The goal of Your Weekly Dose of Aww is to take a break from the grind. To relax, sit back, and smile. In today’s edition, here is a golden retriever puppy who is learning the fine art of resistance. You can see how bad she wants that treat. At nine weeks old she’s pretty well trained already. Take a look.
A veteran returning home from overseas is a beautiful thing. The Internet is full of videos of men and women in uniform surprising their loved ones with their homecoming. This video is no exception. This marine came home early to surprise his brother who plays basket ball for an Illinois university. This will be the first time he’s seen his brother play in years. Watch this truly heartfelt moment.
It was a sad Labor Day when we heard of the passing of Michael Clarke Duncan. Taken from us too soon, the Oscar-nominated actor was only 54 years old. Often referred to as a gentle giant, Duncan has starred in many movies. Some of our favorites include The Whole Nine Yards, Talladega Nights, and Armageddon. We must not forget his (arguably) most powerful role: John Coffey in The Green Mile. Here is a scene from is Oscar-nominated performance. (We’re sorry about tugging on your heart strings a little too hard.)
It’s Monday. It’s also Labor Day, but if some of you are at work, here is some cuteness to help you finish your day. You may or may not know, but when otters sleep they hold hands so they don’t drift apart. That in itself is already adorable. In this video, Nellie, the talking sea otter wants to say hello. Hello
Calling all vintage shoppers, 90′s enthusiasts and lovers of independent music; Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, a Seattle-based rapper/producer/DJ/hype men/fashionisto act, are creating quite a buzz via youtube and social media outlets lately. Their latest move was releasing the single and video, Thrift Shop, off the duo’s forthcoming sophomore album, The Heist. The Heist will hit itunes Oct. 9 and The Heist World Tour will hit the Valley of the Sun Oct. 28 at Club Red in Tempe. Enjoy. *contains some explicit lyrics*
If you’ve ever been a car wreck and had the airbags deploy, you know they’re pretty powerful. But have you ever wondered how powerful they really are? Some good ‘ol boys decided to find out for themselves in this video. WARNING: if you’re planning on watching this video while at work (like you really surf DLT when working, it’s okay we won’t tell anyone), this video contains some foul language. It’s worth it though.
Often we’ve wondered what it would be like to be part of the social elite. To have paparazzi constantly snapping your photo and star-struck fans screaming your name. Chances are we won’t ever be able to experience such a thing. A young man in NYC decided he wanted to find out for his own what that’s like. You can see how quickly things get out of hand, nonetheless it must’ve been a fun experiment. Take a look.
One of our favorite bands, Passion Pit, has recently released a new album, about a week ago actually. Debuting on the charts at no. 5, the album, Gossamer, is the their first album since 2009′s smash Manners. The electronic-indie group has wowed us once again. Their newest single, Take A Walk, is the Passion Pit we’ve been waiting three years for. Take a listen.
The tabloids sure do love Lindsay Lohan. Honestly, she’s kind of a train wreck. In this video, check out the many (often scary) faces of Lindsay. This video leaves us thinking one thing: remember kids, drugs are bad.
Gotye’s “Somebody I used to know” undoubtedly became one of the year’s most popular songs. When a song becomes this popular, covers in a variety genres start to popup on YouTube. In Gotye’s case, hundreds, maybe even thousands of covers started to emerge on the interwebs. And how did he respond to it? Gotye began to compile some of the best ones and turned it into this. This guy really knows how to show his fans appreciation.
Grizzly Bear, the Brooklyn-based indie rock band has done it again. Their new album, Shields, might be one of the most highly anticipated albums coming out this year. It has been almost three years since we have seen anything new from them and honestly we can’t wait until September to listen to this new record. The track Yet Again, is the first one released and we can already tell it’s going to be a hit. If you like anything that ranges from psychedelic rock to experimental, then this is the band for you.
If you’ve been following the Olympics at all then surely you’ve noticed how terrible of a job NBC has been doing. It’s obvious they care more about prime time television than giving away dreaded spoilers. Check out this video from the Business Insider.
Today is Will Ferrell’s 45th birthday and we’re celebrating our favorite funny man with a montage featuring 25 of his greatest quotes.
With Ferrell’s most recent film, Casa de Mi Padre, generating $5.9 million at the box office (according to Rotten Tomatoes) and the announcement of an Anchorman sequel, Ferrell has plenty to celebrate this year.
Share your favorite Will Ferrell quotes with us below.