Zozobra burning!

 What is Zozobra?  Glad you asked… Zozobra is a hideous but harmless fifty-foot bogeyman marionette. He is a toothless, empty-headed facade. He has no guts and doesn’t have a leg to stand on. He is full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. He never wins. He moans and groans, rolls his eyes and twists his head. His mouth gapes and chomps. His arms flail about in frustration. Every year we do him in. We string him…
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Elizabeth Taylor’s jewels up for auction

Update:  December 15, 2011 Here is a video covering the auction of Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry, with a record amount sale of the ruby and diamond necklace by Cartier features a pear-shaped pearl that was once one of the Crown Jewels of Spain. “La Peregrina” was a 1969 Valentine’s Day gift to Taylor from Burton, and sold for $11.8 million. __________________________________________ The famous jewels, valued at $30 million, will be up for sale at Christie’s in…
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Why can we not walk straight?

Very interesting video (and loved how he created it). The question, apparently, still remains well… unanswered. To sum up this video, when a person is blindfolded, or unable to orientate themselves properly – such as in a thick fog – then when they think they are walking straight, they are actually walking in circles. Notice, the direction of path always seems to circle clock-wise – except for the automobile example, which I will touch on…
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“One with everything” joke bombed when tried on the Dalai Lama

Karl Stefanovic’s Dalai Lama Joke: Morning Show Anchor Bombs Pizza Shop Joke To Dalai Lama It appears that the Dalai Lama can take a joke, but not necessarily get one. In this instant viral video, Australian “Today” show host Karl Stefanovic takes his best shot at telling his Holiness the classic Dalai Lama zinger — “So the Dalai Lama walks into a pizza shop, and says, ‘can you make me one with everything?'” — only…
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Morgan Freeman receives AFI Life Achievement Award

I normally do not post anything about the entertainment industry… there are enough sites out there covering all that hype.  And, honestly, I do not follow it that closely.  Sure, I love movies, and have some favorite directors and actors, but if you put a list of who the younger popular actors are these days, I most likely wouldn’t be able to guess 25% of them.  The older ones which I grew up with, or…
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