Posts Tagged ‘Violence’

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Talks Palin Cross Hairs

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords talks about being on Sarah Palin’s Cross Hairs map and having her district office’s door smashed in: “There are consequences.” Found at YouTube from newstodayvideo.

Dalai Lama On Compassion & Respect

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

Two talks at Stanford emphasize the need for dialogue in resolving conflict, and the need for compassion that extends beyond creeds and beliefs. Found at YouTube from StanfordUniversity.

Crips & Bloods

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

With a first-person look at the notorious Crips and Bloods, this film examines the conditions that have lead to decades of devastating gang violence among young African Americans growing up in South Los Angeles. Narrated by Forest Whitaker. Found at Hulu.

Moscow Subway Bombing Aftermath

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

Bomb attacks on two Moscow underground stations have killed at least 38 people. 64 more were wounded in the blasts, during the crowded rush hour. Found at YouTube from RussiaToday.

Kermit The Frog Says Drink Wilkins Coffee Or You’ll Die

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

This is a series of local commercials did for featuring early versions of Kermit the Frog and other muppets engaged in violent acts over the consumption of coffee.
Found via via .

Super Punch explains:

From 1957 to 1961, Henson made 179 commercials for Wilkins Coffee and other Wilkins products, including Community Coffee and Wilkins Tea. The ads were so successful and well-liked that they sparked a series of remakes for companies in other local markets throughout the 1960s.

The ads starred the cheerful Wilkins, who liked Wilkins Coffee, and the grumpy Wontkins, who hated it. Wilkins would often do serious harm to Wontkins in the ads — blowing him up, stabbing him with a knife, and smashing him with a club, among many other violent acts.

Are Violent Video Games Adequately Preparing Children For The Apocalypse?

Saturday, February 28th, 2009