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The History of The High Five

Did you know the third Thursday of every April is National High Five Day? That would be April 21 this year. While the best way to celebrate High Five Day is simply to give out your fair share of celebratory slaps, it can also help to know your history and when it comes to the [...]

The Late Movies: Kinetic Typography

Kinetic Typography (“moving text”) has been around for at least half a century — movie title sequences often feature some form of moving text, and there are tons of famous examples. The Stars Wars opening crawl is one of the most famous bits of kinetic typography ever. (And if you want to go back a [...]

7 Modern Werewolves You Need To Know

Time to get in the mood for Halloween! While werewolves predate Greek mythology, the story of Lycaon is still one of the earliest examples of a man shapeshifting into an anthropomorphic wolf-like creature. If you recall, Lycaon was transformed into a wolf after eating human flesh. Skip ahead to our times and shapeshifters abound on [...]

Variations of the Who’s On First? Comedy Bit

Our very own John Farrier of The Zeray Gazette has a neat round up of the various permutations of Abbot and Costello’s classic “Who’s on First?” comedy bit. While I’m sure many of you would like the Jar-Jar Binks and Yoda version, I’m more tickled by the Shakespearean version. Awesome? Indubitably. Link