Feb. 25th, 2011

Friiiiday! And we’re only 24 days away from the first day of Spring. Phew!

Here we go…

» Thom Yorke has to Pee

Thom Yorke has to Pee

Not even a full week later, and we have our first repurposing of the latest Radiohead song. Oddly funny.

» ET Sequel: ET-X

ET Sequel: ET-X

Essentially a mashup non-trailer for a fictitious non-film.
This must have taken quite a bit of time. Nicely done.

» Funny Talking Animals

Funny Talking Animals

There are many promos for the BBC show “Walk On The Wild Side”. They are all hilarious.
“Alan! Alan! Alan!”
Sent in by Kelly S.

» New Year’s gala, ‘Dragon and Peony’ – sword dance / shadow

New Year's gala, 'Dragon and Peony' - sword dance / shadow

Sent in by Miko C.

Bonus Video:

» Skateboarding Around Town

Skateboarding Around Town

First-person video of a few minutes skateboarding in NYC.

Happy Friday!


Feb. 18th, 2011

Friday! Yes please.

And where I live, it’s a long weekend. Double score.

Here we go.

» Catalina: Moullinex

Catalina: Moullinex

This video was created using an XBox 360 Kinect device to capture performances. It looks very unique. Well done. Great song as well.

» Radiohead: Lotus Flower

Radiohead: Lotus Flower

From their soon-to-be-released album “The King Of Limbs”, which you can pre-order directly from the band here.

» Locked in a Vegas Hotel Room with a Phantom Flex

Locked in a Vegas Hotel Room with a Phantom Flex

What is a Phantom Flex? It’s a camera that can shoot extremely slow-motion. It can shoot as low as 2,800 frames per second.
See also this amazing video of lightning over Chicago.

» Mr. Beam: Living Room

Mr. Beam: Living Room

“We created a unique physical 3D video-mapping experience by turing a white living room into a spacious 360° projection area.”
This is an intriguing effect.

Happy Friday people.


Feb. 11th, 2011


And some videos too.

» Bill O’Reilly Interrupts President Obama 48 Times

Bill O'Reilly Interrupts President Obama 48 Times

[self explanatory]
(Sweet Jesus I hate Bill O’Reilly.)

» HD Twilight Landing At LAX (Cockpit View)

HD Twilight Landing At LAX (Cockpit View)

[self explanatory]
Beautiful. Worth it in high def.

» Tall Painting

Tall Painting

Artist Holton Rower creates his art by pouring the paint on various objects.

» Cat Eating with Hands

Cat Eating with Hands

I have a small rule in my Friday Videos: as seldom as possible should I post cat videos. There’s just too many of them, and people send in all the same ones. But this one made me laugh, so here it is.

Happy Friday!


Feb. 4th, 2011

Friday Video Goodness. At last.

» Robot (TeztigoMix_Part 02)

Robot (TeztigoMix_Part 02)

Perhaps the best 10 minutes of solid action you will see today. Wow. Extremely well done.
This is a leaked segment of the forthcoming Indian action film namedEnthiran (Robot). It’s apparently the most expensive movie ever made in India. [Trailer available here.]

» Shaolin Monk Throwing Needle Through a Piece of Glass 2

Shaolin Monk Throwing Needle Through a Piece of Glass 2

That’s right. A needle. The higher resolution version is probably preferred.
Sent in by Alison L.

» Kraak And Smaak: Squeeze Me

Kraak And Smaak: Squeeze Me

A great, infectious track with a really well-executed video. Nicely done.
Sent in by Stef G.

» Hunting Hydrogen Ballons with Fireworks

Hunting Hydrogen Ballons with Fireworks

…using an RC helicopter. Holy cow.
A technical breakdown of how this was achieved is available here.

Happy Friday everybody.


Jan. 28th, 2011

Friday! And there went January.

Video time…

» Portland Cello Project Covering Kanye West’s ‘All of the Lights’

Portland Cello Project Covering Kanye West’s 'All of the Lights'

Well done.

