From theguardian.com It might sound unlikely, but The Joy of Painting – a kitsch, gentle show from the 80s which returns to TV this week – is the ultimate antidote to the trials of the modern world Vice’s TV channel has always been a decidedly patchy thing to watch. For every truly brilliant show it […]
ASMR & Wellness
That tingling feeling
We’ve all felt it, that mesmerizing effect that Bob can have on you. You’re watching along as Bob paints and all of a sudden you look up and realize you’ve watched the whole show.
Bob has that effect on you and it’s not a crazy notion. It’s real and it happens to everybody.
It’s called ASMR or Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response and it’s that static feeling you get at the back of your neck and down your spine and Bob is at the center of it.
The wisdom of Bob Ross
From winnipegfreepress.com Like many of us, I’m guilty of falling down the proverbial rabbit hole known as the internet from time to time. On this occasion, I came across a YouTube video of regular folks (i.e., non-artists) enjoying what they called a “Bob Ross Paint Night”. I had heard of The Joy of Painting author and PBS […]
11 Iconic Movie and TV Show Scenes That Double as Unintentional ASMR
From popsugar.com Keyboards click continuously under the typing fingers of an office. A diva with a sunrise yellow manicure taps their nails like spider legs from pinkie to index finger. A virgo doing origami folds a piece of paper, and with one quick motion, they smooth the crease between their fingers. Sounds like these are what we […]
Why Does Bob Ross Continue to Spread So Much Joy?
From Ever Widening Circles You may remember the painter Bob Ross from his famed PBS show or his portrayals in pop culture. But, do you know the story of how he came to be the permed happy painter we know and love today? In recent years, he has ascended to internet fame. But why? What […]
Bob Ross is helping students “unwind” at rec center
From thelantern.com Students are encouraged to relax and relieve stress through boxing, yoga, painting, massages, prizes and free food this week at the Jesse Owens North Recreation Center. The second annual “After 10 at JON,” hosted by Student Life Recreational Sports, will take place Thursday, including a variety of wellness and relaxation activities throughout the […]
21 “Background Noise” Shows That Are Perfect To Work, Scroll, Or Nap To
From Buzzfeed.com Recently, Redditor u/fiwlfe asked other users the question: “What’s your favorite ‘background noise’ show?” As someone who ALWAYS has to have some sort of background noise on, I was ~intrigued~. Here are some of their answers! 5. The Joy of Painting“It’s what I put on YouTube when I wanna nap. It’s especially soothing when Bob Ross works on […]