Our Story In 1 Or 2 Minutes

After too many days filled with dreary, depressing weather and anxiety riddled, “nails to the nub” news, it was such a nice relief to see this wonderful new video uploaded by the folks at melodysheep: Our Story in 1 Minute A tapestry of footage tracing the cosmic and biological origins of our species, set to…

The Lion City

The Lion City is a gorgeous time-lapse video of the city of Singapore by Keith Loutit. The Lion City by Keith Loutit on Vimeo I want ice water. More from the Visual Treats volume

A Little Help From My Friends…

After the fairly thorough venting of my earlier post, I’m pretty much out of wise ass things to say for the day. So I thought I’d take this opportunity to post a few of the more “thoughtful” images I’ve collected from Facebook. Image Sources:(for the entire set, not necessarilyfor those included here) Unlawful Humor Peace…

Terra Sacra Time Lapses

In appreciation of Father’s Day, I thought I’d reblog this gorgeous video I saw over on the Metousiosis blog: Via Earth in Timelapse “An around-the-world time lapse journey celebrating our Sacred Earth. Six years in the making… seven continents… 24 countries. … My life as a filmmaker has blessed me with the privilege of seeing…

And Hold On To The Dream…

Ten years ago I was in the dayroom of a locked psychiatric ward watching the events of September 11, 2001 unfold before my eyes on TV. It seems so odd, now, that my primary reason for being there was an inability to avoid publicly breaking down in tears… That was my last time on a…

Louis CK: Being White (via Metousiosis)

This guy is so good! But I couldn’t help being reminded of how it was to grow up, super-light skinned, with green eyes and curly blond hair, in all Black neighborhoods… Because it’s Friday… The extraordinary Louis CK speaking the unfortunate truth. NSFW. … via Metousiosis And when he was talking about the future, I couldn’t…

Meet the Medic

While searching for the “Give my creation… Life” video I used at the top of my last post, I ran across this cool little video with similar subject matter. Apparently, it’s a trailer for the latest version of a video game called Team Fortress 2. To me, it’s just plain hilarious: I want ice water.…

MORTYS

MORTYS by Bad Kidow Company is a beautifully done French language video with English subtitles. I used Google Translate to present the text from it’s Vimeo page here in English: “In the 21st century, emotional and generational conflict between mother and son in one detail … The mother is none other than Death.” Mortys is…

Maxine’s “Banister of Life”

Finally, another of those funny emails with Maxine in it! As You Slide Down the Banister of Life in 2011 Remember! 1. Jim Baker and Jimmy Swaggert have written an impressive new book. It’s called …….. ‘Ministers Do More Than Lay People’ 2. Transvestite: A guy who likes to eat, drink… And be Mary. 3.…

Your Laugh For The Day

The latest craziness from my Inbox: Your Laugh For The Day A guy stuck his head into a barbershop and asked, “How long before I can get a haircut?” The barber looked around the shop full of customers and said, “About 2 hours.” The guy left. . . . . A few days later, the…