"Missed Connections: 'Was that your limb? – w4m'" is a wonderful animated short by Patrick Dias with narration taken from a purportedly real Craigslist Missed Connections posting but recontextualized into a vignette about a spaceship pilot.
How am I just finding out that it was *The Pointer Sisters* that sang the vocals for the pinball counting song on Sesame Street?! I'm shook! [Someone please revoke my Gen-X card, thank you.] I also just learned that the "Pinball Number Count" (its proper name) has 11 different animated segments. And that number one… READ THE REST
Montreal tattoo artist Phil Berge tattooed dozens of people with slightly different artwork to create fantastic flipbook-style animations. Above, Snoopy dancing his iconic dance. Below, the result of Berge tattooing 76 people to create a a scene from Betty Boop's Snow White (1933). I appreciate that so many folks put skin in the game to… READ THE REST
Since October is right around the corner, I thought I'd share one of my favorite spooky vintage cartoons. Mickey Mouse – The Haunted House is a 7-minute cartoon from 1929. In this classic, a very frightened Mickey Mouse has to navigate a haunted house full of skeletons, a grim reaper, and other creepy surprises. I… READ THE REST
Staying hydrated is no joke — in fact, up to 75% of people are chronically dehydrated, according to this Good Morning America report. And while there seems to be bottled water available just about anywhere these days, forking up a dollar or two each time you need some H20 can really add up. Drinking enough… READ THE REST
Every coffee lover knows that nothing beats a freshly brewed pot of joe. It's the drink millions of Americans have settled on as their pick-me-up of choice for their morning, mid-day, and even at night. No matter when you like to enjoy your brew, you should never have to compromise on coffee quality. You won't… READ THE REST
As the summer fades, it's become painfully clear that we spent less time doing the things we love and more time burning the candle at both ends at the office, having severe anxiety over all things COVID, and just generally wasting time. If you missed out on summer, including a few extra rounds of golf,… READ THE REST