Tuesday, January 22

The Museum of Failure opened in Los Angeles  on Friday, and will be open until Feb. 4. The Museum features a range of failed products, from unpopular Oreo flavors, such as PB&J and Swedish Fish, to a Barbie alternative designed to teach children about showing sympathy for the less fortunate. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Museum of Failure displays misguided, unsuccessful creations

The Museum of Failure succeeds in exhibiting some of society’s larger failures. First exhibited in Helsingborg, Sweden, the Museum of Failure is the brainchild of Samuel West, a clinical psychologist who began cataloguing and collecting items to celebrate failure, due to the social stigma surrounding the concept of failure. Read more...

Photo: The Museum of Failure opened in Los Angeles on Friday, and will be open until Feb. 4. The Museum features a range of failed products, from unpopular Oreo flavors, such as PB&J and Swedish Fish, to a Barbie alternative designed to teach children about showing sympathy for the less fortunate. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

The Museum of Failure opened in Los Angeles  on Friday, and will be open until Feb. 4. The Museum features a range of failed products, from unpopular Oreo flavors, such as PB&J and Swedish Fish, to a Barbie alternative designed to teach children about showing sympathy for the less fortunate. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Comedian and UCLA alumnus Ben Goldsmith uses a real-life past relationship as inspiration for his current web show "Lovers United." Goldsmith began work on the series in December 2013. He is currently in the process of translating the YouTube series into a sitcom with a similar premise. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

Alum uses romantic comedy series to show humor in everyday interactions

Comedian Ben Goldsmith uses his real-life past relationship as inspiration for his current web show, “Lovers United.” After launching his production company, Dumb Owl Productions, in March 2014, the UCLA alumnus said he invested much of his energy in “Lovers United,” which explores the dynamic between Goldsmith and Leah Kilpatrick, his former partner. Read more...

Photo: Comedian and UCLA alumnus Ben Goldsmith uses a real-life past relationship as inspiration for his current web show "Lovers United." Goldsmith began work on the series in December 2013. He is currently in the process of translating the YouTube series into a sitcom with a similar premise. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

Comedian and UCLA alumnus Ben Goldsmith uses a real-life past relationship as inspiration for his current web show "Lovers United." Goldsmith began work on the series in December 2013. He is currently in the process of translating the YouTube series into a sitcom with a similar premise. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)


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