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The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

Holy Crap! This may be CGI but sources tell me it ain’t so…Holy crap! If this doesn’t jump start your morning I don’t know what will.

NYC Municipal Archives.

The Monday Moment

Ever want to know if anyone died in your house? Go here. Here’s a story about the site from the Gothamist. I think my place is spirit free. Yours?

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

As far as publicity stunts go, this is pretty much as awesome as you can get. Enjoy.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

Some simple, yet ever so entraining theater from a couple of Japanese clowns to get your Monday going. Hat tip to Ernest Kearney for sending it over.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

For those of you who missed it, the first of the final episodes of the excellent AMC “Breaking Bad” TV show aired last night. There was a very funny “Star Trek Speech” from a character name Badger in the episode. It’s a bit of a rip off from Stephen King’s “Pie Eating Contest” sequence from [...]

"Dog". Photo Credit: Max Mitchell (yes he really took this with his own camera).

The Monday Moment

My four-year-old son Max leading a dance movement piece at Fringe Family on Sunday. I call this one “flock of wounded birds”. He’s the little guy in the orange shirt.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

Wow. Musical Theater in space, if you will. This is a music video version – the first ever recorded in space apparently – of Bowie’s “Space Oddity” performed live in the international space station by Canadian astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield. It’s a bit precious here and there, but mostly it’s quite spectacular and oddly moving. [...]

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

Okay, I’ve been trying not to get caught up in the recent Insane Gamma Delta Sorority Letter craze, but then I saw this interpretation from actor Michael Shannon over at Funny or Die and now I am posting unashamedly because we all need to laugh today. And you will, oh, you will. Alert: this is absolutely [...]

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

Los Angeles actor, Tim Cummings, gets a letter from a kid who saw him in his current show The Phantom Tollbotth…and suddenly all is right in the world again.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

A big “boom” to get your Monday jump started. Even if you aren’t a sports fan this is pretty special, straight from Lob City.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

The inventor of the Etch-a-sketch, Andres Cassagnes, has died. He was 86. Rest in Peace, sir. As a friend said to me, may the inevitable staircase that he draws always go upward and never downward. Question though: If the pallbearers vigorously shook his coffin, would his cadaver vanish? Hat tip, Mike Clem. Peace out.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

Something to get you levitatin’ on a Monday  morning.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

Brian and Stewie face off over Stewie’s new play in an episode of “Family Guy”. Real funny, as in it’s funny because it’s real. Apparently the whole episode was quite the satirical jab at Broadway and American Theater in general. Gonna have to Hulu that one.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

A little LOTR LOL to get your week off on the right foot.

The Monday Moment [Updated]

The Monday Moment [Updated]

This is hilarious. I’ve seen a few of these. This is one family’s reaction after seeing the “Les Miserables” movie. Which has gotten incredibly mixed reviews. And yet, everyone seems to be doing a lot of sobbing after seeing it. I have no interest in seeing the movie, but this video is fascinating, especially how [...]

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

Just to get us all of the right foot for the coming week. I have no idea why it’s in French…but somehow it seems appropriate…

Mug shots of Daniel Wozniak and his fiancée Rachel Buffett.

The Monday Moment

Another example of how Community Theatre can be detrimental to your health. A blurb from the LAist article: Wozniak starred as Guido Contini in a production of “Nine” in Spring 2010, The Daily Mail reports. Buffett also had a role in the production. Police say that Wozniak managed to squeeze in a performance in between the [...]

The Monday Moment (on a Tuesday)

The Monday Moment (on a Tuesday)

Saw this today and had to post. Pretty dern funny.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

This could very well be the most awesome song and video every made. The genius’ are Songify/Gregory Brothers and they took the original video of this guy talking about his burger and fries and turned it into this musical gem. All you vegetarians please look away, for the rest of us I say, “Dayum. Dayum! DA-YUM!”

The Monday Moment (on a Tuesday)

The Monday Moment (on a Tuesday)

Been trying to come up with the right words for this particular obscenity, but as usual, a cartoon says it much better than I ever could. Hang in there brave girl.

The Monday Moment [UPDATED]

The Monday Moment [UPDATED]

Oh, those moody artists. Updated: Apparently, Billie Joe Armstrong,the star of this particular temper tantrum checked into rehab two days after this concert. Yeeks.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

“This is my audience. This is my stage. This is my life.” Nice. A video portrait of a simple man’s life in under three minutes.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

I just liked this picture. Scooped it up from Atheist Famers on Facebook. I believe it was created by an Aaron Martinez.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

The world’s first performance artist, Andy Kaufman, does the Mighty Mouse theme song on the first Saturday Night Live episode on October 11, 1975. I remember this. Vividly. I can’t remember why I started watching Saturday Night Live when it first came on the air. It was on really late. I was nine. Perhaps my [...]

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

When people tell me our Space Program is a waste of money and that we should be spending our wealth on more important things, it makes me realize how much they don’t understand about the needs of the human spirit. This is an actual picture of Curiosity as it lands on the surface of Mars, [...]

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

We really are an extraordinary species. What other creature would go out of its way to help members of another species like this? You’ve probably seen this humans-rescue-bears video already, but hey, it’s a Monday.  Time to get warm and fuzzy.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

In the words of Fred Willard, “And to think in some countries these creatures are eaten.” Yum.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

This has been making the viral internet rounds lately. And there’s a reason: it’s quite awesome. A 32 year old man – a keenly insightful 32 year old man (when he was a boy) – chats with his 12 year old former self.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

Oh, so that’s how it happened. Hat tip, Professor Thomas.

The Monday Moment

The Monday Moment

Orson Welles. Drunk. Just because. Hat tip, Lee Wochner. Happy Monday LemonHeads!