If you haven’t heard of the website Buzzfeed, you’re missing out! For the past few months I’ve been checking Buzzfeed regularly for my daily dose of entertainment and inspiration. In addition to the full website, Buzzfeed also has an app, which I find much more user friendly and easier to read. For those of you that don’t know, Buzzfeed provides (generally) humorous articles, lists, videos and quizzes. These fast, entertaining reads are perfect for unwinding after a long day at school. Some of the best content I’ve seen includes exciting artwork, lesson ideas, DIY projects, and art history geekery. One thing I love is that you can easily share Buzzfeed’s content with friends through various social media sites like Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook. Or you can send a good old fashioned email.
Here are just a few of my favorite articles I’ve retweeted (@cliveartroom):
So next time you need to check out and have a good laugh give Buzzfeed a try. Browse the latest articles and search through its archives for those things that may interest you. The Buzzfeed app even lets you tailor articles to your reader tastes! (A word of warning: Buzzfeed sometimes features some more adult themes, so it probably wouldn’t be a good choice to use with students!)
What art humor sites have you browsed in the past?
How do you stay in the loop with your busy schedule?
What’s one Buzzfeed list you wished existed for art educators?