Shiba Inu Puppy Puts His Paws Up and Faces the Wall Whenever His Human Says ‘Spread ‘Em’

An adorable Shiba Inu puppy named Kibo quickly puts his paws up and faces the wall, ready for interrogation whenever his human makes a gun with his hand and Jon Sun says “spread ‘em”. Needless to say, this dog is ready for the day that the cops coming busting down his door. Good boy Kibo

Kibo also likes to vocally accompany Jon while he’s playing guitar.

via reddit

Bob Dylan Holds Private Concert For a Superfan in the Series Finale of the Swedish Television Show ‘Experiment Alone’

Frederik Wikingsson of the Swedish series Experiment Ensam (“Experiment Alone”) wondered what it would be like to experience a Bob Dylan concert alone in the season finale of the series, which seeks to learn more about the role of community in society. To Frederik’s (and everyone else’s surprise), Mr. Dylan granted Wikingsson’s wish and performed a four-song private concert for the overjoyed superfan at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

I’ve been smiling the whole time. My cheeks are exhausted. He even talked to me. It was great. I feel like a kid. When he played harmonica, I came close to losing it.

Wikingsson was understandably flying for quite a while. When asked whether the experience would have been better if he had been with others, he replied with mixed reaction.

I was grateful and happy that I was the only one there. In the moment, it wouldn’t have been as intense with other people there, but once I stepped out of the theater all confused and dizzy, it could have been more intense if I had someone to share it with. In that way, I’m torn about the experience. It was incredibly intense then and there, but after the fact and forever after, I miss having someone to share it with.

via Rolling Stone, Open Culture, The Awesomer

An Action Figure Depicting Saul Goodman, The Criminal Lawyer From ‘Breaking Bad’ & Spinoff Series ‘Better Call Saul’

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New York City-based Mezco Toyz has created a 6″ action figure depicting fictional criminal lawyer Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) from the television drama series Breaking Bad and upcoming spinoff series Better Call Saul on AMC. The figure is available to pre-order online and will ship in June 2015.

The Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul is currently scheduled to premiere on AMC on February 8th, 2015.

This classic character provided more than just legal loopholes and comic relief. Known for his nonchalance and questionable advice, Saul quickly won over fans worldwide. Walter and Jesse narrowly made it through their troubles with his legal counsel and now this 6” figure can stand as a reminder when you’re in a bind, “Better call Saul!”

His pinstriped business suit is complimented by his token wireless headset and light blue Wayfarer 515 awareness ribbon. Saul Goodman comes complete with his business card in a display friendly blister card package. Although his work with our dynamic duo is done, we know we haven’t seen the last of him just yet…

Saul Goodman Action Figure

images via Mezco Toyz

via The Awesomer

‘The Imitation Game’ Screenwriter Graham Moore and Director Morten Tyldum Appear on SciShow to Discuss Alan Turing

Screenwriter Graham Moore and director Morten Tyldum from the film The Imitation Game appeared on a recent episode of SciShow. In the episode, the pair answer host Hank Green’s questions about the life and work of mathematician Alan Turing and how they adapted his story to the screen. Turing’s work in codebreaking is credited as a major contribution to ending World War II.

A Collection of Creepy Vintage Krampus Christmas Postcards in the Book ‘Devil in Design’

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The 2004 book Devil in Design by Monte Beauchamp (previously) of BLAB! features a beautiful collection of creepy vintage Krampus Christmas postcards. The book, published by Fantagraphics Books, includes interesting snippets of the history of postcards and Krampus. While it’s currently out of print, used copies are available through Amazon or those interested can pick up a copy of Beauchamp’s more recent Krampus book, Krampus: The Devil of Christmas.

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images via Frank Escamilla

Buffalo Bill Gates, Hilariously Bizarre Portrait Mashups That Combine Two Pop Culture Figures

Portrait Mashups Combine Two Pop Culture Figures

Stockholm-based graphic designer Kalle Mattsson creates portrait mashups combining two different pop culture figures in his wonderfully bizarre Tumblr blog, Buffalo Bill Gates. Each portrait is accompanied by a punny mashup name based on the two characters pictured, such as: Mickey Maozedong, Quentin Tarantina Turner, and Stevie Wonderwoman. Posters of the portraits are available for purchase.

Portrait Mashups Combine Two Pop Culture Figures

Portrait Mashups Combine Two Pop Culture Figures

Portrait Mashups Combine Two Pop Culture Figures

Portrait Mashups Combine Two Pop Culture Figures

Portrait Mashups Combine Two Pop Culture Figures

images by Kalle Mattsson

via Jeffrey Kalmikoff

The Whisker Dam, An Ingenious Device for Protecting Mustaches From Getting Wet While Drinking

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The Whisker Dam is an ingenious product for protecting one’s mustache from getting wet while drinking. The device rests along the rim of a glass, leaving enough space to take a sip of beverage while providing ample separation between fluid and facial hair.

The Whisker Dam is an easy to use solution for guarding your stache’ from the indulgent beverages one may consume. When it comes to moustache guards you will not find a more premium product. Made from 100% Copper, dressed with a timeless patina and coated with a non-toxic barrier, the Whisker Dam has been handcrafted to perfection.

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photos via The Whisker Dam

via HiConsumption, Foodiggity

Mother Cat Nurses a Days-Old Pit Bull Puppy Right Next to Her Newborn Kittens, Accepting Him as Her Very Own

In this report from Annette Lawless of FOX8 in Cleveland, Ohio, a generous mother cat named Lolene, who just had a litter of kittens, very kindly accepted an abandoned days-old pit pull puppy as her very own, nursing the tiny canine right next to her own little babies at the Cleveland Animal Protective League.

We held the puppy up to her, she came up she started sniffing and then immediately nuzzling and licking and just accepting the puppy as one of own immediately. It was remarkable to witness. …he doesn’t know she’s a cat and I don’t think she knows he’s a dog. …I mean they don’t know that one is different from the other. They’re just one happy little family

via reddit, Boing Boing

‘The Hobbit: Rap Battle of the Five Armies’, A Musical Parody of the Third Installment of ‘The Hobbit’ Film Series

The Warp Zone (previously) has created “The Hobbit: Rap Battle of the Five Armies,” a musical parody based on the newly released third and final installment of The Hobbit film trilogy. Members from each of the five armies get their verbal stabs and jabs in before the real war goes down.

Before the real battle begins, they must rap battle!

submitted via Laughing Squid Tips

The San Francisco Chronicle Takes a Fascinating In-Depth Look at San Francisco’s Rapidly Changing Mission District

The San Francisco Chronicle has posted a fascinating in-depth feature on the sweeping changes taking place in San Francisco’s Mission District, the once arty and predominantly Latino neighborhood that is now experiencing an influx of tech wealth, rapid development, and gentrification. Through a combination of articles, videos, and maps, the feature examines the widely varied lives of San Franciscans living along the neighborhood’s 24th Street corridor, including Latino residents, area business owners of all stripes, and wealthy newcomers.

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photo by Leah Millis/San Francisco Chronicle