Oct. 26th, 2012

Happy Hallowe’en Friday everybody!

Let’s get it goin’…

» The History of Halloween – Part 1

The History of Halloween - Part 1

“Professor Donald Engels takes us through the highlights of this beloved modern holiday throughout history.”
It’s a multi-part documentary. Not bad.
Sent in my Michelle M.

» The Exorcist (80s Sitcom Recut)

The Exorcist (80s Sitcom Recut)

“What if following the huge success of The Exorcist, Warner Bros. had decided to make a television spinoff?”
Okay it’s still scary, but it has an odd kind of bent to it.

» Diagnosing a zombie – Tim Verstynen & Bradley Voytek

Diagnosing a zombie - Tim Verstynen & Bradley Voytek

“Zombies eat brains. They are also, like all of us, driven by brain functions. What is happening in their brains to make them act as they do?”
Really, just in time. 🙂

» Seattle Time Lapse (Empty America)

Seattle Time Lapse (Empty America)

“‘Empty America’ continues in Seattle with scenic sky and cityscapes, with beloved landmarks from the parks to the port, see the high-rolling clouds over Seattle’s Space Needle through a beautiful black hole sun with not a person in sight.”
Must have taken a while. Kind of creepy. I like it.

Bonus Video:

» Craziest Halloween Scare/Prank Trick Ever! Head Drop Illusion

Craziest Halloween Scare/Prank Trick Ever! Head Drop Illusion

“…Magician Rich Ferguson doing a Halloween head drop trick on the streets of his home town San Luis Obispo. During the day, this is a great illusion, but during night and in a more vulnerable setting, this freaks people out BIG TIME!”
A quick little trick but it’s fun.

Well there you go.

Happy Friday once again.

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Oct. 19th, 2012

Welcome again to your Friday Videos.

Let’s get to it…

» Lake Street Dive Plays

Lake Street Dive Plays

This is amazing.
Sent in by Sheri C. Well done.

» Please Move The Deer Crossing

Please Move The Deer Crossing

Yeah because apparently “The government can guide deer to lower traffic areas”.
There is also (yes) a followup interview.
Insane.

» Rita Hayworth Is Stayin’ Alive

Rita Hayworth Is Stayin' Alive

[self explanatory… and awesome]
Sent in by Mandy C.

» Lego Felix Jumps At 128k feet! Red Bull Stratos – Free Fall from the Edge of Space

Lego Felix Jumps At 128k feet! Red Bull Stratos - Free Fall from the Edge of Space

Felix Baumgartner’s Red Bull Stratos jump, lovingly recreated using Lego. Crazy.

Bonus Video:

» BRETON’S GUIDE TO LIFE (in 10 steps)

BRETON'S GUIDE TO LIFE (in 10 steps)

“Do cats know the secrets to living life?”
Sent along by Traci T.

And there you have it!

See you next week.

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Oct. 12th, 2012

Can you believe it’s finally Friday again?

Because I can!

» Lennon’s Poster

Lennon's Poster

“A short film following the recreation of the Pablo Fanque circus poster that inspired John Lennon to write ‘Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite’ for the Beatles album ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’.”
I like.

» Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Ramada Inn

Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Ramada Inn

From Pitchfork.tv.
“Neil Young & Crazy Horse share a clip of archival footage and psychedelic imagery.”
Beautiful. I’m not usually a huge fan of Neil Young but this is changing that.

» The Boy Who wanted to be a Lion

The Boy Who wanted to be a Lion

“Max is a seven-year-old deaf boy growing up in the 1960s. One day he goes on a school trip to the zoo, where he sees a lion for the first time. A feeling begins to grow inside him that will change his life forever.”
Directed by Alois Di Leo.
Quite lovely.

» Meet OUR Bboys – A Street Soul TV Documentary

Meet OUR Bboys - A Street Soul TV Documentary

“A documentary about Bboy Dyzee (Supernaturalz) and the OUR Judging system.”
Suggested by Melissa C.

Bonus Video:

» Martyn Ashton – Road Bike Party

Martyn Ashton - Road Bike Party

“Martyn Ashton takes the £10k carbon road bike used by Team Sky’s Bradley Wiggins & Mark Cavendish for a ride with a difference.

This bike won the 2012 Tour de France – surely it deserves a Road Bike Party!”
Wow. Sort of like Parkour on two wheels. Well done.

Enjoy your fine, Autumn, mid-October Friday everybody.

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Oct. 5th, 2012

It is finally Friday again. Plus a whole new month.

Time for some visual entertainment…

» Amon Tobin ISAM 2.0 @ Kool Haus, Toronto 2012

Amon Tobin ISAM 2.0 @ Kool Haus, Toronto 2012

“A portion of the encore performance that was a more DJ oriented set. Recorded Sept 10 2012”
Fantastic.
Also see the behind the scenes video.
Discovered by Michael K.

» What Kids Think About the 2012 Presidential Election

What Kids Think About the 2012 Presidential Election

“Parenting magazine went to a block party in Brooklyn one recent afternoon to do some polling on the current election. Our mission: to find out exactly what is on the minds of our littlest citizens.”
Some of their responses are priceless.

» Liam Neeson: The Musical

Liam Neeson: The Musical

[self explanatory]
From the people who brought you Conan the Barbarian: The Musical.

» Dynamics of the Subway / Haisuinonasa (Official Video)

Dynamics of the Subway / Haisuinonasa  (Official Video)

“This music video, “Dynamics of the Subway,is from Haisuinonasa’s 1st Album, ‘Animal Bodies,’ which was released in May, 2012. … Each note from the instruments is represented by a geometric shape in the animation; while these shapes move in sync with the song, they also form the parts that create the subway itself.”
A little mesmerizing. I like it.

Enjoy the rest of your Friday everybody!

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