Aug. 31st, 2012

Join me in celebrating the last Friday of August 2012. (*sigh*…)

And so here we go.

» Job Interview

Job Interview

This was sent along by several subscribers, and it has made me laugh many times this week. Insane.

» COPS: Skyrim – Episode 1

COPS: Skyrim - Episode 1

“From creator @bryan_basham, producer of the viral ‘Death and Return of Superman’, comes COPS: Skryim – the Elder Scrolls equivalent of the long running TV series.”
I haven’t played this game, but this video is fantastic.

» Ghostly International presents Matthew Shlian

Ghostly International presents Matthew Shlian

“Matthew Shlian works within the increasingly nebulous space between art and engineering.”
There is some really beautiful and unique work here.

» Here Comes Honey Boo Boo Badger: The Ultimate Mash-up

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo Badger: The Ultimate Mash-up

“The ultimate internet mashup of Honey Boo Boo Child and the Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger.”
I’m sorry, America.
Sent in by Kyrsten G.

Bonus Video:

» The Images of the CNtower …. work in progress

The Images of the CNtower .... work in progress

“Ever notice a thin strip of an image being displayed across the tower’s elevator shaft? Well, here is a short clip of some of the images.”
This is excellent! Never knew.
Thanks to subscribers Tara P. and Liz E.

Happy, Happy Friday everybody, and please enjoy – if you get one – your long weekend.

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Aug. 24th, 2012

Hey look: Friday!

Are we ready? Okay. Let’s go!

» Complete MSL Curiosity Descent

Complete MSL Curiosity Descent

“This is a full-resolution version of the NASA Curiosity rover descent to Mars, taken by the MARDI descent imager.”
I love the features the new probes have on them. This is amazing footage.
Sent in by many subscribers. Fantastic.

» Making of Rio 2016

Making of Rio 2016

A short film about the seemingly organic nature of the creation of the Rio 2016 Olympic Logo
Sent along by Sheri C.

» Legitimate Rape

Legitimate Rape

“A lot of controversy over Todd Akin’s comments on “Legitimate Rape” and the miracles a woman’s uterus can do when it happens. But how does the uterus KNOW when the rape is legitimate? Finally, someone with answers – Me.”
Well done, and extremely timely.

» The Invisible Bicycle Helmet | Fredrik Gertten

The Invisible Bicycle Helmet | Fredrik Gertten

This was sent in by several subscribers and it’s a pretty great idea.

Bonus Video:

» Dan Castellaneta explains Homer Simpson’s

Dan Castellaneta explains Homer Simpson's

This guy must have a heck of a time ordering drive-thru. 🙂
An informative interview.
More interviews here.

Enjoy your Summer Friday. Have a great weekend.

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Aug. 17th, 2012

Holy cow, Friday. Where have you been?

This week’s videos unintentionally feature two (2!) fast-food-related videos. Viewer discretion is advised.

Let’s get started…

» Baby Got Back, Sung By the Movies

Baby Got Back, Sung By the Movies

“Clips from 295 movies used to recreate Sir Mix-A-Lot’s Baby Got Back, because I’m just that much of a nerd.”
This one is definitely making the rounds, but for very good reason: it’s amazing!
Sent along by many, many subscribers. Thanks everybody!

» Legend: A Journey Through Iceland

Legend: A Journey Through Iceland

“Legend takes you on an epic 12 minute visual and aural journey through Iceland’s breathtaking landscapes during the time of the midnight sun.”
Does it ever. Nicely done.

» Ball

Ball

A neat little montage… of balls. [Yes, okay, insert off-colour joke here…]

» Five Guys Burgers and Fries Review

Five Guys Burgers and Fries Review

“If you have NOT been to Five Guys Burger and Fries for JUST THAT? Burgers and Fries, you have NOT lived baby!!!”
This guy is awesome.
Suggested by Sarah C.

Bonus Video:

» How to Make Your Own Chick-Fil-A (Insanely Fast Rapping)

How to Make Your Own Chick-Fil-A (Insanely Fast Rapping)

The man is fast, but clear.
This is a real recipe that several viewers have made and apparently enjoyed. Thumbs up!

Well there ya go. Friday! Videos!

Enjoy the rest of your day everybody.

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Aug. 10th, 2012

Friday has arrived! Whuhoo!

Video watching time…

» My name is John Daker

My name is John Daker

Following this video, I encourage you to also watch this one, and then (if you like) this one.
I guess it’s kind of unfair (late-80’s community cable = fish in a barrel) but wwwwwow did these make me laugh.
Suggested by Traci T.

» The Human Jukebox | cdza Opus No. 9

The Human Jukebox | cdza Opus No. 9

“Donations as votes. A fun and democratic way for street musicians to receive money.”
This is CDZA, a trio of musicians who engage in various musical experiments. In this one, they effectively act as a crowd-voted jukebox. They’re quite good!
Sent in by many subscribers.

» Total Eclipse: piano trio

Total Eclipse: piano trio

“Total Eclipse piano trio Recorded February 2006, base on the club hit by Klaus Nomi”
An odd choice, to be sure.
For the stark original version, click here.

» What is the Higgs Boson?

What is the Higgs Boson?

“The day before scientists at CERN announced they had discovered a ‘Higgs-like’ particle, we asked some people in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, about it. We used every response we got to make this video.”
Some of these responses are hilarious.

Bonus Video:

» Jaimie Lanister Vs Eddard Stark Lightsaber Battle

Jaimie Lanister Vs Eddard Stark Lightsaber Battle

Game of Thrones characters, duelling with light sabers.
I mean: naturally!
This one has been making the rounds but it was sent in by many, many subscribers, so here it is. Thanks, all.

Enjoy your August Friday, everybody.

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Aug. 3rd, 2012

I don’t know about you but Friday could not come fast enough.

Let’s get started…

» 2001: A Space Odyssey (2012 Trailer Recut)

2001: A Space Odyssey (2012 Trailer Recut)

“What if 2001 had been released as a modern summer blockbuster?”

» What the f*** kind of dance is that?!

What the f*** kind of dance is that?!

“Cried for 30 minutes in laughter from this. How is this a feature?! Why is this not a feature in all games.”
This is a pretty interesting glitch in the videogame Arma 2: Combined Operations. I also cried from laughter. Holy cow.

» If Aaron Sorkin Had Written: Star Wars

If Aaron Sorkin Had Written: Star Wars

[self explanatory]
Funny! Also: accurate.
See also: Sorkin re-takes of Harry Potter, Twilight and Avatar.

» Paris In Motion (Part I)

Paris In Motion (Part I)

Really beautifully shot. I know it’s another time-lapse piece but it’s got a neat, creative touch to it.

Bonus Video:

» 17-20-23: A Lip-Sync Six Years in the Making

17-20-23: A Lip-Sync Six Years in the Making

“Me, lip-syncing the same (hilarious) song at 17, 20, and 23. One take, once every three years. Sure there’s a story behind it, but mostly I just hope I’ll still be this ridiculous at 26, 29, 32…you get the idea.”
Awesome.

Happy Friday, Friday folks. Enjoy your weekend.

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