Monthly Archives: July 2016

Chet Baker: Jazz Trumpeter, Vocalist

Chet Baker (1929-1988) was a jazz trumpeter and vocalist — search YouTube and listen to him singing “My Funny Valentine” — who was voted best trumpeter in the 1989 critics poll in Down Beat Magazine and inducted into the magazine’s … Continue reading

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“She Needed Help and We Needed to be There for Her”

On 2 April 2015, at 11:15 p.m., teenagers Arnaud Nimenya, Carsyn Wright, James Hielema, and Starlyn Rives-Perez took action and became heroes. They were skateboarding at Chinook Mall in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, when they saw a man. He was carrying … Continue reading

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Brian Parise: Trumpmerica Trailer (YouTube)

Brian Parise: Trumpmerica Trailer (YouTube) Reality show winner Carver Joseph and Tasha Lyles must keep the country and themselves afloat in the insanity of a Donald Trump White House. Written and Produced by Brian Parise. Animation by Steven Cartoccio. Voices … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Anecdotes About Actors

In 2007, Noomi Rapace read for the part of Lisbeth Salander, the punk computer expert in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy, in the Swedish film version of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. She got the role, and played Lisbeth in … Continue reading

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Online English Vocabulary Size Test

Online English Vocabulary Size Test Ever wonder about your vocabulary size? Even if you are a daily English speaker or a native English speaker, you still might find this test challenging! We conducted academic research and looked at online resources … Continue reading

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“Women of Reddit: What’s the Most Ridiculous Thing You’ve had to Do to Get a Guy to Leave You Alone?”

Here are some answers: 1) Sammichface wrote, “I had a guy who wouldn’t leave me alone at a San Diego [California] trolley station. It was late at night and I was 17 and alone. I walked up to the biggest, scariest-looking … Continue reading

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Cycling Costume 1890’s, Photos — Angela Clayton’s Costumery & Creations

It’s odd, last week I posted a set of photos that I really liked, but the photos were of a project I wasn’t very happy with. And this week it’s the other way around! I’m really pleased with this costume, … Continue reading

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The Joker and Harley Quinn: Mad Love

“I don’t want a relationship like The Notebook. I want a relationship like the Joker and Harley Quinn.” — Author Unknown But in my opinion the below is better. “I don’t want a relationship like The Notebook. I want a relationship like Harley … Continue reading

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Angela Clayton: Costume Maker

I’ve already talked about this project a lot, so I won’t ramble on for too long. But I wanted to say once again that i’m really pleased with how this project turned out. I don’t think these pictures are the … Continue reading

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IveGotThatLovingFeeling: “Doing good with the little I’ve got.”

Source: IveGotThatLovingFeeling, “Doing good with the little I’ve got.” Imgur. 5 July 2016 http://imgur.com/gallery/b8RL9yv On 5 July 2016, Imgurian IveGotThatLovingFeeling posted a Success Kid meme on, of course, Imgur with this heading: “Doing good with the little I’ve got.” The … Continue reading

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