Archive for June, 2007

When Penguins Attack

Sunday, June 24th, 2007

This is a rather hilarious teaser for the 2005 documentary, :

Clinton, Inc. Vs. The Soporanos

Saturday, June 23rd, 2007

The campaign pulled a clever but dubious move in producing a short video taking off from the final scene of finale for their announcement of the campaign theme song. The clip is clever because hitches on the wide popularity of a pop culture phenomenon that, because of the show’s finale, was garnering a ton of publicity. The clip is dubious because by using The Sopranos reference, Bill and Hillary are implicitly comparing themselves to an organized crime family.

This is the actual finale scene from The Sopranos:

And here’s the Clinton campaign’s take-off:

Not brilliant but sorta cute and it achieves what it’s supposed to do. And the spoof included some nice details, especially featuring , the actor who played New York boss Johnny Sack on the show. But ? Really?!? I know , but, I mean, it’s Celine Dion! She’s not just a Canadian, she’s a French Canadian. Did I mention it’s Celine Dion?

The ever culturally astute President seemed to admit in the video itself that was a lame campaign theme song by saying "My money’s on ." Sometimes democracy just ain’t that pretty:

Kids Beware!

Friday, June 22nd, 2007

These are two short "educational" films from 1961 about the dangers of trusting strangers. Boys are especially susceptible to…homosexuals!

Boys Beware

Girls Beware

Depeche Mode – Enjoy The Silence Video

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

by is a quintessential 80s music video:

Obama Girl – I Got A Crush On Obama

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

I Got A Crush On Obama has been out for awhile, but it’s still worth a post.  Not only is it a windfall of free publicity for the campaign, but it most certainly will, as it was probably intended to, to one , aka Obama Girl:

747’s Low Landing

Tuesday, June 19th, 2007