Chris Nichols of LA Magazine interviewed Paul Reubens, creator of Pee-wee Herman, about his big Los Angeles adventures. And don't forget, Pee-wee’s Big Holiday premieres on Netflix today.
Walgreen’s: The flagship store at Sunset and Vine is the place to decompress from nature. It is extremely special. They are open 24 hours, they have a greeter, they have flowers, and they have sushi displayed on this incredible artificial ice. It’s unbelievable and absolutely a destination. In the beauty department they have scented oil in the most insane scents like riding crop, bubble gum, and fresh baked bread. I’ve never bought one, and I don’t know what you would do with it. Maybe you can put it on a light bulb and have your whole house smell like a barn. I’ve never been there in the middle of the night, but it’s a goal of mine to set the alarm for 4 a.m. and see who’s shopping in there.
The real menace in “Jurassic Park” wasn’t a T-Rex or any other dinosaur. Turns out it was Pee-wee Herman! Enjoy Pixel Riot’s meticulously rotoscoped mashup of “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure” and “Jurassic Park,” aka “Pee-wee’s Jurassic Adventure.” Absolute genius! They write: I wanted to see what would happen if I spliced Pee Wee into Jurassic Park. […]
The secret word of the day is: Marathon. As in, IFC is hosting an 24-hour marathon of Pee-wee’s Playhouse on Thanksgiving. Aaaarggghhhhh! (That was me screaming real loud.) Starting at 6 AM, you’ll be able to watch every single episode of this quirky TV cult classic, from “Ice Cream Soup” to “Accidental Playhouse.” Do note […]
Using old toothbrushes, nutrition facts, electronics, vintage beer pull tabs, light bulbs and other junk, pop artist Jason Mecier has created a portrait of Pee-wee Herman. According to Pee-wee himself, some of the materials Mecier used were inspired by the pop culture icon’s first film, Pee-wee’s Big Adventure. The toothbrushes? Those were prompted by the […]
Whether you’re using them for next-level selfies or steady tracking shots, gimbals are a must for anyone who wants to maximize the potential of these powerful smartphone cameras we’re all carrying around. But those smartphones are also supposed to be portable, and let’s face it: Gimbals tend to offset that advantage. Weighing in at just […]
It’s too hot for yard sales, but hey: The internet is here for you. Here are the top ten deals on some of the Boing Boing Store’s best gear, just in time for summer. It’s everything from grills to security cameras to MacBook Pros, and they might be as low as they’re ever going to […]
When it comes to getting stats and ideas across quickly, there’s still nothing like a good slide presentation. But the critical word here is “good” – not 20 slides all thrown together with the same stock PowerPoint template. Whether it’s a crucial pitch for a new business or a quarterly report, Slideshop can be a […]