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Charlie Brown's favorite jazz pianist

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Why do we love A Charlie Brown Christmas? Vince Guaraldi, that's why. (Cuepoint)

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The strange history of Disney's cyber-psychedelic "Computers Are People Too"

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The cult favorite documentary was produced to promote Tron's release, featuring a trippy plot and the strangest computer graphics this side of SIGGRAPH -- and it quickly became a staple of the LA club scene as visual accompaniment for whatever was floating your boat that night.

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'Food Warriors' NYC street eats video tutorial: a season finale on Nostrand Avenue

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The Food Warriors, aka Dallas Penn and Rafi Kam, ride the A-train from uptown in Harlem to Bed Stuy out in Brooklyn.

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Meet Jeff: mockumentary/biopic about a giant, killer robot who plays himself

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Meet Jeff is a Wired web-series that's a mockumentary about a robot actor called Jeff 1000 who has been given his own biopic, starring Summer Glau.

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Mystery of creepy 1970s Sesame Street clip solved

- I didn't truly appreciate what a miracle is YouTube til I realized how many half-remembered Sesame Street sketches, songs and puppet shows from my grainy, nostalgic childhood could be found there. Play video

Features

Fresh Fest '84

This week's Hip Hop Family Tree strip features the first national rap music tour, the Swatch Watch New York City Fresh Fest `84, by Ed Piskor. Read the rest