Apple's QuickTime Version 1.0 CD-ROM (1990) came with this peculiar video called "Spoon Man." The 37-second long clip features actor Mark Petrakis as "Spoon Man." He is dressed in a cloak with many cereal boxes attached to it, a pirate eye patch, a very tall, funky hat, and is holding a giant wooden spoon, which is also sporting an eye patch. This video becomes increasingly funnier and more absurd the more you re-watch it. The clip is meant to demonstrate the software's audio and video encoding abilities.
Are You at Risk? Is a Blockbuster training video from 1990 that instructs employees on how to handle injuries in the store as well as how to help people who have come in contact with hazardous materials. The nearly intolerable levels of mundanity in this safety video make it simultaneously interesting to me. The training… READ THE REST
Burning Man 1997: An ABC Nightline Investigation gives an inside look at what the annual Burning Man festival was like in '97, when it was just a little over a decade old. One dude in the video says that Burning Man is the "last cool thing" left to do, and another festival goer calls it… READ THE REST
100Bombs Studios surgically edited bits from the 1990s animated Spider-Man series to recreate the new Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer as a cartoon. It's absolutely fantastic and kinda compelling to me than the original trailer below: READ THE REST
For what it's worth, the past year and a half have given you a lot of opportunities to buy some really cool stuff for your desk setup. Maybe it came up in your targeted ads while you spent hours of the day scrolling, or maybe it was an anxiety purchase. Whatever the case may be,… READ THE REST
Owning a dog can be one of the most rewarding experiences. However, if you're someone who has owned one, you've undoubtedly figured out just how challenging taking care of your four-legged friend can be – despite the happiness it can share. A wealth of information on how to best raise and train your dog is… READ THE REST
Before COVID, we used minimal social media to post about cats and our kids. Now, social is a hotspot for viral dances, serious political discussions, and goofy Karen videos the world licks their chops in anticipation for. If you're going to record yourself or someone else being a complete goon, you better have the right… READ THE REST