Monday, January 31, 2011

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Michael Jackson impression by a Brazilian taxi driver.

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Dry the River- "New Ceremony"- Can't wait for the album release!

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Obama in Chinese KFC commercial.  Weird.

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Cool flip book music video

Kraak & Smaak from WEAREWILL on Vimeo.

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New Music Monday

A song for everyone.  Folk band Fleet Foxes is out with their first single from their highly anticipated follow-up album Helplessness Blues (out May 3).  Their sound has stayed pretty consistent on this song, so their fans won't be disappointed.  "Why Even Try" is a great hip hop single featuring the Sara half of Tegan and Sara.  It's got a cool old-school feel which would make Prince proud.  Lastly, a great pop song from the newest The Script album, Science and Faith.  It features B.o.B., which history says you can't go wrong with.


Fleet Foxes- "Helplessness Blues" 
Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues by subpop

Theophilus London ft. Sara Quin- "Why Even Try" 

  Theophilus London ft. Sara Q "Why Even Try" by TLEP

 

The Script ft. B.o.B - "Walk Away" (thanks That_Guy)

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Cheetos commercials.  Cheetos Cheetah is growing on me.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

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Infographics, infographics, infographics

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I'm a fan of Nicki Minaj. She performed on SNL and also starred in 2 sketches. We need more female rappers out there.

"Right Through Me"

"Moment 4 Life"

Friday, January 28, 2011

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This is pretty funny.  This is from Jan. 1994 when Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel try to figure out what this thing called "the internet" is.  Also, the funny looking symbol for "about" = "@".  Oh, the past.

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Thursday, January 27, 2011

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Best Picture Nominees
in Lego form

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Kimmel was pretty good last night.

The Snoozies


Steven Tyler's Creepy Leer


Amy Poehler

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It's coming...

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I'm sad.

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Addendum

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My prayers have been answered.  Here's Sleigh Bells' video for "Rill Rill."  Quoth the raven nevermore?  I think so.

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An interesting (bad) law commercial involving rapping squirrels.


I don't like it when Muppets' puppeteers are revealed- removes the mystique.  Here Elmo arrives at Sundance for "Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey." 

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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If you had to choose, which day would you go?

It would be a toss-up for me between Friday or Saturday, but probably Friday winning out so I could see Sleigh Bells.  But honestly, I could probably skip this year.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

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Sleigh Bells - Tell Em (Diplo Remix) by Pretty Much Amazing

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Oscar Nominations!
Make your picks. Mine to come.

Best Picture
Black Swan
The Fighter
Inception
The Kids Are All Right
The King's Speech
127 Hours
The Social Network
Toy Story 3
True Grit
Winter's Bone

Best Actor
Javier Bardem, Biutiful
Jeff Bridges, True Grit
Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
Colin Firth, The King's Speech
James Franco, 127 Hours

Best Actress
Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right
Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence, Winter's Bone
Natalie Portman, Black Swan
Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine

Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale, The Fighter
John Hawkes, Winter's Bone
Jeremy Renner, The Town
Mark Ruffalo, The Kids Are All Right
Geoffrey Rush, The King's Speech

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter, The King's Speech
Melissa Leo, The Fighter
Hailee Steinfeld, True Grit
Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom

Best Director
Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan
Joel and Ethan Coen, True Grit
David Fincher, The Social Network
Tom Hooper, The King's Speech
David O. Russell, The Fighter

Best Original Screenplay
Another Year
The Fighter
Inception
The King's Speech
The Kids Are All Right

Best Adapted Screenplay
127 Hours
The Social Network
Toy Story 3
True Grit
Winter's Bone

Best Animated Film
How to Train Your Dragon
The Illusionist
Toy Story 3
 
Documentary (Feature)
Exit through the Gift Shop
Gasland
Inside Job
Restrepo
Waste Land

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Kathie Lee does a keg stand on Leno

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Gosh, I hope not?
 

 Shame, shame.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

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Prophetic and Pizzle - Official "Green and Yellow" (GO PACK GO) 

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There must be something special in the chicken nuggets in Japan.  The mom should be more concerned.  Guess that's why she's behind the wall.

