Archive for March, 2008

Damien Rice – Eskimo

Monday, March 31st, 2008

A friend of mine insisted that I listen to Damien Rice‘s song, Eskimo. She played it over the phone for me, but I could barely hear it, so I promised I’d find it online and listen to it. I finally did. Now I understand why she wanted me to hear it so passionately. The song is absolutely sad and beautiful and gave me goosebumps the first time I heard it. This is a live version of it for BBC 4 Sessions:

I like the studio version much more, though:

This is the studio version which someone mashed up at YouTube:

The Killing Fields Trailer & Dith Pran Lecture

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

I watched just last night and this morning I learn that the subject of the film, photojournalist , . I highly recommend the film, so if you haven’t seen it, definitely rent it. Here’s the trailer:

The Killing Fields Trailer

Dith Pran Lecture – Genocide, The Curse Of The 21st Century

Stealth Fighter Crash

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

This is pretty amazing. A Stealth fighter loses a wing at an airshow. Seriously, it just snaps off. The pilot maneuvers the plane away from the spectators before ejecting but part of it lands in someone’s back yard, interrupting a barbecue. What a tip that must’ve been:

Queen Will Leave Behind Long Legacy Of Waving

Friday, March 28th, 2008

Okay, I can no longer resist posting this video. It’s been hanging on the YouTube popular list for the past few days, and there’s a reason why. always delivers:

Real Time With Bill Maher

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

I love HBO and I love and here’s one more reason to love HBO: They are putting full episodes of on YouTube, if only for a limited time. This is the most recent episode but it will only be up until April 7. This episode features , , Rep. (D-MA), , and .

There is a reason Maher’s previous show was called , so if you’ve got delicate sensibilities, you might not want to watch. Also, a big WORK WARNING: This show includes profanity and mature themes.

Trapped In A Shark Cage

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Just remember to check the shark cage before you submerge, okay?