Folly of the Week – How the necktie industry saved Fathers Day

Each Friday, Andrew and friends will tell you about something that caught their attention this week – a song, a book, a video game. If you have suggestions for Folly of the Week, send it to us at inpraiseoffolly@gmail.com. In honor of Father's Day this weekend, here is an amusing article from Vox on the history of Father's Day, from it's initial inception in 1910 (shortly after the founding of...

Folly of the Week – A Bang and Olufsen History Lesson

Each Friday, Andrew and friends will tell you about something that caught their attention this week – a song, a book, a video game. If you have suggestions for Folly of the Week, send it to us at inpraiseoffolly@gmail.com. The brand Bang & Olufsen has become synonymous with audio and video quality, selling some of the most lauded speakers in the world - though not without the...

The Cinephile – Life Edition

It's been an ongoing project, but I think I've finally put together a master list of every movie I've ever watched! It currently totals 909 films, spanning many genres - though I'm sure people can pick up on my favorites. You can check it out here. My current goal is to get to 1000 before the end of the year, so if you're bored and want to watch a movie that's not on this list, just let me know!

Folly of the Week – The origins of fantasy accents and tropes

Each Friday, Andrew and friends will tell you about something that caught their attention this week – a song, a book, a video game. If you have suggestions for Folly of the Week, send it to us at inpraiseoffolly@gmail.com. Every week the A.V. Club solicits contributions from its readers for interesting articles found around the internet. This week's entry involved the origins of the...

Folly of the Week – Gorillaz and Defying Genre

Each Friday, Andrew and friends will tell you about something that caught their attention this week – a song, a book, a video game. If you have suggestions for Folly of the Week, send it to us at inpraiseoffolly@gmail.com. I've read pieces in the past about the Gorillaz, but an article recently surfaced on AVClub with the intriguing title "Gorillaz revolutionized pop music without actually...