Darren Moreash of Harrietsfield, Nova Scotia carves astounding marionettes of rockers and counterculture characters. (As Dangerous Minds notes, Moreash's Darrionettes starred in the Cheap Trick video "I Want You for Christmas," seen below.) Check out Moreash's multitude of Darrionettes, including Cheech and Chong, Jimi Hendrix, Charles Manson, James Taylor, and many more at his Facebook page.
The Messy Nessy Cabinet of Chic Curiosities has a great retrospective on the full radical history of this unique and uniquely wonderful art-and-food collective Bread and Puppet Theatre: Bread & Puppet is founded on the central principle that art should be as basic as bread to life and Peter Schumann still single-handedly bakes traditional sourdough… READ THE REST
Here's the trailer for a Waffles + Mochi, a new Netflix series for kids that is executive produced by Barack and Michelle Obama. Once upon a thyme, deep in The Land of Frozen Food, lived two best friends named Waffles and Mochi with one shared dream: to become chefs! The only problem? Everything they cooked… READ THE REST
Weinerville was a surreal puppet and live action variety show for kids (although not really) that aired on Nickelodeon for two seasons from 1993 to 1994. (The show was created by puppeteer and actor Marc Weiner who went on to voice the also-odd Swiper the Fox character on Dora the Explorer.) After the series was… READ THE REST
I consider myself a beer person. My go-to order at the bar is a Miller High Life or Stella Artois. I know the difference between an ale and a lager, and I frequent the local microbrewery. It's not that I only like beer; I just haven't found another drink I like quite as much. Granted,… READ THE REST
Did you know that 2020 was a surprisingly good year for tablet sales? After several years of stagnant growth and losing business to the creep of incrementally bigger smartphones, the tablet market saw a pretty serious explosion during the pandemic. In fact, tablet sales were up almost 14 percent in 2020. If you're in the market… READ THE REST
As we continue in our technological march toward Rosie the Robot, we quietly reached a major milestone in that revolution in just the last few years. We've been manufacturing robots to handle all kinds of household tasks for a while now. We have vacuuming robots, for instance. We also have mopping robots. But until recently,… READ THE REST