Archive for August, 2007

Ted Nugent – Motor City Moron

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Brandishing A Machine Gun, Nugent Insults Arnold Schwarzenegger, Barack Obama & Hillary Clinton

A colleague recently told me she saw in concert and that he was going off about how children should own machine guns and insulted and .

I’ve seen Nugent in concert back when he was good. He actually wrote some pretty kick-ass songs but after Cat Scratch Fever, he just phoned it in. Now all his songs sound a like and he throws tantrums on stage, to boot. So sad.

Here’s some cell phone video of the Motor City Mornon’s rant from a California concert. Work Warning: The video contains profanity and vulgarity.

A Trip To The Moon – 1st Science Fiction Film

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

This is ‘ "silent" classic , recognized as the world’s first film. Unfortunately, the silent part isn’t so accurate in this case because some Frenchman decided to give the film an English voice over:

The Iceman Top Gun Car Commercial

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

This is a pretty funny fake crazy guy car commercial gone wrong:

Frodo, Don’t Wear The Ring – Music Video

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

I know before, but this is so good I couldn’t let it pass without comment. One of the best things about the show is that they get the details right. In this scene, they shoot a -themed music video for their song Frodo, Don’t Wear The Ring. The costumes, hairstyles and dialog exactly match those of the characters in the Lord of the Rings movies; even some of the special effects are the same.

The great thing about the songs in the series is the range of musical styles that are displayed. This one starts out with a esque acoustic guitar, morphs into heavy metal for a bit, then goes to hip hop. And, of course, .

Frodo, Don’t Wear The  Ring Mashup

This is crazy. Someone mashed up the song Frodo, Don’t Wear The Ring, with the actual Lord of the Rings movies.

Typolution

Monday, August 27th, 2007

is a fantastic short animated piece about pollution using only music by and typographic characters to convey its message:

Animation: Bush Administration As Supervillians

Sunday, August 26th, 2007

is an animated short that portrays the Bush administration as supervillain and the superheros are (mostly) the Democratic presidential candidates. The supervillain are as Petro-Man, as "$", as 9 Lives, as Doctor Spin; the superheros are as Reform-Girl, as Captain United, as The Green Solution, and as The Arbitrator.