About Brian Skellenger

Brian is an actor, musician, writer, babysitter, and former Olympian. One of these things is a lie. Based in NYC, Brian honed his skills in the suburbs of Minneapolis, where he could often be seen doing jazz squares down the halls of his middle school. After obtaining a degree in musical theatre, he graced the stages of Minneapolis and St. Paul before making the move to NYC. In his spare time, Brian can be found playing board games, hitting around a volleyball, and forcing friends to improvise with him.

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Stolen Champagne Bottle Becomes The Ultimate Symbol In A Family’s Fight Against Cancer

The father of a boy who suffered from two bouts of cancer has shared the unlikely story of how a symbolic bottle of champagne was recovered against all odds after being stolen. Christian Blandford, then 18 months old, was diagnosed with a clear cell sarcoma of the kidney – a rare and aggressive form of … Continued

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Manager Of The Last Blockbuster Video On Earth Reveals How It Outlasted The Others

There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video on the planet. The computer system must be rebooted using floppy disks that only the general manager, a solid member of Gen X, knows how to use. The dot-matrix printer broke, so employees write out membership cards by hand. And the store’s business transactions … Continued

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Politician Shares The Heartfelt Letter An 11-Year-Old Girl Handed Him About Her Dire Living Situation

A British politician has shared a letter from an 11-year-old girl who told him she has problems sleeping because she has to sleep on the floor of her family-of-seven’s one-bed council flat. In the letter, the unnamed girl says: “I sleep on the floor with my two older sisters and every night when my dad … Continued

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World’s First Legally Married Transgender Couple Opens Up About Their ‘Multi-Orgasmic’ Sex Life

WARNING: EXPLICIT CONTENT The world’s first legally married transgender couple have spoken about their extraordinary “multi-orgasmic” sex life – with one of them enjoying 198 orgasms in 90 minutes, simply by thinking. “Completely compatible,” since Ginny Seaboy, 58, met her wife, Julia James, 55, through an online forum for trans women in 2009. Marrying just … Continued

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Minnesota Police Called To Do Welfare Check On Man ‘Hugging A Pillow’ Who Turns Out Not To Be A Man At All

Police in the snowy northern U.S. state of Minnesota received a surprise on Thursday when they were called to check on the welfare of a cardboard cutout figure. Officers at the Jordan Police Department received a report of an adult male standing “motionless outside,” “wearing no coat in the cold and hugging a pillow,” according … Continued

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Viral Video Of Huge Wall Of Ice Getting Blown Ashore Is Like ‘Game Of Thrones’ IRL

Severe winds from a huge storm in Canada created the unusual spectacle of huge blocks of ice tumbling on to the shore. Footage posted online by Niagara Parks Police in Ontario, Canada showed the mounds of frozen water from Lake Erie being blown on to the street. Winds at Niagara Falls had been reported to have … Continued

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This Video Of Theresa May Learning How To Play Pool Is Getting Roasted By Twitter

Theresa May showed she was prepared to take her cue from a European leader as she joined him in a game of pool. The Prime Minister was filmed learning how to hold a pool cue with her Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte on Sunday night. A clip of Theresa May playing pool with the Italian prime … Continued

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Hockey Puck Misses Sports Commentator’s Head By Mere Inches In Insane Viral Video

An ice hockey commentator had a narrow escape after a puck just missed hitting him in the head. Pierre McGuire was watching the Tampa Bay Lightning play the Columbus Blue Jackets in a National Hockey League game when the flying sports apparatus flew just inches past his temple. HEADS UP! pic.twitter.com/utul8x2tWP — NHL on NBC … Continued

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Boy’s Mind Is Completely Blown After His Tee-Ball Hit Somehow Lands Right Back On The Tee

A boy practicing his baseball swing has gone viral after his shot off a tee ricocheted off the wall he was aiming at and landed back where it came from. Isaac Husted, 11, was caught on CCTV pulling off the feat in footage which has since gone viral.   View this post on Instagram   … Continued

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Man Shares How Finding A 130-Year-Old Grave For Someone’s Pet Bunny Helped Him Deal With His Grief

An animal-loving widower told how turning detective after kicking a ‘rock’ when he stumbled while walking in the woods led him to discover a Victorian bunny grave – helping to heal his broken heart in the process. Retired photographer Sid Saunders, 75, of Hastings, East Sussex, England, started reconnecting with nature on long walks with … Continued


This Party Celebrating A Baby’s First 100 Days Of Life Is So Extra, And We’re Here For It

A baby has experienced his first taste of viral fame, after social media fell in love with his adorable “100-Days” celebration photos. Elliot Noah Ye captured hearts during his Baek-il party, a Korean tradition that celebrates the first successful 100 days of a baby’s life. Lorraine Ye, from San Francisco, posted the photo of her … Continued

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A Bunch Of Clever Chimps Were Caught On Video Escaping Their Zoo Enclosure By Stunned Visitors

Chimpanzees used a branch to escape an enclosure at Belfast Zoo on Saturday. The zookeeper blamed recent stormy weather for weakening trees inside their corral as visitors had a closer encounter than planned. The intelligent primates turned a limb into a makeshift ladder and scaled high walls surrounding their pen in Northern Ireland, footage posted … Continued