Internet on Bay
Staten Islanders are used to being the butt of many jokes. Luckily, much like our snide New York City counterparts, Staten Islanders have developed a tough skin and aren’t afraid to laugh at themselves. It was only a matter of time until someone took the jokes to the internet, chronicling them on our very own Inst
Led by Director of Photography, Geoff Celis, the production team at Impractical Jokers take on The Mannequin Challenge.
“Ladies First” is the code by which Manny Rondon and Joon Chung live by on their ‘Just The Gals’ podcast, a weekly program where the duo of comedians interview interesting strong women from all walks of life (though many of them are comedians as well.)
Have you ever wondered what it might taste like if you were to eat candy from the 80’s and 90’s? Jayme Kilsby’s (https://twitter.com/brainexploderrr) new show documents just that, so your wondering stops here! Bad Taste, a new series, puts 20+ year old candy into one, sad man’s hands as he eats and reviews it so the world doesn’t have to. He’s not the hero we think we deserve, but he’s the hero we need.
Staten Island’s Casey Jost, Is J.J. Abrams in “Star Wars: The Force of Abrams,” a new video short by digital comedy network, Above Average. The clip, which has already been shared by Entertainment Weekly, pokes fun at Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ direcot Abrams’ tendency to rehash revitalize the work of other filmmakers.
Today we have a mesmerizing video showing a time-lapse of snow accumulating in Grant City. The clip, produced by Staten Islander Damian Thomas of Dog and Pony Show, shows the snowfall from 8am to 9pm on Saturday, January 23rd.
Vin Forte has been doing a radio show for a long time. From 2007 to 2011 he was hosting his own show on WSIA, the official radio station of The College of Staten Island. Now, Forte hosts the “Any Time” podcast on Dog and Pony Show. The podcast, which has been been releasing episodes since August, has some ambitious goals.
As promised, Dog and Pony Show website relaunched on Monday, with a shiny new site, and a self-deprecating/irreverent video being released. Returning for the 2015 version of the site, Chris Olivieri (that’d be me), Tavis Delahunt, and Vin Forte have returned and are contributing in similar capacities as before. Co-founders Carlo Montagnino and Damian Thomas will also return with somewhat diminished roles. You’ll be reintroduced to Carlo in a The Simpsons themed video which drops early next week.