Reading While Eating for November 29: Going Retro

Tuesday's links talk old-school filmmaking and classic celebrity shoes.

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A couple walk during a snowfall in an amusement park in Tbilisi, Georgia, November 28, 2011

Comedy Comeback: Carlos Mencia has emerged back on the comedy scene, minus 70 pounds and plus a lot more humility. (New York Times)

Must-Watch Discussion: Have a lot of time on your hands? Watch this clip, over an hour long, of an out-of-character video of Stephen Colbert interviewing astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson. (BoingBoing)

Doo Doo, Doo Doo Doo: The song “Mahna Mahna” is best known as a classic Muppets ditty. But it actually started in an Italian movie soundtrack. (Slate)

Fancy Footwork: Some people are so famous that you’re willing to look at a photo gallery of their shoes. (LIFE)

Name Game: An oil company has renamed itself Pixar. Yeah, that’s not going to cause any controversy at all. (The Daily What)

Old School: These ten films mastered black and white filmmaking, long after the black and white era ended. (TIME Entertainment)

Viral Video: A talking trash can at Disney World convinced one tourist to propose to his girlfriend. Talk about a fairy-tale ending. (BuzzFeed)