Crashing the Proms

And while we’re on the topic of Royal Albert Hall… this is just insane. This dude went from playing in the NY subway, to performing at the Proms Festival.

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Here’s to better flags

Happy (belated) flag day! Whether you like it or not, know it or not, terrible flags are all around us. Let’s make the world a better place, one flag at a time.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

The more I learn about this place, the more magical it becomes.

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The Mastery of Robin Williams

Robin Williams was a genius, but he was also a dedicated craftsman who explored how an actor could express character through movement.

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Sinatra & Jobim

I don’t think the camera can handle this much class! Two legends right here.

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Spielberg’s Long Takes

There are a lot of YouTube channels that discuss and analyze film content, story, plot, character, etc. But hugely lacking out there is any analysis of film form itself. That is, the technique of using motion picture and sound as an artistic medium. The following YouTube channel ‘Every Frame a Painting’ brilliantly bridges this gap. 

 

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Auld Lang Syne

How did this random Scottish folk song become the soundtrack of New Year’s Eve? It’s an interesting story.

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