Archive for January, 2010

Here is a hilarious clip of the classic Curious George childhood story read and interpreted by the brilliant mind of film maker Werner Herzog. Perhaps what I love most about this reading is the echo of sentiment I felt as a young boy when I was first introduced to the story of Curious George. I […]

A piece of art that sells itself on ebay every 7 days. Title: A Tool to Deceive and Slaughter Year: 2009 Artist: Caleb Larsen Dimensions: 8″x8″x8″ Medium: Acrylic, custom electronics, programming, internet connection, online auction. Description: This object perpetually attempts to sell itself on eBay. According to the ebay listing, (available  here), “A Tool to Deceive […]

Banksy, street artist extraordinaire, has made a movie called Exit Through The Gift Shop. The trailer doesn’t reveal much of the movie, but since watching Banksy’s misadventures would be interesting regardless, it’s a winner for sure. The movie premieres today at Sundance. (via Kitsune Noir)

Great short video ad for The Pump, a restaurant based in NYC. Definitely a stop during my next trip, especially if the restaurant is as amusing as this ad. (via Kitsune Noir)

As I gear up to host a small wine tasting/nonprofit education session for my friends, I thought it would be a great idea to start a weekly post about nonprofits. Especially since I think that the two activities yield great comparative potentials against one another. Typically, both wine and philanthropy are seen as elitist activities in which only the rich could indulge. They’re not. They both seem esoteric and indomitable. They’re not. Most importantly, they are so often relegated to rare instances in life. But they shouldn’t be.

One of the greatest features on Wikipedia is the indexing of amazing categories that you wouldn’t be able to find anywhere else. Our Great Country is comprised of fifty states, each with their own splendor. State nicknames offer a great chance to see how legislators (or whoever it is that decides what to put on […]

I first watched this back in 2003 and it still makes me laugh.