Monthly Archives: March 2013

Happy Passover?

Has anyone seen my firstborn son at all today? I haven’t seen him around, and I’m starting to get concerned.

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Live Performance of the Week: “Queen Bitch” by David Bowie

With the release of The Next Day earlier this month, the enigmatic David Bowie had to be at the center of this week’s clip. This glam rock gem shakes the stage of The Old Gray Whistle Test, in addition to bringing together the most hair per capita in the history of modern civilization.

P.S. I already checked, you can’t buy boots like that at your local footlocker.

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Game of Throp Teaser Trailer

Housing Day at Harvard is fast approaching. Many will try to get into Winthrop. Few will succeed. Prepare yourselves, Winthrop is coming.

(A loose adaptation of this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iTg20x7w2s )

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Live Performance of the Week: “It’s a Small World” by Andy Kaufman

Andy Kaufman’s comedy was unlike that of anyone else–surreal, absurd, and dangerous. Here, he croons a classic Disney tune like a lunatic while backed by a group of angry black percussionists. Somehow, it’s hard to imagine mainstream television broadcasting this performance even today.

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International Perspectives

In Greek high schools, a lot of teenagers worry about losing their virgin olive oil.

The slogan of the Afghani Department of Education is “Do you have a uterus? Then the alphabet isn’t for you!”

In Beijing, they don’t call them Chinese finger traps. They call them sewing machines in a Nike factory.

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