The Clipse

Here’s a great little animation about how eclipses have “spurred major discoveries about the universe” from NPR’s science youtube channel, Skunk Bear.

A Common Wonder

This seems like the sort of audio project I’d post about – I’ve certainly posted a lot of the Soul Mates / Amerigo Gazaway mashup/remix albums in the past. This latest one pairs samples from the talented Steve Wonder, with lyrics from Chicagoan rapper Common.

2049 BTS

Happy Thursday, folks. If you loved the original Blade Runner movie, presumably you’ll enjoy this little BTS trailer for the sequel, which comes out later this year – 35 years after the first one. Via Open Culture.

Know When To Fold ‘Em

Physics meets the Japanese art of Origami (Paper Folding) when former NASA physicist Robert Lang uses his mastery of paper art to tackle big challenges in exploring space. What an awesome connection between the simple art of folding paper, and the almost incomprehensible task of escaping Earth’s gravity. Fascinating content from Great Big Story.

Tigers On Tujunga

The latest video from Los Angeles-based producer/musician Bei Ru is just out. His intricately layered song delivers an interesting and somewhat surreal video shot in and around Los Angeles. Shot by Postas (@itsPostas) / Edited by Paisley Zerr & Jesse Dvorak / Wardrobe styled by Moneeekah / Cast: Christine Garibian, ReefKills, Stuntman, Ervin, Lilly Breeze, Remind. The whole LA Zooo album is great.

Miss Sharon Jones!

Been so busy, I forgot that posting here is even a thing! Sorry. Check out the trailer for this new feature-length documentary Miss Sharon Jones! directed by Barbara Kopple. The incredible singer unfortunately passed away in 2016.

The Pizza Show

Several good friends have told me I need to check out the new pizza-themed show from VICE Munchies, which is called The Pizza Show. This episode is all about pizza in NYC. Now I’m starving hungry, and ready to go hunting for some pizza myself.