There are clues for a myriad of puzzles to solve all around us. It’s one of the truly fantastic aspects of life: never-ending treasure hunts for the eternally curious human population. One of the most fun exercises is when we notice an anomaly in a favorite movie or television show. In the case of the following video clip, director J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: Episode VII) continues to have fun with his blockbuster director friend Zack Snyder (Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice).
An ordinary visual tour of the new Millennium Falcon, right?
It’s likely a good guess that this will not be the last time these two directors cross-over their universes. After all, someone’s got to post bail for this guy…
When we throw things back on Thursdays, we occasionally need to ensure that we do so to things that will make us laugh now as much as we did, well, back then. Of all the blooper reels I’ve seen, this remains one of the classics. Not only is the 1997 film Liar Liar fantastic, but it’s outtakes with one of the funniest people alive in Jim Carrey is the exit to a highway of pure hilarity and unrestricted creativity.
Ladies and gentlemen, let’s go back to the ’90s for a couple minutes:
The middle certainly is an awkward place to be, as Jimmy Eat World has so perfectly harmonized. The first part of the workweek is over, which signifies a plan of action for the remaining half.
What will we do?
And while this inquisitive notion may appear aimless and elementary, it’s elevated to something quite profound when we pause to realize that this is 48 hours (that’s a long time!) of our lives each week that will be either exhausted with unforgettable memories or remembered as a blur of, well, just a blur of whatever. Friday and Saturday are the universal days of imagination and hopefulness, but why is that? Randomness is one of the most beautifully wonderful forces and Wednesday and it’s fellow mellow days should be privy to this unbridled excitement and wild passion.
Do you ever consider that something incredible can happen on Monday or Tuesday night, but that because it’s a Monday or Tuesday night, that there’s some sort of invisible societal ceiling restricting this excitement from bursting into the night sky?
Yes, we have work in the morning. Yes, we have our routines.
No, this still doesn’t feel right.
Why are we limiting ourselves of our best, most adventurous moments to only two days a week? This blog is absolutely not calling for a seven-day-a-week party, but just to imagine something more out of a “normal” day. Let’s start in the singular sense. When these five days are added up, that’s 120 hours of our time with a few hours of curious opportunity each day. Because maybe, just maybe, the one time you do, you’ll see, meet, do or surprise yourself in ways that illuminate your perspective with colors and a vision you can’t believe you’d been missing all this time.
No legen – (wait for it) dary story has ever started with, “So, I went to work early today” or “I worked late at work today.”
If you play your cards right, you may find the queen of hearts among the king and all of his men.
A wolf gang, if you will.
Kevin Spacey is a model citizen of the Darwinist theory of “survival of the fittest.” Actually, a more appropriate phrase for Mr. Spacey would be “survival of the funniest.” It’s perhaps common knowledge that people who are casual fans of the famed actor are aware of his skillful impressions. His most famous targets are Johnny Carson, Jack Lemmon and Christopher Walken. However, as the video below entertainingly illustrates, it was the impressions he performed off-stage that proved his best.
In so many ways, his old antics are what life is all about.
Who will you be this week?