Oct. 7th, 2011

Can you believe it’s October? Crazy.

But more importantly: It’s Friday!

» Enter Sandman Metallica by The Mini Band 8 to 10 years old

Enter Sandman Metallica by The Mini Band 8 to 10 years old

No seriously: check it out. 8 to 10 years old! Well done.

» Everything Is A Remix: THE MATRIX

Everything Is A Remix: THE MATRIX

They’re not kidding. 🙂
Sent in by Kate S.

» Drawing Time Lapse: Realism Challenge

Drawing Time Lapse: Realism Challenge

Time lapse footage of an artist drawing a piece of paper. It sounds odd but it’s kind of fascinating.

» Alice In Wonderland test footage

Alice In Wonderland test footage

“Walt Disney often filmed actors as models for his animated features. What’s surprising is that the audio from this crude footage for “Alice in Wonderland” is the actual audio used in the film.”
This is kind of cool. Who knew?
Also see this 1937 documentary.

Bonus Video:

» History Of Lyrics That Aren’t Lyrics

History Of Lyrics That Aren't Lyrics

[self explanatory]
This trio is pretty talented.
Sent in by several subscribers.

Enjoy your weekend Friday people.


Sep. 30th, 2011

Happy Friday video peoples!

Here are this week’s Friday Videos…

» Pumped Up Kicks: Dubstep

Pumped Up Kicks: Dubstep

As danced to by one Marquese Scott. Really impressive.
Sent in by Alison L.

» Berlin 1936: In Colour

Berlin 1936: In Colour

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» Andy Rooney Out Of Context

Andy Rooney Out Of Context

[self explanatory]
Or maybe just: Andy Rooney randomly edited.
This weekend will be Mr. Rooney’s final appearance on 60 Minutes. End of an era.
Sent in by David M.

» Magic Machines: Hey Mister

Magic Machines: Hey Mister

“Hey Mister Music Gif Video, made from all Gifs.”
That description sounds somewhat like a ransom note but it’s a cool little video.

Bonus Video:

» Cracked.com: Every Teaser Trailer Ever

Cracked.com: Every Teaser Trailer Ever

Funny! But also usually true.

Enjoy the rest of your day and have an amazing weekend.


Sep. 23rd, 2011

It’s Friday!

And there are videos!

Friday Videos!

» The Backstroke Of The West

The Backstroke Of The West

For those who had not heard of this (it was a Friday Link all the way back in July of 2005) this is a dubbed version of Star Wars Episode III that’s based on a badly translated Chinese copy of that movie.
I lol’d a lot. (Nerd) There are multiple parts. It’s the entire movie. 🙂
Note: the minute or so of blank video at the beginning is normal.

» Foo Fighters – Keepin it Clean in KC

Foo Fighters - Keepin it Clean in KC

“On Aug. 30th, 2011 Westboro Baptist Church called for a picket of the Foo Fighters show in Kansas City. We had a little something up our sleeve. God Bless America.”
I love this band. Well done.

» Human Slingshot Slip and Slide

Human Slingshot Slip and Slide

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This looks both fun and incredibly deadly.
Sent in by Ashy.

» Kitchens of the Future

Kitchens of the Future

a.k.a. a 1956 promotional film from General Motors entitled “Design for Dreaming”.
Note: ridiculous music.
Sent in by Kelly F.

Bonus Video:

» Guiness Record: handler of the most dogs skipping on a rope

Guiness Record: handler of the most dogs skipping on a rope

No joke. 13 dogs. Skipping rope. At the same time.
You’re welcome.

Enjoy the rest of your Friday.


Sep. 16th, 2011

Friday again. Just like last week.

Only this week has different videos. And, where I am, it’s a little colder.

Here we go…



This is the demo reel for neekoe.com, created by Nico Bolacha. Really impressive motion graphics.

» Tape Generations

Tape Generations

Created by Johan Rijmpa.
Kind of eerie, but very well done.

» GoPro HD: Jamie Sterling Big Wave World Champion 2011

GoPro HD: Jamie Sterling Big Wave World Champion 2011

Surfing. In HD. Okay.
Sent in by Traci T.

» Star Wars voice reel: Part One

Star Wars voice reel: Part One

Performed by Youtube member “Timeyodie”. Pretty impressive, and the faces he makes are ridiculously funny.

Enjoy your weekend everybody.


Sep. 9th, 2011

It. Is. Friday!

Oh. Mah. GAWD!

Here goes…

» Oprah and the yelling goat

Oprah and the yelling goat

I lol’d. A lot.

» Mike Relm: Aziz Ansari Remixed

Mike Relm: Aziz Ansari Remixed

This is really well done. And this guy sounds pretty entrepreneurial but I don’t mind because his work is good.

» Blind


“The film is set in post-nuclear Tokyo in a dimension not so distant from ours. Young salary-man’s morning commute takes a surreal turn.”
Very poignantly conde, and somewhat disturbing.

» Stunt Poetry

Stunt Poetry

“Starring Dante Ha, a professional stunt man whose work includes Dark Knight Rises, Contagion, X-Men:First Class, Walking Dead, Teen Wolf and more.”

Bonus Video:

» scrape | artwork and documentation

scrape | artwork and documentation

A public installation shown on the side of the Seoul and Gana Art Center in Seoul, South Korea.
Really beautiful.

Enjoy your weekend folks.


Sep. 2nd, 2011

Friiiiiday at last.

And a long weekend even!

» Ex-men’s shirt as new dress for you

Ex-men's shirt as new dress for you

Really cute and innovative.
Sent in by Minh P.

» Lightning TO

Lightning TO

We had a pretty intense lightning storm just over a week ago, and cinematographer Jon Simonassi was there to capture some incredible footage of it. Well done.



a.k.a.: a 10 year old very impressive skateboarder.

» Teahupoo from the Phantom HD Camera

Teahupoo from the Phantom HD Camera

Teahupo’o is located in Tahiti and is home to some mind-blowing waves. Just awesome.

Bonus Video:

» Rebecca Black: Friday (In Hell)

Rebecca Black: Friday (In Hell)

This is actually semi-terrifying.
Sent in by Lizzy K.

Enjoy the rest of your September Friday.


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)

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.


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!



“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.

» 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.


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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Sent in by virtually everybody.

I hope your weekend is fantastic.


Aug. 5th, 2011

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

Here are some videos!

» 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.