So, how many of these scenes do you recognized? Hat tip to John August. ..bruce w..
Fake movie trailer mashups are among my favorite videos on the ‘net. This one imagines a 1951 version of “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, staring Charlton Heston as Indiana Jones. Quite well done. with some great footage. ..bruce w..
Yesterday afternoon the conservative blogosphere was erupting over news that President Obama had given his first television interview – to Al-Arabiya: CAIRO, Egypt (AP) – President Barack Obama chose an Arabic satellite TV network for his first formal television interview as president, part of a concerted effort to repair relations with the Muslim world that [...]
Having spent a bit of time in the UK, I can attest that in general the programming on television is just as mindless and annoying as the US has on average. But like the US, there are some patches of real brilliance. For example the below clip from the car focused show “Top Gear” where [...]
There are some events that just defy the mashup engine: Men’s magazine loses 130,000 inflatable breasts A men’s magazine has lost a shipment of 130,000 inflatable breasts en route to Australia. The breasts, worth £100,000, were planned to be a free gift in Ralph magazine – but vanished before arriving at their destination. A spokeswoman [...]
In case you don’t know, there is a trend on the internet known as Rickrolling: Rickrolling is an Internet meme typically involving the music video for the 1987 Rick Astley song “Never Gonna Give You Up”. The meme is a bait and switch: a person provides a Web link they claim is relevant to the [...]
Some folks may have noticed that we have yet to update our trend animator with banking data for the first quarter of 2008. It’s not because we don’t want to, it’s because the FDIC has yet to release their data. Yes, that’s right – one of the more interesting quarters of the US banking industry [...]
Many folks were very keen on the animated charts we created for the FDIC data on the looming banking problems. The charts are quite similar to the groundbanking work of gapminder.org, which was purchased by Google some time ago, with the promise that their wonderful charting tools would be available “soon”. Since then, we have [...]