Jackie Chan breaking cement blocks with his fist…while holding an egg

June 30, 2012 | 5 comments

(via Reddit)

A step in the New York City subway that everyone trips on

June 28, 2012 | 10 comments

Brooklyn-based filmmaker Dean Peterson noticed recently that people were constantly stumbling on the same stair as they came out the subway at his stop. It turns out that step is a fraction of an inch taller than the rest…

He posted this video to Reddit yesterday where it hit the front page and has since spread to other large sites. Whether or not all this attention made a difference, I don’t know, but now the stairway is closed off

A collection of recycled phrases in Aaron Sorkin scripts

June 26, 2012 | 4 comments

Aaron Sorkin is a preeminent and prolific screenwriter, notable for, among other shows and movies, A Few Good Men, The West Wing, The Social Network and Moneyball.

Like any author, he has his favorite tropes that he reuses again and again. I have no idea whether or not Sorkin repeats himself in his work more than other writers do, but other writers don’t have creative YouTubers out there cutting and splicing all the repetition together into a funny video.

The following mashup is made of bits from MaliceA Few Good MenBulworthSports NightThe West WingStudio 60Charlie Wilson’s WarThe Social Network, and, strangely, Tom Hanks 1993 Oscar Speech…

(via Gawker)