Thursday, September 30, 2010

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Music video for "Wide Eyes" from Local Natives' SUPERB Gorilla Manor album.

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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Sing out your anger.  Just not in court.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

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get your Justin Bieber shirt here!  oh, Jusin Beaver?  nevermind, you get a discount.

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Japanese men's synchronized gymnastics- really sunchronized

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REALLY AWKWARD TURTLE... the judge of Australia's Next Top Model read the wrong winner.  Cringe.

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See this outfit...
 
it's a onesie!  omg.

Monday, September 27, 2010

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John Legend & The Roots cover Arcade Fire's "Wake Up".  Despite the name of their new album (Wake Up!), it's not on the album.  But other soul music covers from the 60s and 70s are.

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Ready to be a grown-up?  Then you need a "business ring tone" aka "boring ring tone."

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Tegan & Sara – “Suffer” (Bad Religion Cover)


Find more artists like Tegan and Sara at MySpace Music

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Two Japanese videos in a day!  Oh my!  This one's a dance group of Japanese men who travel in slow-motion. (thx sw)


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Are you Japanese and want to learn odd English phrases through exercise?  Then watch this.  Otherwise, don't.


Sunday, September 26, 2010

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Anyone watching The Amazing Race this season?  You should.
"I can't feel my face"

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SNL Season Premiere- Host Amy Poehler

Bringing back old friends can only get you so far... too bad the material wasn't fresh for the new season of SNL.  Especially disappointing was the Digital Short (Adam Samberg had ALL summer to think of that?).  Although I was happy to see the return of Kaitlin's ghost in the monologue!  This episode made me really miss Maya, Rachel, and Tina.  Come back funny women (thank God for Kristen Wigg)!  Did you watch?



A look back at Amy Poehler's Kaitlin sketch!

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Saturday, September 25, 2010

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Another cover of "Love the Way You Lie" that's worthy of a listen.


Wow, they start them early.  Meet little P-Nut.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

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Pee Wee's Big Adventure is different than I remember.

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Cool animated short about a parcel's journey.  Lauri Warsta’s award-winning animated short, Dictaphone Parcel.

Dictaphone Parcel from Lauri Warsta on Vimeo.

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Have you ever wondered if you listen to gender and age "appropriate" music?  Check out Last.fm's Playground!  This works if you use Last.fm and have an account (Last.fm is like Pandora without the listening limits).  You can just type in your username and see where the music you listen to fits in with the average age and gender of their listeners.  Take a look at mine below and more charts here!

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I knew it!  Pandas are mean.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

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Great, NOW gnomes are cool and all the rage.  Just remember who the original Hip Gnome is:)

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Keep your ears open for this up-and-coming artist! Awsome-ness.
Frazey Ford - Blue Streak Mama

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Another wacky music video from OK Go.  This one with well-trained dogs.


Tegan and Sara from last night's Polaris Prize.  Playing "The Ocean" with Owen Pallett.


This is funny.  Oprah auto-tuned.

Monday, September 20, 2010

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I just finished watching the live stream of the Polaris Music Prize and indie french band Karkwa from Montreal took the prize.  Double bummer for me since neither of my picks (Tegan and Sara, Caribou) or my prediction (Broken Social Scene) were correct.  I though T&S brought some life into the show with their banter since the hosts and introductions were a bit dull.  T&S and Caribou gave great performances though.  It was still a good show and I discovered some good new Canadian music, Eh?

 

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First Sleigh Bells video!  Yeah!  "Ring, Ring" and "Crown on the Ground" next please!

Sleigh Bells "Infinity Guitars" from Phil Pinto on Vimeo.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

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The (UK) Mercury Prize has already been awarded to The xx.  Now it's the Canadians' turn with the Polaris Prize.  I have a special spot in my heart for Canadian artists (e.g. Tegan and Sara, Stars, Wintersleep) so this is particularly exciting.  The nominees are The Besnard Lakes, Broken Social Scene, Caribou, Karkwa, Dan Mangan, Owen Pallett, Radio Radio, The Sadies, Shad, and Tegan And Sara.  I hope Tegan and Sara or Caribou win but my bet is on Broken Social Scene who got a lot of love from music reviewers.  But maybe I'll be surprised.

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Have you heard about this game?  It's called Headis.  It was invented in Germany a couple of years ago and it's legit.  It's part table tennis, part soccer.  It doesn't look like much fun and probably gives you a big headache.

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Awesome-ness is a Foam Printer

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On September 11, 10,000 Migratory birds got stuck inside the World Trade Center’s memorial lights after becoming disoriented on their way from Canada to warmer climates.  The Municipal Arts Society ordered the lights be shut off for 20 minutes at a time to allow the birds to regain their composure.

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for Legos lovers

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Saturday, September 18, 2010

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creepy eyes

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The web series, The Muppets Kitchen, debuted recently.  It stars celebrity chef Cat Cora from Iron Chef America.  It's pretty awesome.

Friday, September 17, 2010

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Thursday, September 16, 2010

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Not sure why a LICENSED driver would need this.

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Wednesday, September 15, 2010

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haha, sooo true

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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Oprah is taking her audience to THE MOON!!!  No?  Just Australia?  That's disappointing.


Irish dancing with the hands- kinda weird


I'm kinda obsessed with this song- Of Montreal's "Sex Karma"
               

Monday, September 13, 2010

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This is wrong.

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I've heard about this airline offering "standing" seats.  But now I see it.  It's cheaper but is it worth it?

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how to defrag your computer

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Debbie Downer of the day...

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sadly, my daily exercise

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