October 30, 2014

Monthly Archives: January 2012

To My Old Master – 1865 Letter from Former Slave

Very Moving Civil War Era Letter from Former Slave In August 1865, Colonel P.H. Anderson of Big Spring, Tennessee wrote to his former slave – Jourdan Anderson – to request that he come back to work for him on his Tennessee farm. Jourdan – now emancipated – had moved to Ohio and found a better post-slavery life. The below is ... Read More »

How to Take the Last Doughnut

How to Take the Last Doughnut

Hold the doughnut aloft and announce, “This is the last one. Does anyone want to split it with me?” Touch as much of the doughnut’s surface area as possible. Warning… This will work on everyone, except the co-worker that doesn’t give a crap about germs. This person will eat the doughnut out of spite, even if they don’t want it. Read More »

Funny Commercial about Hooking Up

Hooking Up

This amusing commercial was created to plug a dating advice book called 11 Points Guide to Hooking Up. Having read the book, I can assure you that it’s not only hilarious but also filled with practical advice. The commercial was filmed in Virginia, which is also where the film Lincoln is currently being shot by Steven Spielberg. The director and ... Read More »

In Your Arms – Kina Grannis (Artistic Video)

Kina Grannis - In Your Arms - Artistic Jelly Beans Video

Inspiring Acoustic Song Video by Kina Grannis This video was made using 288,000 Jelly Belly jelly beans! Wow. Very inspiring song with a great deal of graphic artistry in the video! Kina Grannis is a pop/rock signer and songwriter. Kina began exploring music as a youngster in Mission Viejo, California by singing in front of her toys and with her ... Read More »