In the latest installment of or our Op-Vid series Megan McArdle talks the 2012 election, explains why the economy is in it’s current status and how President Obama isn’t necessarily to blame.
We sent a reporter to find out what New Yorkers think about that hateful new ad in New York subway stations that seems to compare Muslims to ‘savages.’
Poet Caroline Rothstein performs ‘Fat’, a powerful slam on her years dealing with an eating disorder.
Lady Gaga tweeted this earlier tonight (“A poem by a very inspiring woman. Called ‘FAT’ Welcome to the revolution.”), after Rothstein posted the video saying she is “SO grateful for Lady Gaga for her bravery and championship in spearheading this crucial conversation!”
It’s pretty awesome. You should watch it.
If you watch one video on the web this week, let it be Spencer Ackerman’s takedown of life inside the beltway.
Shout-out to any SAS alums out there in the tumblr world. The last voyage shot this “seadub”-directed by Andrew Centofante-of the whole ship. Question to the talent…why didn’t you call this a shipdub?! The pun was right there for you to take! Great job though. We’re big fans of any and all cheesy lip-dubs, especially ones that send us stumbling down memory lane.
Newsweek’s Middle East Editor (and tumblr-er!) Christopher Dickey stars in our latest ‘Op-Vid: Campaign 2012’ video, tackling what the word “Occupation” truly means. If you’ve been following the revolution in Egypt, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and yep, Occupy Wall Street, we think you’ll enjoy this three-minute video. nwk tumblr feels smarter already. Great job, Christopher!
3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage… all to turn 3 ambitious linear concepts based on movement, learning and food ….into 3 beautiful and hopefully compelling short films…..
= a trip of a lifetime.
Super cool video. This is a bit like the ‘Where the Hell is Matt?’ dancing ‘round the world series but more artistic, with angles and all that good stuff.