Roz and the Rice Cakes in Studio, 1809 Sessions (Video)

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Roz and the Rice Cakes Perform “Push and Pull”  Providence, Rhode Island’s Roz and the Rice Cakes have toured extensively this summer, taking their atmospheric, jazzy indie rock all over the country. While on the road, they stopped into 1809 Studios, in Macedon, New York, to record a live, session version… Continue reading

Watch Servers React to a $200 Tip

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A Waiter and Two Waitresses Get a $200 Tip Waiters and waitresses are among the hardest working, lowest paid Americans in the workforce. As tipped employees, their minimum wage is set at $2.13 an hour (you can thank the other NRA, the National Restaurant Association, for that). Granted, the tips combined… Continue reading

Bukowski Animated Interview: the Gift of a Crappy Life, Quitting the Post Office & Writing the Next Line

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Quoted, the content studio behind the PBS animated interview series Blank on Blank, has released a new video, this time for HarperCollins. Charles Bukowski is animated from audio captured in 1993, a year before his death, during a recording session for the “best of” anthology collection ‘Run With The Hunted: A… Continue reading

Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and Friends Hanging Out in New York City in 1959 (Video)

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Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac & Friends in New York in 1959 There’s no shortage of Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg video footage, but most of it comes in the form of interviews. Those videos can give you a lot of insight into the two beat writers, but there’s something even… Continue reading

Ever Wonder What Teachers Do When The Bell Rings For Summer? (VIDEO)

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Teachers have tough, often thankless jobs. And let’s face it, they’re really never paid enough. So when the bell rings for summer, the kids aren’t the only ones jumping for joy. How happy are teachers at the start of summer? Just take a look at this video of teachers dancing… Continue reading

André 3000 as Jimi Hendrix, First Look (VIDEO)

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André Benjamin as Hendrix in All By My Side  The first bit of footage of André Benjamin, aka OutKast’s André 3000, portraying Jimi Hendrix for the recently premiered biopic All Is By My Side has finally seen the light of day. From the looks of it, fans should be pretty… Continue reading

Mac the Dog Sings Along to the It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Theme Song (VIDEO)

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It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is one of those shows where it seems just about everyone is a fan. Including dogs. Apparently. Here’s Mac the dog, that’s right, his name is Mac – how perfect is that? – singing along to the theme song of It’s Always Sunny. It’s Always… Continue reading

Al Franken Talks to a Group of Tea Party Conservatives about Obamacare, Finds Common Ground (VIDEO)

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Al Franken Talks Health Insurance, Obamacare with Tea Party Members The video starts out looking like a bad day for Senator Al Franken. He’s surrounded by a group of people who pretty much look exactly like who you’d cast if you were making a movie about Tea Party people: white,… Continue reading

Auburn Alabama Missed Field Goal Return Play in Iron Bowl Gets Tecmo Super Bowl Treatment

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Auburn Alabama Missed Field Goal Tecmo Super Bowl Video The play everyone is talking about, Auburn returning a missed field goal for a game winning touchdown in the Iron Bowl game against Alabama, has gotten the Tecmo Super Bowl Treatment. And it’s pretty great. For those too young to remember,… Continue reading

Five Awkward Yet Awesome Henry Rollins Interviews (Videos)

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Henry Rollins doesn’t suffer fools well. Actually, he doesn’t suffer them at all. So much so that sometimes he seems to go on the offensive and cross over into dickishness. Yet, even then, you get the sense that he is at least in part right, and is making a broader,… Continue reading