Archive for October, 2011
Monday, October 31st, 2011 by Sean
Friday, October 28th, 2011 by Sean
“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.”
— Henry Miller, novelist, painter, journeyman, lover of the Sur
Thursday, October 27th, 2011 by Sean
Think the Keyboard Cat meme got played out months ago? Clearly, you didn’t anticipate this:
Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 by Nimesh
The Northern Lights have been making their way further and further south, guys. You know what that means, right? You know what we have to do. HIDE YOUR WOMEN AND LOAD UP YOUR GU–what’s that? Completely harmless? Simply really, really gorgeous? Oh! Well in that case, let’s just watch them!
Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 by Nimesh
There’s a pretty adorable video floating around of a kid learning Darth Vader is Luke’s father on the youtubes, but as we were more E.T. kids than Star Wars kids in our household, this one hit a little closer to home.
Monday, October 24th, 2011 by Sean
The Muppets have been in the limelight a little more than usual in the past months and they’re just getting started. Evidently, there’s a little backlash from the Muppet purists out there. It turns out some folks can indeed have too much of some of the goodest things of all time doing slightly untoward (read: flatulent) things. We’re not among them. Here’s the Swedish Chef with this week’s joke:
Friday, October 21st, 2011 by Sean
You may recall these sounds from Ghost World. Fear not! The visuals are reminiscent of nothing. Dance away, it’s Friday.
Thursday, October 20th, 2011 by Sean
Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 by Sean
Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 by Sean
Bemoaning the aging process is an especially futile endeavor of which we’re already or soon to be guilty. We all fear death, but to spend one nanosecond of life begrudging its inevitability is to waste the most precious and finite time with which we’re all blessed. It seems that most of the problem stems from the fact that we’re almost all afraid of dying. More often than not, there are ever-publicized reminders that we don’t have to be, that we should savor every moment, adventure through every avenue. Carpe diem!
The most recent reminder of note is surely Fauja Singh. At 100 and a half years of age, Singh completed a marathon in Toronto on his Guru-given legs this past Sunday. The feat wasn’t one world record — it was eight.
How’d he do it? A healthful combination of tea, toast, curry and feeling forever young.