FDL Movie Night: Love Me

By: Monday April 28, 2014 4:59 pm

Love Me, directed by tonight’s guest Jonathan Narducci, follows a group of men in search of a life partner as they traverse the the unique world of Ukrainian email-order brides. Each hopes to find true love and a lasting relationship as they embark on a romance tour of the Ukraine, organized by A Foreign Affair, one of the world’s leading international dating websites.

 

Penguin Sweaters: The Internet Yarn Keeps Spinning

By: Thursday March 6, 2014 12:34 pm

Knitting sweaters for penguins, a perfect storm of squee and awww that hits every hipster button: Cute widdle birds, knitting, helping some faraway land during an environmental disaster, and social media. Except the sweaters don’t get put on the birds; they are used for fundraising.

It’s possibly one of the best yarns that the internet has even spun.

Late Night FDL: Thomas Kinkade “Painter of Light,” Kitsch, Dead at 54

By: Saturday April 7, 2012 8:00 pm

Artist Thomas Kinkade–whose paintings featured bucolic, idealized landscapes and homespun visions fraught with cloyingly twee Christian themes, as though Rick Santorum’s frothy dream of America spilled out of his well-lubed head and splattered on a canvas–has died at age 54. And the faux-art market world is one ego smaller.

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