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Late Night W David Letterman: John Cleese

From Late Night with David Letterman - July 6, 1988.

David Letterman talks to John Cleese about Independence Day, the English, fish, British holidays, cricket and his new film "A Fish Called Wanda". And they make toast!!!


The Truth About Real Estate Agents: Freakonomics Movie

An animated feature of Levitt's research on real estate agents, and how their incentives can really cost you.

Clip from the 2010 documentary "Freakonomics: The Movie". A dream team of directors explore the hidden side of everything.


The Plan To Take Our Democracy Back

Help us reduce the influence of money in politics! Professor Lawrence Lessig goes over the problem - and the plan to solve it.

The Mayday Political Action Committee is crowdsourcing the money it needs to get a Congress committed to fundamental reform by 2016. This is our first essential step.

How Aaron Swartz Helped Inspire the Super PAC to End All Super PACs
http://motherboard.vice.com/read/how-aaron-swartz-helped-inspire-lawrence-lessigs-mayday-pac

http://mayday.us


Dealing with Corruption

Paul Garrison is Chairman of the Budapest based Garrison Group, a development consultancy agency with prestigious clients throughout the whole region, such as Telenor, Procter & Gamble and Sony PlayStation.

Paul Garrison at TEDxDanubia 2010


Basketball Player Re-Dunks His First Dunk

Izzy Wagner '13 converts the field goal with the one-handed put back dunk but the rules of basketball frown upon using the rim as a handle. The dunk does not count.

From Sports On The Side


Angels With Filthy Souls

Angels With Filthy Souls is a movie within a movie, a parody of Angels With Dirty Faces seen in Home Alone movie.

The movie that Kevin watches on video tape is not a real film, but footage especially created. It was called "Angels With Filthy Souls." Along with other similar era references in the movie, this is a play upon the movie Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) starring James Cagney.


Queueing Theory: Why the Other Line Moves Faster

Bill reveals how "queueing theory" - developed by engineers to route phone calls - can be used to find the most efficient arrangement of cashiers and check out lines. He reports on the work of Agner Erlang, a Danish engineer who, at the opening of the 20th century, helped the Copenhagen Telephone Company provide the best level of service at the lowest price.