The Beastie Boys get animated in Blank on Blank’s latest video based off a 1985 interview with the group.
Happy 80th Birthday to Willie Nelson who tries out to play Gandalf in this web clip from Conan.
Smoke Without Fire by Benjamin Wallace
A little company called NJOY thinks it has finally designed an electronic cigarette that doesn’t look ridiculous. But would James Dean have smoked one?
It took Dave Evans 35 days to cut and construct the 40,000 piece jigsaw puzzle for the World Record Attempt for the World’s Largest Hand-cut Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle. It only took a second for it to fall to pieces.
Starring Daniel Day-Lewis
So that happened.
Web Dreams by Josh Quittner (Wired, Nov. 1996)
Young punks and old media hacks. They’re all on the Web chasing the same dream: money, power, ego fulfillment—and the quick Sell Out. This is the story of Suck.
HA. An animated short by David Stodolny.
In 1932, Tiny Kline ziplined across Broadway supported only by her teeth in a stunt called the “iron jaw.”
Paired with a slideshow TWIST created for his 2012 mid-career retrospective at BAM / PFA.
Also, if you haven’t read it yet; Twenty People Offer Fond Memories About Barry McGee on the Occasion of his Mid-career Survey Show at the Boston ICA
On Beyond 100 by Stephen S. Hall
Our genes harbor many secrets to a long and healthy life. And now scientists are beginning to uncover them.
Sadat X and Will Tell’s online wine appreciation and review show. Also of note: Planet of the Grapes, their hip-hop wine-drinking album.
A 2.5 lb Baseball Bat at UCSC’s Campus-wide 4/20 Smoke Out.
Would’ve preferred the Gummi Bears dude singing this…