Things you should be looking at.

Sunday, April 22, 2007

M.I.T. Drawing Board

Wow, this is cool.

Family Guy Steals From Simpsons



Okay, so this looks bad- but haven't these same themes played out in a LOT of family sitcoms?

Interesting anyway.

Friday, April 20, 2007

Mr. Rogers Goes to Washington

In 1969, the US Senate had a hearing on funding the proposed Corporation for Public Broadcasting, but President Nixon wanted it cut in half for the Vietnam War.



Fred Rogers was amazing. How did our cynical world ever accommodate someone so nakedly sincere?

Monday, April 16, 2007

The Landlord

Ellen sent this link.

Will Farrell and his daughter star in "The Landlord."

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Ze Frank at TED 2004



Ze Frank rose to Internet fame with his viral video How to Dance Properly, and has been a purveyor of imaginative online comedy ever since.

...In this performance, drawn from the TED2004 archive, he offers the signature blend of comedy, technology and social theory that made him our favorite philosopher comic. (Recorded February 2004 in Monterey, CA. Duration: 19:42) - More TEDTalks at http://www.ted.com


Other TED talks:
Richard Dawkins at TED2006
Malcolm Gladwell at TED2004

Monday, April 09, 2007

Peeps for Passover

The marvelous Mari sent me the link- I laughed.

Plague 2, Frogs:


Plague 8, Locusts:


Plague 10, Death of the First Born:


Go check 'em all out.

Sunday, April 08, 2007