The Friday Five

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The Friday Five is a collection of five things - videos, products, books, stories, and the like - that are fun, smart, and help us get the weekend going with something cool.

We'd love to hear some suggestions from the community about what you've been reading or watching lately that you think would be a great fit for the Friday Five - so leave a comment here or post about it in the Community Room!

To start with, here's a great video from author Sara Barron talking up her debut collection, People Are Unappealing. We think it's hilarious!








Van the Man performing his seminal Astral Weeks in its entirety (and then some!) 40 years after its original release.

 

 









Here's a great video from some old friends across the pond demonstrating the importance of having a good phrase book when traveling overseas:







The full 60 episodes of The Wire including installments penned by George Pelecanos, Dennis Lehane, and Richard Price.

 









And finally, our friend and longstanding community member thewanderingjew has shown us this truly inspiring video of Susan Boyle on Britain's Got Talent. Thanks for the great link, twj!



Click here to watch Susan Boyle on Britain's Got Talenr


We hope you enjoy these videos and fun products, and have a great weekend - hopefully one of the first nice weekends of the Spring!
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