(YouTube link) Birdbox Studio is back with a story about a little boy who is having a hard time with life in general. Will his wish come true? Since Christmas is a magical time of year, I believe it will! -via Tastefully Offensive
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As the Texas high-school football playoffs enter championship weekend, one ex-player provides a first-person portrait of Friday Night Lights.
From stories about Somali pirates to tales of morally corrupt Wall Street stockbrokers, it feels like this award season is chock-full of true (or, at the very least, inspired-by-true) stories. Looking at Hollywood's history of handing...Show More Summary
Shakezula reminded me about this fun story about the DC Metro system. It’s funny because it’s true: literally every moment I’m awake I’m thinking about shoes and wanting to share the gospel of shoes with anyone in yelling distance. Sometimes I just yell at random strangers that I’m particularly fond of wedges. And people don’t [...]
Chris Arnade is a New York City-based photographer who focuses on addiction. His incredible set on the homeless living in Hunts Point draws out the human side of these neglected, oft-looked down on individuals.
By Valuentum: One of the reasons our members love us is that we tell the story through the numbers. Every income statement says something, every balance sheet has a history and every cash flow statement reveals a firm's true intrinsic value. Show More Summary
Once upon a not so distant time, a woman took a long walk off a short pier while checking her Facebook page. True story. Then there was the time the San Diego police department ticketed a woman for driving while under the influence of Glass. Clearly, we’ve fallen victim to our technological dependence, not just... Read More
Saving Mr. Banks is the true story of the struggle between Walt Disney and P.L. Travers to the film rights for her Mary Poppins books. But given that it's produced by Disney themselves, how true to history could it really be? More » Disney Paints An Honest Portrait Of Itself In Saving Mr. Banks is a post from Crushable - Entertainment, Hot Guys, Movies and Celebrity News.
Today’s free eBook download is based on the true story of 32 scouts and their leaders who rode their bikes from Illinois to Florida in the longest bike hike of the scout’s history. Written by Paul Rega, Trail of 32 is the coming of age...Show More Summary
Fareed Zakaria misses the story big-time when he tells readers that the super rich have gotten richer in the United States because, "globalization and technology help superstars." This is not inherently true, it is only true when the...Show More Summary
Most sellers I know barely plan for their upcoming meetings. They operate on cruise control, totally oblivious to what’s even possible if they’d engage in the opportunity. Selling is a thinking-intensive profession today. It requires you to engage your brain, to invest time learning, to strategize and create. read more
In the StoryCorps animation “The Road Home,” North Carolinian Eddie Lanier talks about his 40-year struggle with alcoholism and a Good Samaritan who helped him in his time of need. The animated short is part of the PBS half-hour animated special “Listening Is an Act of Love.” The short and the special were animated by [...]
Once upon a not so distant time, a woman took a long walk off a short pier while checking her Facebook page. True story. Then there was time the San Diego police department ticketed a woman for driving while under the influence of Glass. Clearly,...
When I saw an online ad that said, “Seeking Elves For Seasonal Position,” I admit, I was pretty excited. Not only did I fill out the application and provide a full resume, I also attached a cover letter with reasons why I would make the perfect elf: “With over six years of experience working with [...]
This story was written and performed for Oral Fixation (An Obsession with True Life Tales) at the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas, Texas on October 28, 2013. At a girls' night out in Los Angeles at age 27, I looked around at the...Show More Summary
As it turns out, we don’t really exist, bummer. Nature.com published some results from a team of Japanese Physicists that seem to prove that Holographic theory is actually correct – so everything, and that means EVERYTHING is really just a holograph. Show More Summary
Social media is trending in Hollywood, apparently. Lionsgate TV has just acquired the rights to Nick Bilton‘s Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal, about the drama-filled founding of the company. You can think of it as a small-screen, Twitter-based version of The Social Network, though producer Allison Shearmur prefers you […]
Lionsgate announced today that it has acquired the rights to Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal — the Twitter origin story written by New York Times reporter Nick Bilton — and will be creating a television series based on the book. Bilton will write the screenplay and be a producer [...]
Facebook’s dramatic starting story isn’t the only social media tale to get the Hollywood treatment. New York Times columnist Nick Bilton’s book Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal has been option by Lionsgate to turn into a television series. Show More Summary