Dustin Hoffman Is the Feminist Grandpa You Never Knew You Needed

The Atlantic

We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cellphone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why, every day, The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today:

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Not to be out done by a weepy Robert DeNiro talking about how his son, who suffers from bipolar disorder, convinced him to do Silver Linings Playbook, today in Older Actors Who Make You Want to Give Them Hugs, we have Dustin Hoffman explaining why he took on the role of Dorothy in Tootsie

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Whew. In that same vein of feminism and whatnot, here's the "thug" version of Pride and Prejudice that will have you yearning for a Jane Eyre version:

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In case you haven't been paying attention, Toronto was hit with a major storm and floods this week. And so was this not-that-smart Ferrari driver, who decided to take on a wall of water:

And, finally, the apocalypse is here! We know as much because this cloud is moving like that girl from The Ring—all spastic and disjointed and stuff.  Nature, you are freaky: 

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