» The Thomas Beale Cipher

The Thomas Beale Cipher

“Based on a true legend of the famous unsolved code.”
This is an interesting little video, and very artfully executed.

» It’s Showtime!

It's Showtime!

Repetition is supposedly funny.

» Guitar Army

Guitar Army

Pretty much self explanatory. Nicely done.

Bonus Video:

» The World’s Widest Slip’n’slide.

The World's Widest Slip'n'slide.

Especially in mid-winter, this is fun to watch.
Sent in by Ashy.

Happy Friday everybody.


Jan. 14th, 2011

Friday at frikkin’ last.

Here are some videos to watch. You’re welcome.

» World Cruise 2010

World Cruise 2010

Shot with a Canon DSLR, this short film shows a day in the life of several cities around the world. Pack your bags!

» Bandsaw Magic

Bandsaw Magic

Pretty much self-explanatory.

» Heinz Automato 4

Heinz Automato 4

I am thinking this is likely an early build of this clearly necessary device.

» One Year in Two Minutes

One Year in Two Minutes

“A true timelapse made from more than 3500 high resolution images shot from the same spot during all of 2010.”
By photographer Erik Solheim.

Bonus Video:

» Tucker Plays the Blues

Tucker Plays the Blues

[Or at least: his interpretation of the blues. Tucker is a dog.]

Happy Friday.


Jan. 7th, 2011

The first Friday of 2011. Welcome to it!

Here we go…

» 2010 NFL Sounds of 2010

2010 NFL Sounds of 2010

Mashed up by DJ Steve Porter (remember the Slap Chop remix?)

» Antoine Dufour: Hide and Seek

Antoine Dufour: Hide and Seek

A breathtaking version of Imogen Heap’s song, performed on solo guitar.
There are other videos in the related items and they’re also worth a listen.

» Future First Person Shooter

Future First Person Shooter

Shot in live action with some pretty clever cgi added in. Well done.

» The Sound Of

The Sound Of

This actually made my day when I first saw it.

Bonus Video:

» Fried Gnocchi

Fried Gnocchi

“Steve shows us all how not to prepare gnocchi.”
I guess he wasn’t expecting what happened here…
Sent in by Stef G.

Enjoy the rest of your Friday, and have a great weekend.


Dec. 31st, 2010

Well here we are on the last day of 2010.

And it’s a Friday!

Let’s begin…

» December 2010 Blizzard Timelapse

December 2010 Blizzard Timelapse

Shot by Michael Black over the course of 20 hours. Crazy weather out there!

» The Best Viral Videos Of 2010: A Retrospective

The Best Viral Videos Of 2010: A Retrospective

[self explanatory]
Via Videogum

» 25 Years of Christmas

25 Years of Christmas

“Every year, our dad taped us coming down the stairs…”
A pretty cool homemade compilation of surprised faces on xmas morning.

» Superior, Speed Fly

Superior, Speed Fly

Translation: Helmet-cam video of a guy parglide-skiing on Mt. Superior in Utah. Breathtaking.

Bonus Video:

» Cyriak: Walks of Life

Cyriak: Walks of Life

The history of evolution shown by cleverly photographed hands. Fantastic.

Have a great new year’s eve and best wishes for a great 2011.


Dec. 24th, 2010

It’s Christmas eve!

It’s also Friday!

Here we go…

» Coke Christmas 2010: Mind Heist

Coke Christmas 2010: Mind Heist

In which the editor replaces the soundtrack with that of the movie “Inception”.

» 1931 Toronto Santa Claus Parade

1931 Toronto Santa Claus Parade

[self explanatory]
Compare and contrast with the 1984 parade. There are hundreds of related videos on these pages too.

» Baby Preacher Subtitled

Baby Preacher Subtitled

Inexplicably hilarious.
Sent in by Stef G.

» The 1982 Tron Holiday Special

The 1982 Tron Holiday Special

From Funny Or Die. Absolutely brilliant.

Bonus Video:

» Google Demo Slam

Google Demo Slam

Several artists and animators created this animation piece using nothing but Google Docs. That is crazy.

Merry Xmas / Happy Holidays everybody!