Tag Archive for: strange things

This first Echo Park video to cure your Sunday blues (another week starts tomorrow… sigh) comes from Pamela Wilson of L.A. Unleashed on the LA Times website. A backyard hummingbird, which you’d normally see vigorously flying around, chilled out long enough for her to snap some video: “For more than 7 minutes, I videotaped the tiny creature, watching it bounce and sway, and I started to hear soul music in my head. After it finally flew away, with the footage in my computer, I added just the right Al Green song, ‘I Feel Good,’ and it’s just like he’s dancing to the music.”

Check out the final product below:

(h/t The Eastsider LA for the link!)

In things weird and strange, The Eastsider LA posted a short video taken by someone yesterday at Echo Park Lake who captured a few seconds of someone navigating the waters on not a boat, but an air mattress:

Good luck to that guy! He’s probably still trying to get back to shore.


Here’s the guy who did it: Marc Horowitz of The Advice of Strangers website. One of his website fans suggest he try boating on the lake on an air mattress. Here’s his video: