Category: video

  • Hurt People, Hurt People: Oscar’s Edition

    Hurt People, Hurt People: Oscar’s Edition

    Last night, at the 2022 Oscars, Will Smith overreacted to an admittedly lame and toothless joke from presenter, Chris Rock, and nothing has made sense since. I was watching this happen with my youngest son who loves Will Smith. LOVES. We’ve seen the MIB trilogy multiple times, iRobot, hell, even Wild Wild West. He thinks…

  • When you think you know what you’re looking for.

    When you think you know what you’re looking for.

    In this undated video (probably 2008), Best Selling Author Malcolm Gladwell explains how we have a fundamental mismatch problem in how we assess which people will be successful in a given field. He starts with the differences between NBA scouting combine results and how players actually wind up fairing in the league and then goes on…

  • “Rich people exploit, poor people are exploited”

    Honestly, I hate this graphic. Not based on its artistic merit, but because of what the repercussions mean for those that buy into the message. If one agrees with the graphic, one must necessarily agree with the following, more than likely, unconsciously: Being wealthy is either immoral, or purely the product of luck. Since wealth is…

  • Apartment Video Maintenance Tips, Made Easy

    I hate when things break around the house. Having bought my first one three years ago, I’ve often found myself in the position of trying to figure out how to repair various issues on the fly. With YouTube as the Time Life books of our generation, there haven’t been many things I’ve needed to call…