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Multimedia Producer with aarp.org. Lover of viral videos, especially ones involving laughing babies, mash-ups, auto-tuner and fuzzy animals.

An Awful Lot of Adorable

It’s the weekend, so why not kick back and enjoy 33 photos of animals with stuffed animals versions of themselves? While none of these little cuties are as famous or adored at Boo, who is so beloved that we can now all go out and pick up our very own stuffed Boo, there is something for everyone on this list. So, which one is your favorite?    

How Would You Feel About Being Woken up by This Every Morning?

This is how Boo wakes his owner each morning. At 5:00am.

Stiller and Meara at the Oscars

I want Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller to hit the red carpet and interview stars at this year’s Oscars. I think they are fabulous and frankly, I don’t know why they are not already a go-to team for this sort of thing. They are Hollywood icons.  They are hilarious. And they produced one of the best things going in show business: Ben Stiller. This would be a great way to make up for last year’s Oscar invite snub (see the …

A Bride at 100 (Video)

Turning 100 is a significant milestone in and of itself, but Dana Jackson decided to also tie the knot on her one hundredth birthday. Jackson met Bill Strauss, 87, some time ago the Western Kentucky Active Day Center. They were reunited at the Rosewood Health Care Center(where they both now live) in Bowling Green, Ky. They got hitched last week. Jackson has been married three times before, but this was her first wedding with both a wedding dress and an …

Love, Peace and Soul – Remembering Don Cornelius

The news of Don Cornelius’s death has me, like many people, thinking about his legacy and his iconic show, Soul Train. Soul Train was a funky forum for emerging talent and a place where young, super-cool dancers in the seventies, eighties and nineties could strut their stuff. It was also one of the longest running syndicated shows on television. Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Chaka Khan, The O’Jays and Gladys Knight & The Pips are just some of the acts who …

What Keeps You Creative?

Have you ever watched something that reignites your creativity and maybe even inspires to dust off an old aspiration? This video, by the folks at TO-FU, does just that. It is based on a list, 29 Ways to Stay Creative, created by Paul Zii for his Life on Michigan Avenue blog. The presentation is energizing and very darn cool. The video had such an effect on me that I decided to add to the list. Here is my #30… Look …