THE LAST BLOCKBUSTER – A Nostalgic Documentary ft. Kevin Smith

The last blockbuster is a fun and nostalgic documentary following the manager of the final remaining Blockbuster video rental store as she struggles to keep her business open. I miss Blockbuster! There was something truly magic about video rental stores: The smell, the popcorn, the satisfaction of browsing though all those VHS/DVD/Blu-Ray cases. Even though […]

How Dick Came to be Short for Richard

An informative video taking a look at how the name “Dick” became to be short for Richard. The name Richard is thought by most etymologists to derive from the Proto-Germanic ‘Rikharthu’, meaning more or less “hard ruler” (‘Rik-‘ meaning ‘ruler’ and ‘-harthu’ meaning ‘hard’). This was adopted into Old High German as ‘Ricohard’, and from […]