I’m back with week five, presenting a handful of videos I hope you won’t immediately forget you watched moments after you watch them, as is the case most of the time when surfing this Grand Interweb of ours. Because of the unfathomable volume of content out there to consume and the ludicrous level of convenience by which it is delivered, our attention spans are so short that sometimes it can feel like a chore to commit more than ten minutes to one video when you could simply scroll to the next post in your News Feed or click the “Stumble” button for the umpteenth time. That’s exactly the kind of thing I’m aiming to avoid in my little series here, selecting quality stuff that I think you’ll enjoy or find educational and perhaps even reflect on later. This week, we’ll go for a drive with Sir Patrick Stewart, join some skiers/snowboarders in the mountains, look at a new spin on coming out to your parents, and hike Machu Picchu with full 3D sound. Avanti!
1. Carpool – Sir Patrick Stewart
It seems I’ve found the British precursor to “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” There a few more notable big names in this series, but for the most part, you’d probably have to be from the U.K. to know who the rest are. I love this interview format! It’s easy to imagine what it would be like to go on a car ride with Patrick Stewart while watching this.
2. Searching for Spines // Episode Two
Just some all-around excellent skiing/snowboarding footage with great music and some exciting first-person views.
3. Coming Out Straight – Josh Healey
Hilarious! I laughed out loud, especially when he’s describing the liberal parents.
4. 3D Audio Machu Picchu – Smarter Every Day
Put those headphones on! The Binaural sound adds a great immersion factor.
Thanks for joining me for this week’s picks! See you next week!