New Trailer for "The Shining" If you haven't seen this already, you must. This guy recut The Shining, and made a trailer, which makes it look like a romantic dramady. NYT Story
Mitch Hedberg on Conan The late great Mitch Hedberg does some fine stand-up
Death By Caffeine How much of your favorite caffeinated drink would it take to kill you? Take this quick test and find out
Slot Car Action A small camera is strapped to a slot car for the ride you always wanted to take. Features excellent "deadman's curve" finish.
Nerdiest Thing You'll See Today A glimpse of Klingon children's programming.
See Also: The Big Bird of Prey
The Man Who Pressed His Luck An unemplayed ice cream man is selected for the hit 80's game show Press Your Luck. He begins to win. Incredibly so. He was successfully avoiding Whammies like no other player before him.
The Father of De-Evolution Happen to be in Switzerland? Intested in scientists that believed sitting in a bathtub and thinking about being a marmoset for self-enlightenment? Boy howdy, have I got a place for you...
The Ryugyong Hotel The North Korean government denies it even exists. Built in 1992, it's 1,082 feet tall, has 105 floors, and encloses 3.9 million square feet of floor space. It is completely empty. It doesn't even have windows.
"White Knuckle Thrill Ride of the Year" This might be the first time you'll see the faces of many of these famous movie trailer voice-over artists. From a promotional video for the Hollywood Reporter's Key Art Awards.
Paperback Believer Very nicely mixed audio/video version of the Beatles and the Monkees. Quicktime required. (right-click the icon and choose save as...)
She Be She Strike This is what happened when the CBC radio workers went on strike. A Inuit janitor took over a vacated near-arctic radio station where he was working. This is the result.
Bird vs. Fighter Jet This ended up being a very short, very expensive flight. This is shot from the nose camera.
The RollerKoaster Tracks? We don't need no stinkin' tracks!
Rural ingenuity at its finest.
Hey Einstein, Get Off the Beach! Piano playing, arpeggio-loving composer Phillip Glass is mixed with hip-hop vocals to get an intersting combination.
Wes Anderson á la The Decemberists The Porland art-rock/theater-geek band The Decemberists' video for their tune "16 Military Wives" is a clever parody of Wes Anderson's Rushmore.
Be Somebody, or Be Sombody's Fool In 1984, Mr. T helps the kids be themselves. Many samples in the link, and you can get a DVD or that show here.
The Most Psychadelic Car Brochure Ever Created For the 1968 Mazda 110S - aka the Cosmo Sport. Art by Tadanori Yokoo, before he went into fine art.
How Many Radio Waves Does It Take to Get to the Center of a Tin Foil Hat? Mind Control, in all it lovely forms...fnord.
Shatner, Shatner, Shatner! William Shatner revisits his earlier incarnations - Captain Kirk, T.J. Hooker, and the host of Emergency 911 in a one man show covering the last scene of the movie "Seven"
Old Glory Insurance One of the last good things form Saturday Night Live. An oldie but a goodie.
Tiger Style vs. Monkey Style One monkey risks life and limb to drive two young tigers crazy.
Right click picture and choose 'save as...' 7.2 MB Windows Media
I am the EEG MAN! This guy hooked up a EEG biofeedback machine to a MIDI sequencer, and learned to play music with only his brain. The music that loads on the page is the result.
Eastern European Commercial. Bizarre. This commercial apparently teaches me that dunk eastern European women enjoy turning either chickens into meat, or meat into chickens, I'm not sure which. Either that, or maybe it's about combing meat and live poultry, and you get drunk European women. Hmmm.
This is the ONLY thing concerning Star Wars I am going to link to for a long, long time. Too many blogs have posted too much about this damn movie. This is far more entertaining link than checking out the latest piece of gossip garbage.
Antique Medical Equipment - For Sale! Always wanted you own X-ray machine? Now's your chance to get it .
The Strange Synchronicity
of "The Last Breakfast"
Marshall McLuhan "The Medium is the Massage" LP and other recordings - the genius that is McLuhan.
The Clint Howard Variety Show Um, hmmmm. At least the brother of Ron Howard is keeping busy.
Frank's Vinyl Museum Excellent site! Extensive collection with full-track recordings.
Proloxil! Something else to ask your doctor about.
It's a Mistake! Find some amusement in this photo gallery of mistakes.
Not Only a Plastic Pig,
but a TV Too! Wallow in the glory that is television.
How to Talk Hip Spill some letters, dig?
