The best movies of the last 15 years in three and a half minutes

Don’t believe me?  Just watch.  A great montage by Kees van Dijkhuizen. Pixar rocks.  It’s that simple.  Nobody does it better. [Read more...]

Clowns make annual pilgrimage to Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico

And now for something completely different. This is news to me, but apparently they do this every year.  The copy accompanying the video says simply: Hundreds of clowns made their annual pilgrimage to the Basilica of Our Lady Guadalupe in Mexico City to pay homage to the Virgin of Guadalupe. The artists are members of [Read More...]

Walking "The Gospel Trail"

One of my happiest memories is a visit to the Holy Land that my wife and I undertook in 2000.  This brief video brought back some of that experience, describing a pilgrimage known as “The Gospel Trail,” centering around the world that Jesus would have known and the path he would have walked. Take a [Read More...]

"The Silence of Love": gorgeous, heart-wrenching ad from Thailand

Grab a Kleenex and take three minutes to watch this artful, heart-felt commercial for a life insurance company. [Read more...]

I don't think this is in the Book of Blessings

From Nashville, the pre-race prayer at the Nascar Nationwide series race last weekend. [Read more...]

Too hot? Here's something cool

From those geniuses in Japan: how to quickly cool a hot car without waiting for the a/c to do the job.  You roll down the window on one side, and use the car door on the other side to “fan” the hot air out the open window.  Don’t believe it?  Just watch.  You can thank [Read More...]

"Hot town, summer in the city…"

“All around, people looking half dead Walking on the sidewalk, hotter than a match head…” Oh yeah.  It’s supposed to hit a hundred in New York City today.  If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.  So, here’s the Lovin’ Spoonful, from the summer of ’66.   You can read about the song here. [Read more...]

"Best. Day. Ever."

That’s the uplifting message at the end of this trailer for a remarkable new film hitting theaters later this month. It’s “Life in a Day,” produced by Ridley Scott, and collected from thousands of YouTube videos. You can read more about it here and here. But check out the trailer below. [Read more...]

Forever young: the world's first senior citizen lip-dub

You gotta love this.  Residents of a retirement community in Michigan get into the swing of things with a little Michael Buble action. In the middle of a hot hot summer, this is the coolest of cool.  Enjoy. [Read more...]

Sheer genius: one man, dozens of celebrities, all doing Shakespeare

I howled. This is really something.  Actor/impressionist Jim Meskimen with three minutes of bedazzling ingenuity. [Read more...]