This amazing footage of the three Forth Bridges was recently shot for a Japanese TV documentary about UNESCO World Heritage sites. LA Media, based in Drummond Street, Edinburgh used a drone piloted by a two man crew. Music is by their in-house composer, Mike Jameson.
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Kim Kardashian’s tweets are merged with 19th century Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard (chosen because the name begins with a K?) in this funny twitter feed @KimKierkegaard
Amy Schumer, who seems to be taking over the entire comedy scene in America at the moment, is joined by A listers, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Patricia Arquette and Tina Fey as the friends celebrate Drefyus’s ‘last f***kable’ day in the movies…
Hard to believe I’ve never come across this before. Lisa Kudrow has been making online comedy Web Therapy since 2008. Kudrow plays Dr Fiona Wallace, a therapist so unimpressed by her clients’ problems she has developed a service offering 3 minute online sessions. It’s such a clever premise that allows for low production costs and lots of famous guest stars, including Meryl Streep and her Friends cast mates. Kudrow apparently
If you’ve bagged a hot date for tomorrow night, Avocado Sweet brings you some foolproof tips for making sure the evening goes without a hitch. We’ve actually pinched them from a 1938 edition of Click Photo Parade magazine but they still seem pretty apt. Just make sure you do the exact opposite in every case. Happy Valentine’s Day!
Fantastic to see the great Joan Didion, at 80, appearing as the face of Celine. She has however modelled before. Back in 1989 she was pictured with her now sadly deceased daughter Quintana for Gap. Didion’s memoir about the loss of Quintana – Blue Nights – was published in 2011. Just a couple of years earlier Didion had published the incredible Year of Magical Thinking about the death of her
If it’s Halloween it must be time for this brilliant piece by Colin Nissan from the ever wonderful McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. Spookily good. ‘I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to get my hands on some fucking gourds and arrange them in a horn-shaped basket on my dining room table. That shit is going to look so seasonal. I’m about to head up to the attic right now to find that
Hugh Hefner’s letterhead in 1955 Charles Altas, the ‘world’s most perfectly developed man’ Terry Gilliam’s production company, Poo Poo Pictures, 1989
Do you remember Ainslie Henderson from the first series of Fame Academy? He was the slightly intense, jumpy Scottish singer songwriter who was tipped the win the contest but ended up finishing 4th. He went on to enjoy a mildy successful music career throughout his twenties before deciding that the life of a pop star was not for him. He then studied animation at Edinburgh College of Art and has
In this interview with Jim Morrison he explains why fat is beautiful. Below Larry King reveals what happened when he was seduced at the tender age of 23. Both interviews are cassette recordings from journalist interviews and appear on Blank on Blank which has animated the sound recordings. Other gems include an interview with Meryl Streep discussing beauty and Dino de Laurentis.