Carlos Santana had a hit in 1970 with his version of Tito Puente’s “Oye Como Va.” Now Santana and his wife Cindy have recorded a new version with musicians from around the world as part of the Playing For Change series.
The 50-year showbiz veteran offers instant feedback and advice to aspiring actors as they perform monologues and scenes at Vulture Fest LA.
Ryan George makes some very funny videos imagining pitch meetings for well-known movies and TV shows. One of my favorites is this one, for “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” particularly the part about the odd, scary boat ride in the middle.
I enjoy the series of videos of experts commenting on the veracity of movie and TV clips related to their fields. This is one of my recent favorites, with a forensic pathologist laughing at how wrong some autopsy scenes are.
Picture Of The Day: I haven’t been watching much of the Summer Olympics, yet something I came upon last night involving athletes from Italy and Qatar competing in the high jump personified pure joy.
Picture Of The Day: I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve watched SpaceX bring the first stage of one of its rockets back to Earth for a nice, soft, vertical landing. But it still amazes me every time — including this one today.