Staten Island Ferry Disaster Memorial Museum – http://sioctopusdisaster.com

The Staten Island Ferry Disaster Memorial Museum hopes to preserving the memory of those lost in this tragedy and educate the public about the truth behind the only known giant octopus ferry attack in the tri-state area.

Source: Staten Island Ferry Disaster Memorial Museum – http://sioctopusdisaster.com

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Always remember….

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xkcd: Earth Temperature Timeline

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What Makes a Hero and the True Measure of the Human Spirit: Walter Lippmann’s Stunning Tribute to Amelia Earhart – Brain Pickings

“The world is a better place to live in because it contains human beings who will give up ease and security and stake their own lives in order to do what they themselves think worth doing.…

Source: What Makes a Hero and the True Measure of the Human Spirit: Walter Lippmann’s Stunning Tribute to Amelia Earhart – Brain Pickings

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Charity of Ideas | David Magazine

Industry Leaders, Technology and Social Justice Converge to Create New Possibilities for Tikkun Olam (Healing the World)

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My second piece this month is about people who are changing the world. Gives me a little bit of hope. Not as much as the kids in this picture, but still….

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Guide | Roadtrippers

The absolute can’t miss stops along Route 66. Hopefully they’ll still be around when Monki is old enough we can take her on the trip. In the meantime, the folks are planning a 66 jaunt next summer, so here’s something for you guys to map out.

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“Adults-Only” Puppet Show | David Magazine

This is What Happens When Two Genres Collide, Puppetry Meet Improv.

Yeah… so one of the pieces I did this month was about puppets and improv – but even better, I got to interview two of my friends and gush about what an amazing show they’re doing!

Source: “Adults-Only” Puppet Show | David Magazine

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“Just like that he’ll change his mind.”

Gene Wilder passed away yesterday. He was a comic genius who will forever be remembered for films like Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein and Willy Wonka. But even in smaller, less known films, he shined.

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Cargo | Finalist of Tropfest Australia 2013 – YouTube

A student once asked me to find a zombie film where the zombies had a character arc. Here ya go.

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Magic – Live and otherwise

14095822_10154399304143665_5366482407314087398_nSo… A few months back, say around May or June, I got an offer to cover Magic Live for Magic Magazine. The problem of course was that the baby, who had yet to be born, was due July 1st and going off to Vegas for a magic convention with a 6 week old at home didn’t particularly strike me as the best idea in the world. But I really wanted to go. But 6 week old baby.  Continue reading

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