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Saturday, March 7, 2009

Saturday Morning Watchmen


I saw the movie WATCHMEN yesterday and I was totally blown away, that's how awesome it was - and I say that although I have read the graphic novel a couple of years ago. Go see it! In any case, here is a rather cool Saturday morning cartoon show animation of the Watchmen. Sort of like Scooby Doo meets the X-Men. very well done!

Friday, March 6, 2009

Founts of Youth Discovered in the Alps


A funny clip featuring the Angels of Mercy - lady scientists extraordinaire - on a mission in the Austrian Tirol.

There are cliches everywhere. You can't get away from them. Even Mars has its little green men and - after all - it's a good one hundred million kilometres away.

There are harmless cliches and lovable clichés as well as those of the unpleasant and tiresome kind - just ask any blonde. If we aren't careful, we shall end up as living cliches ourselves.

On no account should cliches be trusted without deep investigation. Some are accurate, there's no doubt about it, but there are also some that have long lost their validity. Clichés need to be checked and monitored.

The Angels of Mercy catalogue, evaluate and - where necessary - eliminate clichés wherever they encounter them. On their journeys across the globe they have seen and experienced much. They have become acquainted with unpunctual Germans, culinary educated Americans, Russians that have never drunk vodka and women who are fabulous at parking cars. Cliches are cliches.

The Austrian Tirol is their new project. Scientific studies show there is no other region in the world with such a high concentration of cliches per square mile. At the moment the Angels have their hands full, coming to terms with every single Tyrolean cliche and examining it thoroughly.

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Congressman Offers Preemptive Apology For Extramarital Affair


Yet another great news report spoof from the Onion News Network:
Republican Gregory White (D-NH) tearfully asks forgiveness for the degrading and sinful acts he is about to engage in.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Awesome Tricycle Backflip


Wow, this guy's got guts! Amazing, awesome and totally crazy tricycle backflip stunt video! Jaw-dropping stuff!

Mistabishi - Printer Jam - "The Video"


Great track, great video.Aside from an unavoidable lack of kittens this has "crazy video" written all over it! This awesome music video takes ordinary printing noises and turns them into a great tune! Today's Top Video by far!

sky sports comedy gold


A fine piece of live telly as Tony Gale reveals what Portsmouth keeper David James did to him earlier.

Rocket falls towards spectators


Things suddenly turn serious at an RC rocket launch, when the parachute on a six foot rocket fails to open.
a) this was a bad idea in the first place
b) yelling "heads up!" is zero help

Protect Yourself with Elder Sign


Flying Polyps! What's with all the HP Lovecraft stuff lately. Is R'lyeh surfacing or something?
If you suffer from an overwhelming sense of dread brought on by the realization of your own insignificance in the universe, then you need Elder Sign.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Barclaycard Waterslide - DIY Spoof


Barclaycard are challenging you to create a version of their waterslide film. All you need to do is create a waterslide, film it and post it to www.youtube.com/barclaycardcreate to enter the competition.

The film that gets the most votes on YouTube will win a once in a lifetime trip for two riding some of the world's top waterslides in Dubai, China, Brazil, Germany and the US. You'll also get a camera and a laptop to blog about your trip.

The waterslide film features a group of students creating a miniature version of the Barclaycard waterslide TV ad, using household items such as buckets, mops, empty water bottles, baked bean tins and even a set of legs from a shop mannequin! The students then launch 'Dangerous Dan' down the slide and across the road to the local off licence to pay for some goods. The film was shot in Shoreditch in London.

You can download the making of from their FTP here.

Empire: Total War Launch Trailer


Empire: Total War maintains the series' genre-leading 3D battles, grand turn-based campaign map and rich historical flavor while for the first time introducing 3D naval combat into the series. The game is set in the 18th century, a turbulent era alive with global conflict, revolutionary fervour and technological advances.

Empire: Total War maintains the series' genre-leading 3D battles, grand turn-based campaign map and rich historical flavor while for the first time introducing 3D naval combat into the series. The game is set in the 18th century, a turbulent era alive with global conflict, revolutionary fervour and technological advances. Empire: Total War sees the debut of 3D naval combat -- gamers will be able to intuitively command vast fleets or single ships upon seascapes rich with extraordinary water and weather effects that play a huge role in your eventual glorious success or ignominious defeat. After pummelling your enemy with cannon fire, close in to grapple their ship and prepare to board taking control your men as they fight hand to hand on the decks.

WTF? Slim Suit Ad


Oh noes! What the F is this? Well, it's a commercial for the fabulous slim suit from the marvelous 80s. Yes, this ad is meant to be taken seriously. See if you can find one on ebay today!

Take it easy or take it to the max!

Camera goes for a ride on a Sushi conveyor belt


Oddly amusing video. I like the way that most reactions are a kind of low key suspicion...

Bournemouth University Students Support Comic Relief 2009


As an ex-student of Bournemouth University, I put this here as a special favour to the Media School students and Sophie H. who asked via Twitter.


The viral is in aid of helping to raise awareness and funding for Comic Relief on the 13th March and we thought the best way to appeal to the human element would be to get lots of people involved to promote the red nose and all it stands for.
The money raised from Comic Relief goes toward helping people most in need around the world. The funds raised help people in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Caribbean and the U.K and fund initiatives to assist in mental health issues, domestic violence, HIV/Aids, trade, emergency response and many more.
Some of the products available to buy for just £1 to ‘do your bit’ are; red noses, badges, magnetic car noses, charms and a whoopee cushion.
Equally, if you would like to give money directly, there is donation page on the website and a just giving page that allows you to donate money for comic relief.
Please visit: comic relief donation page , just giving donation page

World's Shortest Escalator


Well, talk about being lazy. Very lazy. Because that's what you have to be to use this escalator. LOL!

The Onion: Jennifer Love Hewitt Pays Magazine 2.2 Million To Run Photos Of Her Baby


Another great spoof news video from The Onion News Network: Celebrity watchers attribute the exorbitant price to the incredibly low demand for any news about Jennifer Love Hewitt.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Nom Nom Nom


Funny, lovely and pretty cute video of a hamster eating. Nom nom nom. Plus a rather addictive song. FTW!

Fat People Compilation


This is a funny compilation of fat people mishap videos from the people at break.com.

Funny Sleepwalking Dog


This must be one of the best funny videos ever. EVER! An awesome video of a sleepwalking dog with a genius comedy ending. Soooo funny!

Fat Cat Gets Stuck in Kitty Flap


Hahaha! How I laughed at this funny video of a fat cat stuck in the cat door thing. It manages to pull through but sooner or later this real-life Garfield will have to go on a kitty diet! LOL!

Awesome Ping Pong Victory Dance


Pretty awesome video of a guy's victory dance after winning a game of ping pong, or table tennis. Where's the difference anyway? In any case, this makes for a very funny video that you will enjoy even if you're not into ping pong. Or table tennis. Or sports. LOL!