A Visit To The Museum of Failure in Los Angeles

The Museum of Failure is the brainchild of Swedish clinical psychologist and self-described “innovation researcher” Dr. Samuel West. Brought to Los Angeles last December for an initial two-month run, the temporary museum exhibition consists of a 100+ marketing failures from some of the world’s best known brands and companies such as Mattel, Apple and Nabisco. Read more

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What You Should Have Read, Listened To, Watched and Eaten Last Year.

It was a busy year, as it always is. Which means you didn’t get around to those reading those books, listening to those albums, watching those TV shows and eating at all those restaurants that were going to make you a far better rounded individual in 2017. Don’t fret, you can still start off the New Year by resolving to get to them and we’ve made it easier by posting lists and links from the top publications in each genre. Get ready for the Best Books, Music, TV and Food of 2017. Read more

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2017 Google Year In Search Is Their Most Moving Yet.

I never cry at the Google annual “Year In Search” videos. That is, until this year. 2017 was packed with emotional highs and lows for most everyone. Mother Nature pummeled the globe, Politics made friends pummel each other and Women stood up to RESIST. But much of what people chose to “search” this year was “how to help”. Read more

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40 Vintage Hollywood Colorful Christmas Celebrity Photos

It’s always fun to see all the vintage color Christmas celebrity photos for the holidays going as far back as the 1920s – but they are usually in black and white. However, as we moved into the 50s, 60s and 70s, they were shot with heavily saturated color, often using glorious Kodak Kodachrome. From Marlene Dietrich to Farrah Fawcett, here’s a look at 40 terrific old Hollywood vintage color Christmas pics. Read more

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The Story of Seinfeld’s Festivus and 20+ Festivus-Related Products.

Festivus, The Holiday For The Rest Of Us“, comes from the tenth episode of the ninth and final season of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. Named “The Strike“, it was the 166th episode of the long running series and aired on December 18, 1997. This was the episode that featured and popularized the holiday of Festivus. So much so, that new products continue to honor the TV-born Holiday whose fans and followers continue to grow. Read more

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Tattooed Bakers Game of Thrones Cake Is Deliciously Mind-Blowing

The Tattooed Bakers, Eddie Lebeau and Richard Amon, are masters at creating incredible, edible art. Based in London, they bake up original cakes for high-profile clients like Disney, Google, Star Wars, Marvel and Lionsgate. They recently completed an enormous cake to emulate the attack on “the Wall” in HBO’s Game of Thrones’ season 7 finale. Read more

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Ryan Gosling Still Has Nightmares About Avatar’s Title Font In Funniest SNL Skit

In what has got to be one of SNL’s funniest skits during a banner year for the television show, Ryan Gosling continues to have nightmares over the now decade-old movie’s title typeface, Papyrus. Read more

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Netflix Is A Joke. New Ad Campaign Promotes Upcoming Stand-Up Specials

To promote upcoming stand-up specials coming to streaming service Netflix, they’ve debuted a new campaign that was teased with mysterious billboards claiming “Netflix Is A Joke”. The campaign’s accompanying tv spot, starring comedians Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, and Ellen DeGeneres, debuted on Sunday night’s Emmys. Read more

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The Phenomena of Goodnight Moon, Its Parodies and Bisexual Author.

Today I’m going to enlighten you about the phenomena of the children’s storybook Goodnight Moon, its parodies and bisexual author. I would suspect that anyone reading this post has either owned, read the classic children’s book Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown or has had it read to them. And there’s a reason for that. Beyond the charming illustrations* and the catchy, easy-to-read prose, the book was breakthrough for its time. It has continued to entertain generations since its publication because, unlike other children’s books published in the 30s and 40s, it was about ‘the present’ as opposed to being about some 19th century Princess. Nor did it preach life lessons like Aesop’s fables, ordinarily a turn-off to children. Read more

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Onnit Star Wars Work Out Equipment is Epic

It’s been a few years since we reported on the cool kettle bells and work out equipment from Onnit. First there were Zombies, then Werewolves. Now, they have released a special Star Wars collection which also includes a Han Solo in Carbonite Yoga Mat and a Death Star Slam Ball! Read more

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