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Like many of us, Puddles Pity Party has the occasional bad day. The sad clown with the golden voice works out his stress with a little pie, some cupcakes, and a impassioned cover smoosh-up of Queen and David Bowie’s Under Pressure, and Let It Go from Disney’s Frozen.
Kelli Anderson’s This Book Is a Planetarium, features six usable pop-up constructions, including a tiny planetarium, a Spirograph-like drawing machine, a secret decoder ring, and an acoustic amplifier. Each object is accompanied by an explanation of the science behind it.
Grim Berge and Sven-Erik Knoff of Natural Light Earth take us on a fantastic voyage through some of Norway’s most dramatic locales, from vibrant cities to some of the most unspoiled nature on the planet. If Norway’s tourism board isn’t already using this film, they should be.
Actor, comedian, writer, and musician Steve Martin is joined by the talented members of the Steep Canyon Rangers for a captivating four-song set of country and bluegrass melodies in NPR’s amazing and personal concert venue. The tracks are all from The Long Awaited Album.
An upcoming documentary about the artists behind the brilliantly insane 1990’s animated series Ren and Stimpy. The film will include interviews with some of the show’s creators, celebrity fans, rare behind the scenes footage, and new animations to complement the story.
“As they say money makes the world go ’round… Yet they also say the best things in life are free.” Comedian Drew Tarvin’s spoken word performance attempts to sum up the meaning of life using 100 phrases from pop culture and other clichéd sayings. Read the full text here.
(PG-13: Language) Frank gets enlightened, Fiona is a slumlord, Lip is still a mess, Carl and Ian are selling meth, and we’re still rooting for the Gallaghers despite all of their flaws. It’s par for the course for the eighth season of Showtime’s award-winning series. Drops 11/5/17.
The season 8 premiere of Bob’s Burgers drops on 10/1/2017, and was animated entirely using images based on fan art (er, “fart”) submissions. This brief teaser gives us a sense of what to expect, including the opening titles. This should be a fun one.
Rick and Morty fans will grin ear to ear over never before seen concept art and a fun glow in the dark cover in this pleasing art book. It drills deeper into character creations and also offers intimate commentary from the show’s creators. If you aren’t already a fan, you soon will be.
“In this place, ain’t no such as civilized.” Red Dead Redemption 2 has been pushed back to Spring 2018, but at least it’s still looking mighty fine. The trailer hints at a tale of honor among outlaws, starring the anti-hero Arthur Morgan, the Van der Linde gang, and the wild West.
Trouble making up your mind about some critical life decision? Don’t leave it up to just any old coin. After all, you don’t know where that’s been. The freshly-minted, solid brass Decision Coin will make sure all of life’s little binary decisions are judged fairly and equitably.
Bloodborne’s nameless protagonist finds his way into the waking world as an action figure. Max Factory’s Figma Hunter is about 6″ tall and comes with a Hunter Blundberbuss and a transformable Saw Cleaver. Order it from Good Smile to get a bonus Messengers figure.
The Warp Zone celebrates Star Trek: Discovery with a fun medley of themes from The Original Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise. Though we really wanted to hear the lyric “It’s been a long road, getting from there to here…“
“I realized that this is what I was gonna do, what I was going to die trying.” HBO and critically-acclaimed producer Susan Lacy (American Masters) present “an intimate portrait” of one of the most talented and prolific directors of all time – Steven Spielberg. Premieres 10/7/17.
Musician “The Little Strummer Boy” and vocalist pal Kurt Grunsky performed a great cover version of R.E.M.’s 1991 hit Losing My Religion with a twangy country/bluegrass vibe. We always pictured this song with being played on the banjo for some reason.
In Season 7, Ep.4 of Game of Thrones, Arya Stark takes on Brienne of Tarth in an epic sparring match. This video gives us just a taste of the work that went into the thrilling sequence, though we’re still unclear what parts were the actors, and what parts were doubles.
A biologist joins the latest expedition into a bizarre disaster zone to find out what happened to her husband, who was sent there in the previous expedition. Alex Garland (Ex Machina, 28 Days Later, Sunshine) directs Natalie Portman and Oscar Isaac in this sci-fi mystery.
The 2001 Archie spinoff film Josie and the Pussycats was too smart for its time (and for how it was promoted). But the band’s catchy original songs are some of the better fruits of the mostly regrettable pop punk era. Now you can get them on vinyl thanks to Mondo.