Category Archives: Art and Culture

A Totally Awesome Film

From an outsider’s perspective I realize that this video, shot over a few days during last April’s Totally Awesome Fest, probably makes Ypsi look like some kind of post-apocalyptic nightmare, but I find it really quite beautiful. I specially love the footage of Patrick and his crew walking single-file through downtown, behind a wheelbarrow full […]

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Jelly Roll Morton and the gritty origins of jazz

At some point in 1938, while employed by the Library of Congress Archive of American Folk Song to record and preserve regional American music being put at risk by popular music like jazz, music archivist Alan Lomax found himself at a Washington, DC club by the name of the Jungle Inn, one of the few […]

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Hot swapping dicks

According to what I’m reading on the internet, Mike Judge, the creator of the HBO series Silicon Valley, actually consulted with Stanford engineers when writing this scene which aired last night, in which the founders of the tech startup Pied Piper thoughtfully discuss whether or not it might be scientifically possible for a lone individuals […]

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Here’s something to keep you busy while I’m working on tonight’s post… video of Heather Locklear dancing

If I had known shit like this was going down on TJ Hooker, I would have watched… and I would have been a better man for it.

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Nicholas Cage and the inverse rapturing of a Hollywood career

According to IMDB, this apparently isn’t a joke. Nicholas Cage, like so many celebrities before him, has made the decision, instead of just announcing his retirement from acting, and drifting off quietly into obscurity, to end his epic journey through the Hollywood system with a tremendous, career-ending bang… Yes, he will be stepping into the […]

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