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Archive for December, 2012


SO Much Love: “Dance Like Nobody’s Watching” At The Airport

Angela Trimbur has become an all around favorite with the SO crew. Her big smile inducing way of life and not letting the shitting things kick her when she’s down […]

Photos – Erika Bogner

Best Of 2012: Twelve Memorable NYC Shows

T.S. Eliot said, “You are the music while the music lasts”, and in New York City the music never stops. Every night is alive with music, and the opportunities to […]


20 Best Tweets Modern Seinfeld

Twitter is a funny place. @FriendsSeason11, @Lord_Voldemort7 and @FakeAPstylebook are a few of the parody profiles that really make us chuckle. But what have we here? A “modern” phenomenon based […]


Ilana Glazer Is ‘Chronic Gamer Girl’

If you know Serial Optimist like I hope you do, then you know we have big time love for Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson. It’s been two years since we […]


Good Cop Great Cop

Writer and director Matt Porter teamed up with painter and animator Charlie Hankin to create “Good Cop Great Cop“. It’s super fun and you must watch it, but instead of […]


Short Film Spotlight: ‘Cabbit’

Montana based creative maker Soogie is the creator of a quirky little animated film titled Cabbit which is about a dapper little animal spirit that could very well be mistaken […]


Bree Housley: ‘We Hope You Like This Song’

Small town Iowa native Bree Housley, now big city sweat pant wearing author in Chicago, has penned a book, or what could also be called a “tribute”, to ineffable, incomparable […]


GALLERY: 20 Vintage Christmas Posters

Christmas e-mails, memes, GIF’s and 3-D commercials are all great, but sometimes it’s just nice to get a little nostalgic. Advertisements that don’t include a website and Twitter handle, but […]

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Best Of 2012: Interviews

We had a stellar and exciting year at Serial Optimist. One of the things we value most about SO is the interviews we get, and how we conduct those interviews. […]

Photographer Spotlight: Zachary Snellenberger

Zachary Snellenberger’s 19-year-old world as viewed through his lens is crispy lit in vivacious, yet muted jewel tones.  Understanding the quality of being able to stop time that photography allows – the […]


Best of 2012: ‘Top 40’ Songs That We Loved

It’s funny how certain sites and blogs that are all about “alt” and “indie” music would never share anything that was Top 40, unless of course it was in the […]


Best Of 2012: Viral Videos

2012: A year of ups and downs: Intense elections, more comedy television to love, Amanda Bynes and Lindsay Lohan (how often can a young girl be arrested?). It’s a miracle […]

Photo by Liezl Estipona

Best of 2012: Live Comedy Shows

Los Angeles is not just a melting pot of cultures, styles, and palates. As the entertainment capital, our city boasts the most abundant and eclectic offering of live comedy in […]


5 Worst Albums of 2012 (That We Kinda Liked)

Best Coast – The Only Place Everything about this album is catchy. It’s pretty ridiculous actually; even the album art is cutesy as fuck. A giant bear hugging the state […]