Feb 29, 2012  •  In Entertainment, Personal

“Why do we continue to watch this?”

Being the parents of two young girls, J and I have very little time to watch TV. So when we do get the time to catch up on our favorite shows, it is not uncommon for one of us to ask the other, “Why do we continue to watch this show again?” Let me explain. […]

Feb 28, 2012  •  In Entertainment, Infographics, Movies

The “Memento” Timeline, Visualized

I was first introduced to the genius of writer and director Christopher Nolan through his 2000 film Memento. A man suffering from anterograde amnesia who must take Polaroids of everything just to get by. An unsolved murder. And two timelines, one playing chronologically while the other presents backwards, eventually meeting in the middle at the end of the […]

Feb 27, 2012  •  In Art/Design, Cute, Entertainment, Geek, Star Wars

‘Star Wars’ + ‘Up’ = WIN

This mashup by illustrator James Hance (previously featured on this blog for his Wookie the Pooh pieces) is too adorable not to share. Titled “Someone Who Loves You,” this sweet painting features Up‘s Carl Fredricksen and his wife Ellie as Han and Leia from Star Wars. Prints will be available Tuesday on Hance’s website. Via io9.

Feb 17, 2012  •  In Blogging, Entertainment, Funny, NYC, Sports, Twitter

Friday Brain Dump (Basketball Edition)

1. Did you know that you can embed Tweets? Just mouseover the tweet I have embedded below. Notice that the tweet is “live,” meaning that all the links (such as the “Follow” button) clickable and functional. So they’re watching Knicks in Taipei but I can’t get the game.#iliveheredammit — Jerry Seinfeld (@JerrySeinfeld) February 16, 2012 […]