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Happy Pesach: the Fifth Cup of Passover. [video]

This week is Passover, the most significant holiday in the Jewish year. It’s my first Passover, so its traditions are pretty new to me. While searching for a YouTube video … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

The amazing solar system: what if the planets were the same distance as our Moon? [video]

Check out this awesome video from Yeti Dynamics–a YouTube channel which evidently does a lot of stuff regarding astronomy and celestial objects–and be amazed. Here we see the various planets … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Earth, “Mad Men” location (and some history): the original Benihana, 47 West 56th Street.

This is my second Mad Men Geography post (I think I’m going to create a tag for that!). The first is here. Above you see the facade of a Benihana Japanese … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · 4 Comments

Earth, “Mad Men” location: the Draper residence, 783 Park Avenue.

I love Mad Men, the AMC television series about ad execs in the 1960s. I love it. It may be the greatest show I’ve ever watched in my life, possibly even … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

A jazzy interlude: “I’ve Heard That Song Before” by Harry James. [audio/video]

I’ve had this very old song in my head for several days now, not knowing precisely who performed it or how old it was, so last night I went searching … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Metal for Friday: “The Kiss of Judas” by Stratovarius. [video]

Stratovarius is a somewhat controversial band. For years power metal fans counted this outfit from Finland as one of the solid pillars of 1990s power metal along with bands like … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Metal for Friday: “Would You Love A Monsterman” by Lordi. [video]

Lordi is the European GWAR. This very fun band from Finland came to prominence in 2002 largely with this song, “Would You Love a Monsterman,” which is a wonderful send-up … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Another horrifying dose (Chapter VI) of Russian dash cam car crashes! [video]

I have no idea why, but whenever I do one of these Russian dash cam car crash articles, the blog goes crazy with views. So, in what has now become … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Happy antique Inauguration Day!

Today is an important anniversary. One hundred and one years ago today, on March 4, 1913, Woodrow Wilson was inaugurated as President of the United States. Eighty-one years ago today, … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Metal for Friday: “Return to Serenity” by Testament. [video]

Testament is one of those bands that’s been around forever and will likely be around forever. Long after the sun has burned out and the Earth is a whiff of … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · 1 Comment
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