In 1993, a quirky comedy film about a TV weatherman getting stuck in an inexplicable time loop was released and almost immediately became an irrevocable part of popular culture in the west. In 2006, Groundhog Day was added to the United States National Film Registery, having been deemed “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant”. In 2016, it was offered yet another tribute when it premiered as a stage musical, with a book by Danny Rubin (who co-wrote the movie and wrote the story on which it was based) and music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, who also wrote the musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Matilda. (more…)
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Aren’t these some of the coolest Chuck Taylor’s you’ve ever seen!? You’d probably fork over a good bit o’ cash for them, right? Well…you can’t. This shoe as well as designs for Breaking Bad and Dexter were created by Tauntr. And seriously, Converse, call this dude. (Fashionably Geek)