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Opera Review Needed

A new opera, called ‘u’ premiered in Holland a couple of nights ago and I was unable to attend. If anyone managed to see it I would be interested in a review. I missed the invitation to the event since it was sent to Klingons on Qo’noS, an M-class planet orbiting the star Arcturus and I […]

What Shepherds Do When They’re Bored. Also, An Interesting Approach to Drawing Cartoons

What Shepherds Do When They’re Bored: (No, it’s not dirty.) (Hat tip: Lindsay) An Interesting Way to Draw Cartoons: (Yes, it’s dirty.) (Hat tip: Rogier)

The End of Evolution? Right Here, Right Now.

One of my regular blog reads (I can’t remember which one) just posted a clip from the (almost) straight-to-DVD movie Idiocracy. It’s a comedy about the potential long-term effects of living in our modern civilization, in which our technology protects us from the consequences of our acts, drastically altering the evolutionary pressures that made us […]

Kirk – Spock – Shat – Pulp

Someone posted this at Hit & Run a few days ago, and despite all the weirdness, it’s kind of cool in some way I can’t explain. This is complicated, so here are a few things you need to know: The original 1960’s science fiction series Star Trek starred William Shatner as Captain James Kirk and Leonard […]

It Hurts Being Green

I would normally save a video like this until Friday, but I have a feeling we’re just counting the minutes until the DMCA take-down notice. I don’t want to spoil it too much, but it’s Kermit the Frog following in Mr Johnny Cash’s footsteps with his own very special cover of Trent Reznor’s “Hurt.” To […]

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Ladies and Gentlemen, one of the leading contenders for the office of President of the United States: (Click for Video) (Hat tip: James Taranto)

Modeling the Human Face

This is the coolest thing I’ve seen all week: Morphable Model Face The beginning explains how it works, then the really cool stuff begins. (Hat tip: Lindsey Bayerstein)

A Perfect Circle

I’m fascinated by people who can do useless things very well, so I liked Grandinite‘s link to a video of a guy who’s won a fast freehand circle drawing contest.

Friday Fun Links

Torture by CSI: Miami. I could only take 4.5 minutes. How much can you stand? Watch the video. (How many times does he put on those glasses.)(Hat tip: Franklin Harris) This clip from Idiocracy shows what the news will be like in the future if we keep dumbing things down.(Hat tip: VM at Hit & […]

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I love these movie trailer remixes. Check out Scary Mary. What if Lord of the Rings had been written by someone else? Say, Ian Fleming, Raymond Chandler, or Gene Roddenbury? (“The Halflings, cap’n, they will na take the strain!”) If you ever have a need for a dominant, a disc jocky, and a meeting facilitator, […]

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The folks at JibJab present the year in review. My friends Bill and Susan recommend this video on bathroom etiquette (probably not safe for work). Numa-numa this ain’t, but everybody agrees, wait for the hat. The hat somehow makes it.

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Someday, when lawyers rule the earth, it will come to this (no nudity, but adult themes). It’s been a while since I was dating, but in some ways this would have been easier. (Hat tip: Crimlaw.)

What American accent do you have?

This is about what I was expecting: What American accent do you have? Your Result: The Inland North You may think you speak “Standard English straight out of the dictionary” but when you step away from the Great Lakes you get asked annoying questions like “Are you from Wisconsin?” or “Are you from Chicago?” Chances […]

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Now this is a magic act I’d like to see live: Video (Not Safe For Work) I’ll have you know, I had to watch it again and again to figure out how she did it. You should watch it again and again too.

Friday Fun Links

Video: Jedi Bush A useful quiz for some people out there: Jailbait or Legal? Video: Darth Vader and Emperor Phone Call