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Saturday, January 22, 2011

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Real life transformers on Japanese gameshow.


And a cat that's possessed by a demon.

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Adele needs to release her new album already!  Here's her new track "Someone Like You."

Friday, January 21, 2011

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Wakey!Wakey! did an incredible cover of "Ambling Alp."  Here's his cover of Yeah Yeah Yeahs' "Maps."

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Cello battle of "Smooth Criminal."  I bet they enjoyed adding those fight scenes.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

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Graphic designer Tal Spiegel created an awesome fb profile pic every day for a year.  I particularly like the gnome on July 26.  See it here.

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Movies and their drinks

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One of my favorite albums of 2010 was Matt & Kim's Sidewalks.  Here's a video for their catchy song "Cameras."  The video is just distracting so close your eyes.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

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Betty White and Letterman drinking vodka together

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Cool styrofoam cup art.  Mine looks nothing like this.

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Man proposes to his flight attendant gf in the air.  Hmm... not as romantic as it sounds.

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It's kinda fun playing with sleeping babies.
Baby's First Audition from alex on Vimeo.

The Dad asks "How Old Are You?"  I think he's 2... or a metal rocker.

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A very retro video for She & Him- "Don't Look Back"

She & Him - Don't Look Back from Merge Records on Vimeo.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

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Little kids krumping

Monday, January 17, 2011

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Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow [G-Mix] ft. Snoop Dogg, Juicy J & T-Pain

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Canoeing in a flooded McDonalds in Brisbane.

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Happy Birthday Betty White!

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Robyn is awesome dance pop, you should listen.

Robyn- Dance Hall Queen
Robyn- Hang With Me

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THG's Golden Globe Predictions Score: 
6 out of 9
 My Prediction
Actual Winner

 Best Picture, Drama:
Black Swan
The Fighter
Inception
The King's Speech
The Social Network

Best Picture, Comedy/Musical:
Alice in Wonderland
Burlesque
The Kids Are All Right
Red
The Tourist

Best Actress, Drama:
Halle Berry, Frankie and Alice
Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence, Winter's Bone
Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine
Natalie Portman, Black Swan

Best Actor, Drama:
Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
Colin Firth, The King's Speech
James Franco, 127 Hours
Ryan Gosling, Blue Valentine
Mark Wahlberg, The Fighter

Best Director:
David Fincher, The Social Network
Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan
Tom Hooper, The King's Speech
Christopher Nolan, Inception
David O. Russell, The Fighter

Best Supporting Actress:
Amy Adams, The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter, The King's Speech
Mila Kunis, Black Swan
Melissa Leo, The Fighter
Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom

Best Supporting Actor:
Christian Bale, The Fighter
Andrew Garfield, The Social Network
Jeremy Renner, The Town
Geoffrey Rush, The King's Speech
Michael Douglas, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Best Actress, Comedy:
Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right
Anne Hathaway, Love and Other Drugs
Angelina Jolie, The Tourist
Emma Stone, Easy A
Julianne Moore, The Kids Are All Right

Best Actor, Comedy:
Kevin Spacey, Casino Jack
Jake Gyllenhaal, Love and Other Drugs
Johnny Depp, Alice in Wonderland
Johnny Depp, The Tourist
Paul Giamatti, Barney’s Version

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Golden Globes Photobomb

Helena Bonham Carter on the red carpet

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cute wedding invite.  pretty sure i posted this before.  right?

Saturday, January 15, 2011

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Torture comes in many forms, here it's grapefruit juice.

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Ad Agency John St. puts on an 8-year-old birthday party

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Another memorable "Toddlers and Tiaras" moment.  I'm pretty much the same way about getting my eyebrows waxed.  But if you bribe me with lollipops, that's another story.

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PRANK: She's putting some bananas in the bag


Dr. Seuss read fast.  Must be careful.  Easy to slip up "Fox in Socks" if you know what I mean.


Mall Security guards are mean mean people.  And so am I.  Don't text and walk.

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PS22 sing "Firework."  I think they should leave it to the kids.  Grown men not needed.

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Bummer.  New horoscopes for everyone.  Link.