The Mindy Project’s Adam Pally Interviews Martellus Bennett

The Mindy Project‘s Adam Pally and Parks & Recreation/House of Lies‘ Ben Schwartz guest hosted The Late Late Show on CBS this week. The entire episode was entertaining, but their interview with Chicago Bears football player Martellus Bennett may be the funniest late night segment ever. Between the font jokes and book talk, I’m a little in love with Martellus.

You can watch the Martellus Bennett interview clip at CBS and the full episode below…


Renee Fleming & Brad Mehldau: Extinguish My Eyes, I’ll Go On Seeing You (Rilke Poem)

The worlds of Opera, Jazz and Poetry collide in the strking, haunting and very unusual song “Extinguish My Eyes, I’ll Go On Seeing You” featuring vocals by soprano Renée Fleming, music by jazz pianist Brad Mehldau and lyrics taken from Rainer Maria Rilke’s poem of the same title. This exquisite cross-genre collaboration is on the duo’s Rilke-inspired album, Love Sublime. Renée Fleming is set to perform the National Anthem at the Superbowl.

Extinguish my eyes, I’ll go on seeing you.
Seal my ears, I’ll go on hearing you.
And without feet I can make my way to you,
without a mouth I can swear your name.

Break off my arms, I’ll take hold of you
with my heart as with a hand.
Stop my heart, and my brain will start to beat.
And if you consume my brain with fire,

I’ll feel you burn in every drop of my blood.

-Rilke

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