In this 1977 episode of the BBC2 current affairs program Brass Tacks, we meet the punks of Manchester. This is the scene from which Joy Division, The Smiths, The Fall, Simply Red would emerge. During the rollicking debate, keep your eyes peeled for young John Peel and Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks.
Crispin Glover's "Clownly Clown Clown" is a far out song and music video from 1988. Glover is an actor, artist, filmmaker, author, and collector/archivist of esoterica. This video features a sexy dancing clown, creepy pig mask, strange footage of a masked woman laying in a medical chair, and Glover Himself. The song is pretty catchy… READ THE REST
Metallica released their fifth studio album in 1991. Though technically self-titled, the album is affectionately known as The Black Album, and is arguably the second-most memorable thing that Metallica contributed to popular culture, with bangers like "Enter Sandman" and "Nothing Else Matters." But the band's #1 most memorable and lasting mark on the world was… READ THE REST
Today would have been the legendary Otis Redding's 81st birthday. READ THE REST
From half-empty glasses of water to old Post-Its with doodles you don't even remember drawing, your desk has seen better days. But hey, you don't have time to deal with clutter management when you have assignments to finish, deadlines to meet, and superfluous things to fact-check on Wikipedia. We all suffer from cluttered tabletops, and… READ THE REST
Whether you're looking to learn some of today's AI systems to beef up your resume or are hoping to head on a new career path because you're so bored of your current desk job you could cry, mastering the art of machine learning may just be what the doctor ordered. Unlike a lot of other… READ THE REST
There's a lot to be said about learning a new language as an adult. Among other reasons why having an extensive vocabulary in any language is important, learning a new tongue is a perfect way to score a new job, have an impressive ice breaker, or just keep your mind fresh while learning how to… READ THE REST