We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cell phone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today:
Watch this video, bookmark it, and watch it the next time you think you'd rather go home than wait in a long line to vote. Seriously, Time's look at the Rockaways on the election night hits the matrix where heart-break and optimism meet and it makes you really appreciate a right we shouldn't take for granted:
The best part of Louis C.K.'s SNL appearance was his "Lincoln" skit. Six days later, here we are with a new video: the director's cut of the Lincoln-Louie parody—it's funnier, dirtier, and one really awesome look at what NBC think is too offensive for network television.
Children, we've learned, are not safe from the pranks of Jimmy Kimmel. Neither is Jimmy Kimmel's aunt.
And finally, the weekend is here. We're talking like one hour away. This baby elephant video is clear evidence of that:
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