Archive for July 31st, 2006

Mel Gibson’s Anti-Semitic Rant

Monday, July 31st, 2006

Apparently, was busted for drunken driving on Friday and during the process of being arrested. The scriptwriter/ director/ producer/ funder of the movie told the police "F*****g Jews…The Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world." And also asked a deputy, "Are you a Jew?", .

The police allegedly tried to do Gibson a favor by covering up his behavior (from  Wasted1984 at ):

Here’s another report featuring the journalist who broke the story (again from Wasted1984 at ):

creator’s and knew the score on Gibson long ago (from akc1207 at YouTube):

And finally, ,  here’s an an MP3 of the ***hole at a June 2000 Cubs game (you’ll need to download it to your computer because it’s encoded incorrectly and therefore sounds like chipmunks when you play it fom the page).

Live Action Need For Speed Video

Monday, July 31st, 2006

Did you ever want to know what it really feels like to drive a breakneck speed through a bustling city like in Electronic Arts‘ racing video games Need for Speed series? This is probably the closest you’ll ever come. The description for this short film, C’était un rendez-vous, is from Google Video:

On an August morning in 1978, French filmmaker Claude Lelouch mounted a gyro-stabilized camera to the bumper of a Ferrari 275 GTB and had a friend, a professional Formula 1 racer, drive at breakneck speed through the heart of Paris. The film was limited for technical reasons to 10 minutes; the course was from Porte Dauphine, through the Louvre, to the Basilica of Sacre Coeur.

No streets were closed, for Lelouch was unable to obtain a permit.

The driver completed the course in about 9 minutes, reaching nearly 140 MPH in some stretches. The footage reveals him running real red lights, nearly hitting real pedestrians, and driving the wrong way up real one-way streets.

Upon showing the film in public for the first time, Lelouch was arrested. He has never revealed the identity of the driver, and the film went underground until a DVD release a few years ago.