~ 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?
By BJ Schwartz from Citizen Schwartz. ~ This is a rabbit hole I’m not sure I want to go down. Found at Laughing Squid.
~ Brilliantly silly. Found at Laughing Squid.
~ I just sent my daughter off on her first day of Kindergarten. Gee, I wonder why this video appeals to me right now?
~ A dinosaur chasing after unsuspecting, but targeted, people on TV. How am I supposed to work with stuff like this available at the click of a button? Oh, Japan. You had me at The Tale of Genji and I continue to love you more and more. Found at Laughing Squid. Part Two:
~ Any research that involves attaching LEDs to snails has to be good! Found at Colossal. Related articles VIDEO: Snails move quicker than thought (bbc.co.uk)
~ Green Day plays the album Dookie live in celebration of its release 20 years ago. If you’ve got a spare 37 minutes it’s worth a listen. Related articles Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ Documentary Due in October (rollingstone.com)
~ Pink Floyd and animation from Aardman Animations? Some of my favorite things. Now to figure out how to hear this radio drama on August 26. Found at Laughing Squid. Related articles Aardman animates Pink Floyd trailer (bbc.co.uk)
~ Now this is a good ad (and a good beer).
~ Wealthy businessman builds an unapproved faux mountain on the roof of his penthouse apartment in Beijing. Given the time and money spent on its construction, it may be more durable than the building itself. Related articles Doctor ordered to demolish ‘mountain’ built atop penthouse apartment in Beijing (photoblog.nbcnews.com)
~ Me thinks this is a vast improvement to the original version.
~ Episode 7, Convos with my 2 year old
~ Episode 6
~ Episode 5.