Santa Foo

Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters continue their roll as coolest rock band on tour right now — making yet another fan’s dream come true. Yeah this guy isn’t the best singer ever… but good on Dave and the band. And on short notice I’d say this guy nails it. More on the story here:

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Last Five Watched

1. Nightcrawler

Following the lead of Ryan Gosling in “Drive”, Jake Gyllenhaal produces and stars in this dark L.A.-based thriller. But while “Drive” was basically just a stylish but overrated artsy remake of “The Transporter”, “Nightcrawler” goes deeper, a potent satire of media sensationalism and blind ambition. Gyllenhaal gives an outstanding performance as Leo […]

Raphael, Rembrandt, Monet, Jones

Here is a great short doc on the evolution of the art of Chuck Jones…

From Every Frame a Painting

Prime Directive

Happy Amazon Prime Day – July 15 – Exclusive Deals for Prime Members – Shop Now

We don’t ask for money (the tip jar sits there like a silent sentinel), but as an Amazon Associate we get a taste of anything you purchase through our various Amazon links. Today is the 20th Anniversary of Amazon […]

Happy Birthday from Foo Fighters

This dude gets one of the best birthday presents –EVAH! from Foo Fighters the other day. Dave Grohl is one cool dude. NSFW — Language.

Reel Fun: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

This behind the scenes reel from ComicCon whets the appetite for the upcoming Star Wars film. Hopes are high.

Saturday Song

No Independence Day is complete without our national anthem. Carl Lewis’ version from over 20 years ago is the most memorable (sorry Whitney). Charlie Steiner (then of ESPN) goes with this version like peanut butter goes with jelly.

Saturday Open Thread

Bill Bixby, Fred Roerrignogers, and Lou Ferrigno

Saturday Song

Last Five Watched

1. Dead Snow : Red vs. Dead. For his sequel to the blood-splattered but unremarkable Norwegian zombie flick “Dead Snow”, writer/director Tommy Wirkola ups the ante considerably, resulting in a more entertaining film, but also one that will be difficult for anyone but the most hardcore horror fans to enjoy. While the first film used […]