Digital Mike: Jokes from the funniest funny man
Robin Williams' death this week was sad, but brought out so many reminders of his comic efforts. It was astounding how he could even turn a talk show into a keeper of a video clip. Read on.
Williams wasn't necessary the top one-liner comic, but he had the delivery and the voices to pull it off with guffaws as indicators of his success. So here's a list compiled by the New York Post of his 50 best jokes. It's a good start. I was reading them to myself with the audio being one of his blustery comic voices. So try that. Or just roam YouTube for more, because so much of his work the mix of his facial expressions and voices.
Life moves pretty fast
I'm a fan of the late John Hughes movies. I 'd have to give "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" the top spot on my list. So I really enjoyed finding this recent blog post from the Current. Jake Rudh visited sites you'll find in many Hughes movies in places like Glencoe, Ill., Highland Park, Ill, and Chicago. It's fantastic. Fun to read and maybe even use to guide your own travels. Check his videos, too.
Quick cleaning tricks
I'm always looking for nifty, quick cleaning methods, because I'm constantly trying to keep my house clean. What's nice about this is that it's a list that's easily accessible and consultable. Most of these tricks aren't new, but they work and it caught my eye,such as cleaning up small pieces of broken glass on a floor: use a piece of bread. I like it.
Beasties meet Sesame
This was a fun one that I came across recently and loved. It's a mashup of the Beastie Boys' "So What'cha Want" starring the Swedish Chef, Animal, and Beeker, who are three of my favorite Muppets. And check all the other Muppet mashups by Mylo the Cat. If you're a Muppets fan and a fan of music, you'll get some good yuks.