Here’s a bit of Swedish you can bust out at cocktail parties (remember those?) when the global COVID-19 pandemic ends and social gatherings become a thing again: The word is ” √∂verv√§ldigad!”* Roughly translated it means “mind blown!” And that’s what we uttered, dare we say “exclaimed,” when we heardContinue Reading

. . . . . Illusionist and extreme endurance performer, dare we say performance artist, David Blaine has just done another one of his stunt-spectacles this week. On Wednesday he floated into the sky strapped to dozens of helium balloons like the character Carl Fredrickson and his house in theContinue Reading

Mysterious and infamous U.K. artist Banksy has bankrolled a small refugee rescue ship sailing the Mediterranean Sea. The boat is named the M.V. Louise Michel. It’s run by a non-profit organization whose mission is to “uphold maritime law and rescue anyone in peril without prejudice.” The vessel is decorated withContinue Reading