Friday, July 29, 2011

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"Heart of Gold" Neil Young cover by Foster the People
Foster the People - Heart of Gold (Neil Young) Sydney, Australia by fromgotowhoa.com

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

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Duos are better than bands.  Matt & Kim on Fallon singing "Block After Block."

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

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Forget the simple heart, try the Batman!

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Cup stacking/blowing

Monday, July 25, 2011

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Saturday, July 23, 2011

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A couple days old, but still pretty funny.  Wendi Deng Murdoch practicing her volleyball spike to save her billionaire husband.

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Fun summer song.  Washington- "The Hardest Part"

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If you like Stars... try IDRchitecture- "(Sign of the Fish)"

If you like The National... try A Little Nothing- "The Start"

If you like Passion Pit... try Summer Heart- "Please Stay"

If you like Mumford & Sons... try Admiral Fallow- "Squealing Pigs"

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Sophie Madeleine's sweet ukelele covers for 30 days...

"Pumped Up Kicks" by Foster the People

"Skinny Love" by Bon Iver (in honor of Bon Iver Day in Milwaukee)

"I Will Follow You Into the Dark" by Death Cab

"Mad World" by Gary Jules

Friday, July 22, 2011

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Just because

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New Mayer Hawthorne- "A Long Time"

Thursday, July 21, 2011

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Well, this is awkward.

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I'm all about exotic foods, but this is just weird.  Dancing squid dish in Hokkaido, Japan.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

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Yuna covering Nirvana's "Come As You Are."  Btw, it's the 20th Anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind album this year.

Monday, July 18, 2011

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New music videos from...

Foster the People- Helena Beat

The Antlers- Every Night My Teeth Are Falling Out

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Patti Smith decided to sing "Rolling in the Deep."  Not sure why.
Patti Smith - "Rolling In the Deep" (Adele Cover, Live) by TwentyFourBit.com

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Danish a capella does 90s pop

Rythm of the Night - Corona (1993)
What is Love - Haddaway (1992)
All That She Wants - Ace of Base (1992)
Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop) - Scatman John (1994)
Dub-I-Dub - Me & My (1995)
Dub-I-Dub - Axel Boys Quartet (1997)
I Like to Move It - Reel 2 real (1994)
Be My Lover - La Bouche (1995)
No limit - 2 Unlimited - (1992)
Sing Hallelujah - Dr. Alban (1993)

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Stripped down Gaga- "Edge of Glory"

Sunday, July 17, 2011

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Car stuntman takes his mom on a little ride.  Best line: "slow down!"  Why does my mom act this way on a 30 mph?

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Giant Marilyn on Michigan Avenue in Chicago.

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On a serious note, use your email wisely...

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Thank you Hong Kong for this.

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No comment.  Except I'll just say that Asian grandma crimes don't seem entirely too threatening.

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for more

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Thoughts on RHCP's new song "The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie"?  Sound similar to "Snow (Hey Oh)" or even "Dani California"?

Thursday, July 14, 2011

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Adult temporary tattoos for your adult birthday party.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

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Me in the morning.  Just not as happy.

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I'm old.  An old hip gnome.

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Monday, July 11, 2011

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First Bon Iver, and now Adele covers Bonnie Raitt's "I Can't Make You Love Me."  Who did it better?
Adele - I Can't Make You Love Me (Bonnie Raitt Cover) by ListenBeforeYouBuy

Sunday, July 10, 2011

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World's steepest roller coaster opens in Japan and allows riders to feel the G-forces of a fighter pilot.  I will not be riding that.

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Alfred Hitchcock cookbook

Hitch from Pascal Monaco on Vimeo.

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I'm not stalking Kelly Clarkson or anything... but preview 3 new leaked songs from her upcoming album.  It's sounding like pretty good power pop.  The last one's kinda silly though.
Update: And they're gone. Guess you'll have to wait:)

"What Doesn't Kill You"
Kelly Clarkson - What Doesn't Kill You (1) by TheProphetBlog
"I Forgive You"
I Forgive You by TheProphetBlog
"Dumb + Dumb = U"
Dumb + Dumb = U by TheProphetBlog

Friday, July 8, 2011

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Katy Perry Vs. Robyn Vs. La Roux

Thursday, July 7, 2011

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omg, my mom is not going to be happy about this.
 

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

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New leaked Kelly Clarkson- "Let Me Down"

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

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Hugh Laurie for L'Oreal

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Is it just me or is Nicole Scherzinger channeling Rihanna in "Right There" feat. 50 Cent?

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Conan O'Dolphin

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Another Adele cover.  This time by Linkin Park.  Yep that's right, Linkin Park.  See?  Rockers are really softies.

Monday, July 4, 2011

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Pretty good new Mumford & Sons song- "Home"
Mumford & Sons - "Home/Untitled" (Live on KBCO) by TwentyFourBit.com

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Conan O'Brien carpools to work

Sunday, July 3, 2011

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I've played this game and yep, it's THAT fun.  Try it.