Julien Nitzberg's short (10 minute) documentary on comedian Patton Oswalt is out today, via Thrash Lab. Ashton Kutcher executive produced, but don't worry, it's still great. I've written previously about Nitzberg's film, "The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia," which I thought was a terrific film.
When I was a youngster, my mom wouldn't buy me Stretch Armstrong because she insisted his rubbery skin would tear and the gooey gel inside would get all over everything. (She probably wasn't wrong.) Now that I've shared my childhood disappointment, watch this video starring Stretch: (Thanks, UPSO!) READ THE REST
Andre Antunes turned video of an Arizona preacher speaking in tongues into the toasting vocals for a Ska jam. "No pitch-correction/autotune software was used. Video was not sped up or slowed down either," Antunes writes. The song, featuring the Midnight Brass, is titled "Casinos will be churches." I think "Glossolia" would be a great name… READ THE REST
On Friday at San Diego's La Jolla Cove, a person trying to grab a photo of a napping sea lion apparently got too close and annoyed the animal. It quickly waddled off toward the water with another following as beachgoers scattered in fear. "People should be cautious and keep their space at a reasonable distance,"… READ THE REST
It may seem evident that acquiring non-verbal communication skills will benefit you and those you care about. So why aren't more of us learning American sign language (ASL)? Though it isn't taught as frequently as spoken languages, knowing ASL, even at a beginner level, could significantly impact your life. There are plenty of reasons to… READ THE REST
Summer is beloved by most people as the greatest season. With just a single trip to the beach or even to a local park, it's easy to see why. The warm weather and time off from work and school make real life that much more bearable. That's why the summer stands alone as a time… READ THE REST
Life's expensive these days, which likely means you've picked up an extra side hustle or two. And while that's great for your bank account, it's not so great for your home since putting aside time to clean has dropped to the bottom of your to-do list. When it comes to cleaning your kitchen, bathroom, and wherever else, efficiency… READ THE REST