
~ While not a big fan of cat videos, this one is good. Most memorable quote: “Like Sisyphus I am bound to hell.”
~ I still feel that way about olives.
~ Okay. I couldn’t have a blog without a cat video or two…
Well, if you do have to lose your life’s savings while playing carnival games, I suppose a giant stuffed banana with dreadlocks isn’t the absolute worst thing you could walk away with… Photo found on Flickr from Randi805
Bless You from Philip Watts on Vimeo. ~ Achoo!
~ “…how to completely redesign and recreate something while keeping it exactly the same.” April Fool’s edition.