Go Backstage at 30 Rock
The awesome team behind Jimmy Fallon’s blog has put together a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure style tour of the show’s production facilities in New York. The tour includes visits to backstage areas like The Roots dressing room, the props department, and even a visit to the famous Jim Henson Muppet pipes. If you don’t know what those are, you really should check this out.
Happy 200th Birthday, War of 1812!
A primer on America’s often overlooked conflict.
If You Saw This Catch In A Baseball Movie You’d Call B.S.
But it actually happened. And it ended the game. Wow.
Tear Your Heart Out, Mola Ram
This guy’s Indiana Jones collection includes a Sankara stone, a bunch of hats and whips, Henry Jones’ diary, the Holy Grail, and a lot more.
Your Co-Workers Might Be Useless, But They’re Not “Winnie the Pooh Useless”
This humor piece is an oldie but a goodie - made all the more funny to me since I’ve been reading the same Winnie the Pooh book to my son over and over again.
Do You KNOW the Dolphin? You Might Someday.
This new gadget might make it possible to chat with those intelligent fin flappers.
Wikipedia Page to Waste Hours On: Confidence Tricks
Do not attempt these at home.
May 29, 1997: RIP Jeff Buckley
Today marks the 15-year anniversary of the very premature death of the beloved singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley. One of his most well-known songs was a beautiful cover of Leonard Cohen’s "Hallelujah."