The online magazine Ozy covers people, places and trends on the horizon. Co-founder Carlos Watson joins All Things Considered regularly to tell us about the site's latest discoveries.
This week, he tells NPR's Arun Rath about a humanitarian who doesn't hate war, the unlikely love story between two punk rock icons and the most sensible scary movie ever made.
The New And The Next
A Punk Rock Love Story
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"Tom Neely, an artist, a couple of years ago said, 'What if you take these hardcore rockers: Henry Rollins, Glenn Danzig. They're known as tough, tough, tough guys. And instead of making them friends and buddies and sometimes competitors, why not make them lovers? He made a cartoon out of it and called it 'Henry and Glenn Forever.'
"And while Henry Rollins laughed at it and kind of enjoyed it, Glenn Danzig didn't find it quite so funny."
"This thing has gone viral. By a very cool director, Joe Nicolosi. Basically, spoofs all the horror films we're used to seeing and says, 'What if people actually acted reasonably in these things? What if there was logic?'
"Very, very funny. You absolutely have to watch — it's only three minutes long."
"Sarah Holewinski, 36-year-old woman, formerly was working on a lot of health policy. She's taken over the Center for Civilian Conflict and has been an interesting sometimes controversial figure. She said that we should count how many civilians are actually hurt, killed or injured. ... General David Petraeus when he was running the conflict there in Iraq and Afghanistan called her over to consult with her and ask whether or not there was a way that the American military and others can go about war that would have fewer civilian casualties."