Top 5 Friday : May 10, 2013

1. David Foster Wallace gave a commencement speech entitled, This is Water, eight years ago at Keynon College. Take a listen and learn something from one of the former luminaries of the English language. ‘You get to consciously decide what has meaning and what doesn’t. That is real freedom. That is being educated.’ 2. John…read more…

Top 5 Friday : March 29, 2013

Jay Shells

1. Artist Jay Shells takes his Rap Quotes project to the streets, literally. Shells creates official-looking signs and posts them at specific locations as rapped by famed lyricists including Mos Def (aka Yasiin Bey), Jay-Z and Nas. 2. An Aurora Borealis occurred on March 17th. How did I know about it? I saw this video…read more…

Top 5 Friday : March 22, 2013

Pierre Pellegrini 2

1. Ugh, snow. In the city, the white stuff turns black and slushy almost instanteously. The beauty of it dies the moment it hits the cement and starts melting. But photographer Don Komarechka makes you realize every flake is, in itself, something extraordinarily beautiful. Mother Nature, you win. 2. Don’t fuck with your wives. Seriously,…read more…

Top 5 Friday : July 27, 2012

Andreas Franke

1. For the second episode of their Written by a Kid series, the team at Geek & Sundry present Goth Boy as told by 8-year old CiCi Parker. It ain’t easy being Goth. 2. Austrian photographer Andreas Franke manipulated his Life Below the Surface series as everyday underwater scenes. Appropriately enough, Franke is currently exhibiting…read more…

Yes, I am Michael Jordan and No, I Look Nothing Like Him

What happens when you have a famous name? People anticipate the celebrity, but instead, get a middle-aged Caucasian man in a boring suit. Disappointed? It doesn’t even begin to explain it.

The Rock God iPhone Commercial Revised for the Better

I watch too much television, so much so that I know the commercial actors (not by name, I assure you) and the numerous spots they appear in (I am talking to you Jason Lee look-a-like). But I still hate all commercials and the newest one on my list happens to be the iPhone 4s ad…read more…

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off vs. the Honda CR-V Commercial

Watch this side by side video from AkooTV of Ferris Bueller Day’s Off and the Honda CR-V commercial starring Matthew Broderick (as himself in Ferris Bueller mode). Kudos to Honda for their spot-on version.

Matthew’s Day Off Courtesy of Honda

Matthew Broderick reprises his role of Ferris Bueller. Well, sort of. It’s for a Honda CR-V commercial that will air during SuperBowl Sunday. But it’s close, right? Catch all the movie references if you can.

Look Perfect with Fotoshop

Even I, a 30 year-old woman, look at magazines and feel a tinge of envy by all the luminous complexions and slim figures. But Jesse Rosten is here to say that all you see is nothing but smoke and mirrors. Check out his fake commercial for Fotoshop.

Unaired ‘Think Different’ commercial

Here’s an unaired version of Apple’s 1997 ‘Think Different’ commercial narrated by Steve Jobs.