Dog Day Documentary Dog Day Afternoon is one of the coolest, rawest films I've ever seen. In it, Al Pacino gives such a heartfelt performance as John Wojtowicz, the man who masterminded - and botched - the robbery of a Brooklyn bank in August 1972. Now there's a documentary about the life of Wojtowicz called "The Dog" and


Before Midnight, the highly anticipated third film in Richard Linklater's "Before" series, comes out this week. Will I go see it the night it comes out? Probably not. But that's not because I don't want to see it. Rather, it's because I am at about the same stage of life as Celine and Jesse are

Perhaps the Most Beautiful Skateboarding Video You Will Ever See Just clicked over to Vimeo to see this in my recommended box. Skateboarder Joe Rattray (aka The Predatory Bird) is shown skateboarding, only we see his shadow doing the tricks. The shadow play plus the eerie music by Nick Cave makes this video a must-watch, maybe even a couple times.

Conan O’Brien Invents a Museum I Wish Existed

I tuned in to Conan last night to see one of the best sketches in ages. Conan enlists the help of Corbin Bernsen to present the Museum of Pop Culture References, a fictional museum for viewers who are too young to get Conan's jokes. Wouldn't that be a great idea for a real museum?

Stephen Colbert On Working For Free

The Colbert Report I haven't posted on this blog in forever, but this video - a clip from last night's Colbert Report - seemed like a good way to get my feet wet again. In this clip, Stephen Colbert discusses the recent layoff of 50 staff members at CNN: "Nobody important. Just editors and photojournalists."