Conrad Askland, from Mount Vernon, WA USA, is currently living in Macau (SAR) China while working with the Cirque Du Soleil ZAIA show at the Venetian Macao. In Asia he has also performed in Shanghai, South Korea and Japan. October 1, 2009 - 中国加油，中国万岁 Happy Sixty Year Anniversary to the People’s Republic of China! It’s a [...]
Canadian billionaire Quebec-born philanthropist Guy Laliberte, jokes as he puts on a clown nose as he speaks through the glass wall with his family and friends at Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel)
“Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.” – Stephen Sondheim A dwarf can see farther than a giant if the dwarf stands on the giant’s shoulders. With that idea I turn to the mind of Stephen Sondheim for insights into creating new works for musical theater. I also have the [...]
Hong Kong Disneyland turns to a Halloween theme for the evenings of September 18-October 31, 2009. I’ll try to check it out and let you know if it compares to the Knott’s Berry Farm Halloween themes back in California. Check out Disney’s previews at: http://park.hongkongdisneyland.com/hkdl/html/Halloween/en_US/
Penn & Teller talk about how the only way they feel world peace is to be achieved. From the Penn and Teller show “Bullshit”.
Oh man. I had to watch this a couple times to see what was happening. I got duped too! Penn and Teller showing a classic money changing con trick.
The Creationism segment from Penn and Teller’s “Bullshit” show. Includes footage of Duane Gish from the Insitute of Creation Research and also the Cobb County school board in their voting process to include creationism as part of the school science curriculum. One of the other websites I run is a bible discussion website. The Creation [...]
This really hits home. Recommended viewing for artists and creators. “Eat, Pray, Love” Author Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses — and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person “being” a genius, all of us “have” a genius. It’s a funny, personal and surprisingly moving [...]
A friend told me about the Bach improvisations by Bobby McFerrin. Here’s one of them. And here’s McFerrin doing the Gound/Bach Ave Maria.
In a parody of the 9/11 attacks a group of stormtroopers talk about that fateful day the death star exploded.
I don’t really understand this, but it sure is entertaining.
Here is a segment from the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special featuring Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia singing an ode to “Life Day” – the Star Wars Universe’s answer to Christmas. This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, November 17th 1978.From 1978, the Star Wars Holiday Special about the celebration of “Life Day”, the [...]
This Auto-Tune the News stuff is great. Hope you enjoy it. My winner in this for forced-rhyme-of-the-year is “you know it’s unconstitutional to take away a god-given pharmaceutical”. Incidentally, I believe it was Mozart who said there is nothing worse than a forced rhyme. But then again, he never heard the news auto-tuned! The beat [...]
Penn and Teller BULLSHIT: The Vatican