In tribute to what would have been Freddie Mercury’s 65th birthday, watch a moment of brilliance: The Muppets cover Bohemian Rhapsody
Really fun video by Howard Jones – especially great for dancers. It makes me wish that music videos had a credit reel. The director, archivist, and editor should get props for this.
On Public Radio, Neil Gaiman asks Adam Savage to reprise his rendition of “I Will Survive” in the voice of Gollum.
something to aspire to
Nice article in the NY Times about the behind-the-scenes work that it took to get the legislature to vote in favor of supporting same sex marriage.
I’m very intrigued by the Lytro “light field camera” technology. Can’t wait to get my hands on one and try it out. I’m thinking it will be a really interesting online storytelling device. I’m not so interested in it as a way to “correct” photos, so much as a new way to be able to do a “rack shot” in a static image similar to how this can be done in film.
Paul Overton has penned another great post that speaks to me:
I stopped apologizing for being interested in things and I stopped kicking myself for losing some of those interests. I came to realize that this was just a cycle that would repeat itself, hardwired somewhere in my brain… Lots of people confuse moving on with quitting, just as they confuse fear with danger when, in actuality, those things are vastly different.
Crazy photos of a volcano blast getting hit by lightning. From Daily Mail
Really fun photography using potholes in various cities. See more at MyPotholes.com.