Category Archives: Recommended Reading/Viewing

The shouting is amusing, but it’s the makeup that bothers the hell out of me

This video is terrible. I realize it’s only curling, but it’s an Olympic sport.   These are Olympic athletes. And some of them are wearing more eye and face makeup than an actress on the red carpet. It’s ridiculous. It’s … Continue reading

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The most amazing door you will ever see

And yet the remarkable functionality of the door is underscored by the designer’s apparent inability to find a floor that doesn’t sound like it’s about to collapse beneath him. The door is astounding. The choice of flooring is even more … Continue reading

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Best packaging ever

I know that Apple fans become nearly orgasmic over the packaging of the company’s products, but I don’t think there is any better packaging in the world than the packaging of Sony’s new waterproof Walkman. It’s likely to be the … Continue reading

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More airlines embracing the Spiderman Principle of Meetings and Presentations

Last week I complimented Delta airlines for their willingness to be creative in their in-flight safety video. Here are two more. Neither is as outstanding as Delta’s (both seem to try a little too hard), but they’re still very good. … Continue reading

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Self love is a battlefield. In Idaho, at least.

Brigham Young University’s satellite campus in Idaho released a motivational video encouraging students to report friends, roommates or themselves if they suspect that they are masturbating too much.   This would be bad enough, but the World War I battlefield … Continue reading

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Greatest Super Bowl commercial ever

If you lived in Savannah, Georgia, you would’ve been treated to this incredible, amazing, epic, unbelievable, spectacular, mind-blowing two-minute long masterpiece during the first local commercial break of the Super Bowl. It’s real. I checked.

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Twas the Night Before Christmas

As our holiday season draws to a close, I wanted to point this out to you. It’s a Christmas special that I watched and loved as a child and adored entitled Twas The Night Before Christmas. I showed it to … Continue reading

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I would love to play the role of Gandalf the Grey and stop trains. Just not at this moment.

I see this kind of hilarious brilliance (make sure you watch until the very end), and I think three things: I wish I had thought of that first. With my luck, I would’ve been arrested on suspicious of terrorism. Despite … Continue reading

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Apple’s “Misunderstood” is brilliant and completely unrealistic

Even though I saw the ending coming a mile away, I thought this commercial was incredibly clever. Sweet, even. Also completely unrealistic. Every time I see someone with their head buried in their phone, they are texting or playing that … Continue reading

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Cell phone crashing: Beyond even me

I have a lot of nerve. I say things that perhaps shouldn’t be said. On Saturday morning, while waiting in line, a overheard a woman tell a McDonald’s manager that the parking lot wasn’t plowed yet. In response, I told … Continue reading

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