This episode is about glorious morning coffee. Or more specifically, about our time-tested morning routines. Everybody has their morning routine that they rely on and cling to dearly. The simple acts of brewing coffee, showering, and whatever else you do, makes that first act of climbing out of bed easier. The comfort and familiarity of those repeated actions give us a sense of ownership, and cause us to self identify with these simple set of actions. So what is it about these routines that make them so important to us?
Comedy Central has compiled a supercut of Stephen Colbert’s best sign offs from the nine-year run of The Colbert Report. The show ended on December 18, 2014 with a final sign off delivered from Santa’s sleigh while holding Captain America’s shield.
If you can’t stand the idea of us being apart, just pause this screen and hug your television for 23-and-a-half hours. That warmth you feel isn’t radiation. It’s me loving you back.
Redditor DKBobby recently posted a video on YouTube of their sister-in-law pulling off an epic move while playing Jenga. With a quick karate chop, she was able to knock out the bottom brick without knocking the tower over. After the block shoots out, the tower just slams back down onto the table without a problem.
Comedy Central has put together a compilation of times Stephen Colbert has cracked up while filming The Colbert Report. A few times Colbert even breaks character from the ultra-conservative persona he put on for the show.
After more than nine years on the air, The Colbert Report ended its run on December 18, 2014 with a group sing-along featuring many famous friends of the show.
Shir Soul, the New York City-based Jewish a cappella group, performs an amazing medley of three traditional Chanukah songs: “I Have a Little Dreidel,” “Mi Yimalel,” and “Ma’oz Tzur” in a modern harmonic style. Using dreidels in different colors to assign varying vocal parts to each member of the group, the singers vary from harmony (red) to melody (blue) to bass (green) to beat box (purple) throughout the song.
Barcelona, Spain-based artist Octavi Navarro has created a beautiful collection of pixel art illustrations of detailed scenes that each tell a personal story about the artist. The series of illustrations allows viewers’ eyes and mind to wander while looking at the pixel art people and objects. Navarro’s work is available to purchase online on smartphone cases, art prints, pillow cases, and more from his Redbubble store . Time-lapse videos of Navarro designing each scene are available to view on YouTube.
The idea comes from my love for classic video games that I played so much since my 9th birthday, when my parents bought me a second hand Commodore 64 with a box full of cassette games. In this project, I’m mixing my own painting techniques with some of the restrictions of classic pixel art, resulting in very personal scenes that tell unique stories.
images via Pixels, Huh.
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Pee-wee Herman (previously) himself (Paul Reubens) announced on his Facebook page that all 45 episodes of the classic television show Pee-wee’s Playhouse have been added for instant streaming through Netflix, including the show’s prime-time Christmas special. The series was recently restored for a Blu-ray release by Shout! Factory.
image via Pee-wee Herman
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