Daily Grind :: Is the New Harry Potter Magical?

First image from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

First image from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Is the new Harry Potter play any good?  Nick Offerman in a Boat. Bionic Leaves. Soap Making. Book Industry Revolution? Insane Plumbing. Confusing Roads & Naked Restaurants. It's another eclectic mix for the Ventipop Daily Grind. Wednesdays are humpdays and hard, so no crying today in the Grind.  That will come later today when we post our saddest songs playlist.  So, laugh now.  Cry later.  Thanks for reading.

  • 1,000 lucky fans were the first to see a preview of the new Harry Potter play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child".  Safe to say, this JK Rowling writer might have a future in writing.

  • Harvard Researchers are busy engineering a bionic leaf that converts sunlight and water into liquid fuel.  They speak about the amazing ramifications of this here.

  • Q: What is a DDI?  A) The future of interstate interchanges or B) Possibly a fatal crash waiting to happen for any driver over the age of 35.

  • The BET Prince Tribute sounds a lot better than whatever that thing was Madonna did on the Billboard Music Awards.

  • Pop Culture inspired AND inspiring ice cream.  Visit If Mikey Likes It Ice Cream in NYC

  • Nick Offerman celebrates Father's Day with his dad:

Super Mario plumbing...and photograhic proof of a mental illness?

Super Mario plumbing...and photograhic proof of a mental illness?

  • Save money, be clean, pick your scents.  Learn how to make you own soaps at home.

  • How much does everyone working on a movie get paid?  Thanks to Vanity Fair for this video with the answer:


I leave you this morning not with a song but with a quote:

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
— Cyril Connolly

Check back later this afternoon for a music playlist to get you through Humpday. Cheers!