11 February 2010

“That Guy”/Character actors

[via:Roger Ebert]

1 November 2009

Steve Albini’s oft-referenced article on recording industry greed

Albini is a musician and audio engineer.

Via Merlin Mann’s commentary on Youtube music videos with disabled embedding: 1, 2, 3.

28 October 2009

racing car mid air mercedes-benz clk-gtr le mans 1999

That Will Buff Out (vehicle mishaps)

Another FAIL type blog, this time with weird car accidents. I accept this one thanks to its lack of annoying captions and dismal memories of myself doodling mainly car crashes when I was a kid. Link to example, whole sequence.


31 August 2009

Disney to Pay $4 Billion for Comic Giant Marvel


17 March 2009

UK movie goer searched for cameras, threatened with Police for bringing own candy

“TorrentFreak has been unsuccessful in finding any torrent sites that treat their users like this, but we’ll keep looking


15 February 2009

Extended intro for first The Simpsons episode aired in HD

[via:Laughing Squid]

20 November 2008

Monty Python’s official Youtube Channel of High Quality Clips

News like this helps you think happy thoughts.


17 November 2008

Offworld, Boing Boing’s new gaming blog

That web design is so retro it makes me want to eat mushrooms.


15 September 2008

Video as an instrument: Wired article on Nine Inch Nail’s on-stage technology


14 September 2008

Court delays Indian Hari Puttar film release

“[Warner Bros] has been quoted as saying the the title of the Indian movie is confusing.”

8 September 2008

Religious pigfuckers in Russia Want South Park Banned

“[The Russian Union of Evangelical Christians] urged the prosecutors to ban the popular animated comedy series on the grounds that it contains “covert and overt propaganda of homosexuality and pedophilia as norms of sexual life.””


18 August 2008

Pandora can’t make money, may pull the plug

“Despite being one of the most popular Internet radio services, the company still isn’t making money, and its founder, Tim Westergren, says it can’t last beyond its first payment of the higher royalties. SoundExchange offered a potential reprieve from the royalty hikes, but that turned out to be a red herring to sneak DRM onto web radio. In the end, SoundExchange was able to initiate a massive (and retroactive) royalty hike on Internet radio stations, imposing per-user fees for each song.”

The Early George Carlin

Includes links to Youtube clips


16 August 2008

GITMO simulation at Coney Island amusement park

“If you climb up a few cinderblock steps to the small window, you can look through the bars at a scene meant to invoke a Guantánamo Bay interrogation. A lifesize figure in a dark sweatshirt, the hood drawn low over his face, leans over another figure in an orange jumpsuit, his face covered by a towel and his body strapped down on a tilted surface.”


15 August 2008

“Dexter” season 3 promo video

[via:Dark Passenger]

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