The Moscow that Never Was The Soviets had plans for some amazing buildings in Moscow. With fun names like "The Building of the People's Commissariat of Heavy Industry," you can't lose.
The Museum of Flexi / Cardboard / Oddity Records They're not always round an black
The Religious Experience
of Phillip K. Dick Illustrated by R. Crumb.
This feature about author Philip Dick's "Valis" experience was published in Weirdo comic #17 from summer, 1986.
1.5 Million Volt Tesla Coil In defiance of countless FCC regulations, zoning ordinances, and common sense in general, this man constructed this unusually-large Tesla coil in October 1988
Sounds of Pasta Just what is says. Recordings of the different sounds pasta makes. Watch out for the embedded MIDI music.
Atomic Hoedown Hear this forgotten country music genre, mostly from 1946-1952, all about atomic power. How can you miss lyrics like "Crawl Out through the Fallout / To my lovin' arms..."
Hurra Torpedo Maybe Norwegian. Certainly Bizarre.
The Donuts Blink in Unison
The Continental Drift Cam Experience Tectonics Excitement! Don't let plate tectonics sneak up on you!
The Cuddly Menace Children's books have never been so ominous.
Trunk Monkey An accessory no car should be without. These were a set of commercials for a car dealership group.
Credit for this find goes to my brother Todd.
The Stonehenge Watch Take "A Great Leap Backward in Time" with this fine watch.
George About Town George is the man for the new age. Check out the multiple galleries of his accomplishments.
Melting Metals In A Domestic Microwave Home Foundry Action!
Tired of Monopoly? Try this new game: Sock full of Bees!
Knit Your Own Special Face Is it cold outside? Do you want to look like the scariest freak in town? Look no further.
Moving to Muppetland A look at one of the benefits of living near muppets.
Nothing But Flowers "This was a shopping mall, now it turned into a cornfield." An instructional guide.
Gorillarama A cavalcade of Simians
Magnus Robot Fighter 4000 A.D. Yes, that's a guy fighting robots while a bunch of apes cheer him on. Apparently, there's room to move as a robot fighter.
Self-Defense Against Zombies Provided by the Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency.
Chain Saw Injury Statistics Just in case you were wondering.
Just when you think you've seen it all... The internet provides: The most surreal thing you will see all week.
10MB Quicktime movie.
One of the Best Commercials Ever I feel GREAT!.
Don't Do Drugs From way back when Flash animation was only in black and white.
Macquarium Sort of like taxidermy. For Macs.
It's Dick, the Albino Bowler And he has come to bowl.
Magnetic Cap It's magnetic, you see, and...um...it does...uh...well, nothing really.
Woman talks to Blender. Blender Responds The participant empathizes with Blendie 2000 and in this new approach to a domestic appliance fosters a more conscious and personally meaningful and responsible relationship with machines.
I Can't Believe What I am Seeing German disco-rock at it's finest. Very low and bad quality audio. TURN IT UP!!!
TISM: Everyone Else Has Had More Sex Than Me Australian band TISM have a new video out. Video is great, and the music is strangely catchy, with a distinct 80's (Echo and the Bunnymen meets Dramarama) sound. I initially disliked the song, but it has grown on me.
"I'm Single and I Wanna Mingle..." In this clip, we get to see inside the mind of James Brown. That is, James Brown hopped up on speed and who knows what else during a TV interview about 15 years back. (3.4MB Windows Media)
Super Mario Brothers on Ice Jason Bateman, Alyssa Milano, and Mr. Belvedere team up to produce... well something surreal and inexplicable.
Gary Busey has a Talk with George I've never been a big fan of politico stuff, but this
is just too messed up to not tell you about.
For fullscreen version go here
Lunchboxes All new old-skool lunchboxes. Pictured Left: Lunch and Order: Delicious Intent-
Moody Aquarium Washbasin Too damn cool.
Vintage Hillbilly Paperback Covers... Pictured Left; Cover from Hot Damn. "The woods had gone wild with murders, salacious scots, and
kidnappers in kilts."
William Shatner Sings... ..."...You want to live like common people?"
Bit of a duet with Joe Jackson, with that ben folds guy doing something.
Album Cover Collection... This is just the beginning.
More to come.
Staplerfahrer Klaus - Training Video Klaus has just passed his driving test for forklifts.
But his first day on the job turns out to be the real challenge. Cruel but informative accidents happen. Only few survive the bloodshed.
"Gentlemen, you are about to enter the most fascinating sphere of police work: The world of forensic medicine."-