Emile Cohl

Gavin Newsom

Did Gavin Newsom Murder His Mother?

Gavin Newsom, the current governor of California, is the kind of person who should be kept as far from the reins of power as possible. His life and career are marked by selfish ambition, adultery, lying, and even matricide. He’s the kind of man who cheats on his then-wife, Kimberly Guilfoyle—now the girlfriend of Donald [...]

Emile Cohl’s “Fantasmagorie”

Since Margaret stole my "cool, historical video" for her Free-for-All, I find myself forced to fall back on my #2 OpenCulture option: "Fantasmagorie," thought (by some) to be the first fully-animated film. It was created in 1908 by Emile Cohl, “The Father of the Animated Cartoon.” [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEAObel8yIE&feature=player_embedded#! 635x355]