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Need A Laugh? Here Are Five Fun Articles To Raise Your Spirits

Working from home and find yourself with some extra time on your hands? We've gathered five articles that may help to bring a smile.

By Watchonista

In uncertain times like these, sometimes all we need is a good laugh. What better way to get your mind off reality than looking at some of the most “out of the box” articles Watchonista has published?

Choose Your Weapon: Which Watch Hands Would You Take Into A Gladiator Match?

Since you may find yourself with more TV time these days, why not start with a re-watch of the now-iconic Russell Crowe film Gladiator? As a watch enthusiast, imagine watching this film and all of a sudden, the weapons in the arena are in fact, watch hands? If any movie producer is reading this, feel free to take this idea for your next remake. 
 

Sexy ‘70s: Seven Funky Birds From My Collection – Playlist Included

Self-isolation can also be a fine time to listen to some good tunes. Our Co-Founder, Marco Gabella put together a seventies inspired Spotify playlist paired with some of his favorite vintage watches. An article for your listening and viewing pleasure!
 

The Summer Of Stranger Things: The Watches To Wear When Fending Off The Mind Flayer

Stranger Things' new season is just around the corner, so this might be the best time to catch up on this retro sci-fi series. While the relatively-young cast doesn’t really wear watches (yet) we have taken the liberty of deciding which watches best fit their personalities.
 

Bad Moon Rising: Five Watches You Should Never Take Into Space

Space, the final frontier, or perhaps the nicest place to go during a government-mandated quarantine. Before beginning this arduous journey, it's best to make sure your watch is spaceworthy. Here's our selection of watches that are NOT meant to be worn in space.
 

Crime Time: Our Top Five Scandalous Stories From The Watch World

Today's news isn't focusing much on the epidemic of watch related robberies and general mischief. Luckily, we've gathered five of the best scandalous stories circulating in the watch world. A bit of true crime can certainly distract from life's worries.
 

Spencer Matthews had his Rolex Daytona stolen by a scooter gang

BONUS! Click At Your Own Risk! Our Top Five Watches For The Silver Screen's Most Infamous Slashers

This is also a great time to catch up on the scary movies that you told your better half you were “too busy” to watch (but were actually low-key scared). If you're like us, you can pass the time by picturing these on-screen slashers wearing a wide variety of timepieces to match. 
 

Norman Bates says click at your own risk!

(Photography by Watchonista)

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Going Viral: Five Watches To Wear Under Quarantine

By Rhonda RicheEditor-At-Large
Whether you’re stuck on a cruise ship or under involuntary house arrest, these watches will help you pass the time.

Thanks For The Meme-ories: Our Favorite Watch Memes

By Viviana ShanksSocial Media Manager and Editor
Sometimes we get lost in the seriousness and repetitious nature of all the different industries. Although full of news, the watch industry is no different in...

Summer Rewind: Our Favorite Friday Fun Articles

By Watchonista
You’ve worked hard all week, so why not take some time (when the boss isn’t looking) to reward yourself with a laugh or two?

Bad Moon Rising: Five Watches You Should Never Take Into Space

By Rhonda RicheEditor-At-Large
A new space race has been ignited by the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. Plus, the very real possibility of civilian space tourism through Virgin...

Click At Your Own Risk! Our Top Five Watches For The Silver Screen's Most Infamous Slashers

By Thomas HendricksContributor
These watches complete our favorite slashers better than blood on a jumpsuit.