Out with the Old (Spaghetti Factory)

A while ago I saw a very sad sight, the removal of the trolley from inside the Seattle Waterfront's Old Spaghetti Factory. I work nearby and we were all sad to see the place go. I have memories of...

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The Audio Discourses of Epictetus

As something of a student of the Stoic Philosophers, I found this nice recording of audio Discourses of Epictetus by Julien Villeneuve on the great site archive.org.  I recommend you check it out, it's very worthwhile. Listen to it or...

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Reflections on music an nostalgia

Nostalgia is a form of depression." - Abbie Hoffman I was goofing about on the internet and saw this cool video of 1,000 people playing Nirvana's classic "Smell's Like Teen Spirit." I really dug it and was jamming to it....

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The 13 Best Cyberpunk Films

When I was in high school, a couple of decades ago, one of the major influences for my friends and I was the science fiction genre of cyberpunk. We ate that stuff up. The neon hued disutopias of William...

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Remember the King

Let freedom ring... It's more important now that ever to remember Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy.  

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Happy New Year!

Okay a little late, but Happy New Year! Hopefully it will be better than last year. My plan is to work harder on actually keeping this blog active in 2017. So figure this as the first of 2017.

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Hypnotic Film… Dubai Flow Motion

This is pretty amazing. Very hypnotic, watch it over and over again, it's well worth it. Dubai Flow Motion in 4K - A Rob Whitworth Film  

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More Time Lapse From the ISS

The other day I shared a cool set of time lapse photos taken from the International Space Station. Here's another great one, also created by the same folks, NASA and editor David Peterson, who brought us  The World Outside...

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Mesmerizing video, time lapse from the ISS

This is so beautiful. A great view of our pale blue dot taken from the International Space Station by Astronaut Don Pettit who took most of these shots from Expeditions 29, 30 and 31. Learn more on the official...

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Hodor

There is no more powerful example of how powerful fiction can be, than when a beloved fictional character dies. The emotional response is real, even if the character is not. That shows how humanity's innate sympathy and goodness. Or to...

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The Tiki, Tiki, Tiki Room

Stop the clucking mi amigos, it's time for The Enchanted Tiki Room. Why? Because it's great that's why! A nice version on Vimeo thanks to Dennis Hansen.  

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Great Short Film “Eyes Wide Open”

I love poking around on Vimeo and YouTube and checking out all the great and interesting work people are doing in out there. It is inspiring to see all the creativity out there in the world. I found the amazing...

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