Smart things to read: Josh Radnor’s 2008 article

The article I’m about to introduce here is a little old (6 y.o. to be exact). But I discovered it only yesterday, thanks to Ellen’s. She invited Josh Radnor, who plays Ted from the well-known TV show How I Met Your Mother and also directed Happythankyoumoreplease (some might say it’s another Indie movie, I say it’s a…

5 Deviantart galleries about Pop-culture

Some Deviantart accounts are absolutely bursting with creativity and talent, and the artists behind it deserve real-life galleries. Since I don’t have enough money to sponsor them all (I cannot afford a decent boiler at home), I’ll figure I would share with you some of their work here. I choose only one piece of work…

Tom Thum’s beatboxing

I follow Tom Thum on Facebook and Youtube, and since he will be performing live with Jamie MacDowell at the Brunswick Music Festival next weekend, I figured I could share his amazing talent on my blog. You can find many more videos on his Youtube channel, including covers of famous songs and live performances. But…

Smart things to listen to: O.C.D. from Neil Hilborn

Neil Hilborn has obsessive-compulsive disorder. But it doesn’t prevent him of living a beautiful life and writing meaningful poetry about it. Before joining The Good News Poetry troupe, he took part in a slam contest in Madison where he delivered his poem, simply entitled “O.C.D”. Even if he has sometimes to repeat parts of his…

Songs that will awake your inner rock star

My dad was probably the first one to introduce me to the music world. As a child, most of my favorites songs were his, which included a LOT of 80s-typical rock songs. Once the volume was up, we would mimic the gestures of Mick Jagger (not as good as Jimmy Fallon though) and air guitar…

Why I love Ellen Degeneres

I have many critics about French mainstream media but the one thing I regret the most is that we don’t have a lot of decent TV-hosts. When I say “decent” I mean hosts whose TV-shows can be watched and re-watched endlessly without getting sick of them. I mean just look on YouTube the numbers followers…

5 pictures of big cities that I’m proud of

Sometimes I wish I had the soul of an itinerant photographer (re-watching the movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty didn’t help me). Sadly, I am not. So when I get one picture that seems less bad than the others, I feel the desperate need to share it with whomever. New York – Times Square…