Aug. 26th, 2011

Friday. Whuhoo!!

I dunno about you but this week especially it could not come soon enough.

Here we go…

» June Bum Park 1 Parking

June Bum Park 1 Parking

Manually parking cars and moving people out of the way. (Sort of.)
Well done.

» ABC1: Rage Playlist Generator

ABC1: Rage Playlist Generator

This is a fan site of the popular Australian music video show (gonig strong since 1987) which creates Youtube playlists of every show they’ve had dating back to January 1998. Obviously not all videos are there but it’s a fascinating labor of love. Well done.

» Elapsed Time: Heavy Traffic

Elapsed Time: Heavy Traffic

An hour or so of landings and take-offs at Boston’s Logan International Airport, condensed to two minutes and 43 seconds.
Music is Massive Attack’s “I Am Home.”

» Cartoon Medley w/ Trivia! (feat. Paul Dateh)

Cartoon Medley w/ Trivia! (feat. Paul Dateh)

Adorable.
Sent in by Alison L.

Bonus Video:

» Tom Waits/Cookie Monster mashup – God’s Away On Business

Tom Waits/Cookie Monster mashup - God's Away On Business

Uploaded by someone named “cookiewaits”.
I am shocked that nobody thought of this before. Fantastic.

Enjoy your weekend everybody.

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Aug. 19th, 2011

Friday again. Right on time.

» 25 Greatest Unscripted Scenes in Films

25 Greatest Unscripted Scenes in Films

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Well done!

» MÖBIUS

MÖBIUS

“A collaborative stop motion sculpture”.
A really creative venture. Must have taken quite a bit of planning to pull off.
Sent in by many subscribers.

» Be Near Me

Be Near Me

“A short love story in 1 minute 20 seconds based on a Tennyson poem.”
Created by John X. Carey.
Poignant.

» 8 Hours In Brooklyn

8 Hours In Brooklyn

“All footage was shot within an 8 hour span in Brooklyn, NYC.”
Some great stuff here from director Jonathan Bregel.

Bonus Video:

» The Sounds Of Silence

The Sounds Of Silence

A whoooole lot of instances of someone in a movie crying “Silence!!”. It becomes hypnotic after a while.

I hope your weekend is fantastic.

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Aug. 12th, 2011

Welcome back! And Congratulations: another week completed.

Here are some videos…

» Fulton Lights – Staring Out The Window

Fulton Lights - Staring Out The Window

A music video directed by Ninian Doff, featuring crows. With arms!!

» Metropolis II

Metropolis II

“Chris Burden has been building Metropolis II for four years.”
This is referred to as a “kinetic sculpture” and it’s pretty fantastic.

» Keith Medley: Ancestors

Keith Medley: Ancestors

Which he plays on a custom built 27 string guitar. A really talented performer.
Sent in by quite a few subscribers.

» I Love Lucy – On Stage Color Footage (1951)

I Love Lucy - On Stage Color Footage (1951)

In 1951, a member of the live audience for I Love Lucy snuck an 8mm camera into a taping of the show. Here is the footage intercut with the actual show. Fantastic.

» Mariachi Connecticut Serenades a Beluga Whale

Mariachi Connecticut Serenades a Beluga Whale

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Charming.
Sent in by virtually everybody.

I hope your weekend is fantastic.

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Aug. 5th, 2011

Friday. Already? (More like: At last!)

Here are some videos!

» Move

Move

“3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage…”
Really well done.

» blink-182: Up All Night Fan Montage

blink-182: Up All Night Fan Montage

“To launch our first single in eight years, AT&T helped us search YouTube for every instance of fans using our music without our permission. And then we rewarded them for it. This film is made out of clips from all those videos.”
Whether you like Blink 182 or not: I think this is a cool idea.
Sent in by many, many subscribers.

» Mr. T on 80’s Fashion

Mr. T on 80's Fashion

I have no words. This is mid-80’s gold.
Sent in by Larissa H.

» Zeitreise 1-4 (Zeitraffer am POS)

Zeitreise 1-4 (Zeitraffer am POS)

A really beautiful time-lapse video. Loooong exposures in here. Nicely done.
Sent in by Ashy.

Bonus Video:

» Colbert timelapse

Colbert timelapse

Time lapse video of a 3D printer creating a bust of Stephen Colbert.

Enjoy your weekend video peoples.

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