Robert Nobbes, The compleat troller : or, The art of trolling, with a description of all the utensils, instruments, tackling, and materials requisite thereto : with rules and directions how to use them : as also a brief account of most of the principal rivers in England (1682)
The Art of Trolling from 1682. Oddly it has nothing to do with YouTube comments.
Portlandia on IFC just got renewed for two more seasons. Now we can count on more of the feminist bookstore, more birds on things, and more hipster madness. Here’s the Fresh Air interview with creators and stars of the show Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen. Ay-ohhh River!
Best sketch show in a while.
Joseph Stella—one of the first American artists to glorify the new technologies of urban modernity—was born today in 1877. The Brooklyn Bridge was his most iconic subject. See more of the artist’s work in American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe.
Joseph Stella (1877–1946), The Brooklyn Bridge: Variation on an Old Theme, 1939. Oil on canvas, 70 × 42 in. (177.8 × 106.7 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase 42.15
The Great Catsby
Stunning visual effects.
Tony Stark is ready for battle.
All gargoyle’s are creepy this one’s just a bit of a book worm.
Featuring Uncle Phil, played by James Avery, from the original series and the wonderful Liam Sullivan from the viral video “Shoes”
YouTube hit a billion users yesterday! It’s a huge milestone, which TechCrunch conveniently visualized for us as roughly 10 Super Bowl audiences. Check out our own NASDAQListed channel on YouTube, which features episodes of our original series, “Occupational Therapy,” produced in collaboration with MTV. Have a favorite episode or an episode you’d like to see us do? Tell us in the comments.
Google and YouTube, it’s a force to be reckoned with. Possibly the early stages of Skynet.