Friday, February 12, 2016

How to Get to Hawaii

Beer Chase



It's a Carlton ad from a few years ago. They can’t drink and drive, but no one wants to give up their drink. Magnificent! (via reddit)

Pilots

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Dad Joke Makes Bea Laugh



This is how Dad jokes start, and become a lifelong habit for so many men. A two-year-old will laugh at anything. Bea is tickled pink to hear her Dad say Abu Dhabi. That’s silly, Daddy! There’s a joke there, but she doesn’t have to wait for the punch line to find Abu Dhabi funny. The punch line doesn’t matter to Bea, because she doesn’t have any idea who the Flintstones are, anyway. But she’s so joyously entertained that you have to laugh along with her! (via Tastefully Offensive)

Hair Gage

Darwin's Birthday

OK Go Goes Zero Gravity



For their latest music video, OK Go teamed up with Russia’s S7 airlines and took a trip in their vomit comet, a plane that flies in parabolic arcs to train cosmonauts for low-gravity space flight. The song is “Upside Down & Inside Out.”  From the band’s website:
The longest period of weightlessness that it is possible to achieve in these circumstances is about 27 seconds, and after each period of weightlessness, it takes about five minutes for the plane to recover and prepare for then next round. Because we wanted the video to be a single, uninterrupted routine, we shot continuously over the course of 8 consecutive weightless periods, which took about 45 minutes, total. We paused our actions, and the music, during the non-weightless periods, and then cut out these sections and smoothed over each transition with a morph.
The rest of the story about making the video is pretty interesting. For example, they made 21 flights, and there were 58 incidences of actual vomiting. (via Buzzfeed)

Valentine Poem

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Pure Speculation

We can imagine what "Pure Belly Clearance" is. (via Bad Menu)

A Head Cold

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Dog Training

The Ruling Class

Miss Cellania's Links

The Story of Rocky. When Sylvester Stallone was told there were no parts for him, he wrote his own. 

11 Transformative Facts About The Fly.

Television’s All-Time Greatest Will They, Won’t Theys. Sexual tension can drive a series years.

Tracking Down a Beautiful Woman. She just walked by a photo shoot and ended up with a modeling contract.

Are you Prom ‘Propriate? A North Carolina high school produced a video to explain to students what is acceptable in a prom attire -for girls.

Listen to the Great Stalacpipe Organ, the world’s largest natural musical instrument. It makes tones by striking 37 different stalactites in the underground Luray Caverns.

The Justice Department is suing the Ferguson, Missouri, police department. A 56-page report details the unconstitutional practices the feds want changed. 

The Real History of Hail Caesar! and Eddie Mannix. The Coen Brothers movie is fiction, but Eddie Mannix was real and a really interesting part of Hollywood. 

Dear Diary

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A Dangerous Walk by the Sea



A couple, aged 75 and 76, went down to the beach in Porsguen in Portsall on the French coast this past Monday. A wave surprised them and knocked the man down. As he was being swept out to sea, his wife chased after, and was soon swept under herself! A tourist from Paris went in to help them, and was knocked down himself by another wave. You can skip the first two minutes.  He did manage to help the couple back to shore. Two other men also helped, and a local couple in Portsall took them in and gave them dry clothing. (via Viral Viral Videos)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Effective Diet

People Obey Silly Walk Sign



Art collective Kreativiteket out up a road sign in Ørje, Norway, referencing Monty Python’s “silly walks” sketch. I’ve just been made aware of a video recording how people obey the sign. The video was made some time ago, so we don’t know whether the sign is still there. However, there was another installed in Ottawa a few months later. (via Metafilter)

Error Message

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Funny or Die Presents The Art of the Deal



Funny or Die secretly produced a full-length movie starring Johnny Depp as Donald Trump. The premise is that it was made as a TV movie to air in 1988, but got pre-empted. Donald Trump is presented as starring as himself, but it’s Depp.
In 1988 Donald Trump wrote, directed, and starred in a made-for-TV movie based on his bestselling book 'The Art of the Deal.' When the film was bumped because Monday Night Football ran long, the furious Trump pulled the movie, obscuring it from the general public for decades. Now Funny Or Die has unearthed this delightfully dated masterpiece for the world to see.

The movie stars Johnny Depp as Donald Trump, Patton Oswalt as Merv Griffin, Henry Winkler as Mayor Ed Koch, Michaela Watkins as Ivana Trump, and also features Alfred Molina, Andy Richter, Jack McBrayer, Robert Morse, Jacob Tremblay, Ron Funches, Stephen Merchant, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel, Jason Mantzoukas, Kristen Schaal, and ALF. Kenny Loggins, '80s soundtrack virtuoso, performs the film's original theme song. The movie was directed by Jeremy Konner (Drunk History) and written by Joe Randazzo (The Onion, @midnight), with an intro from Ron Howard.
See the 50-minute movie in its entirety here. Contains NSFW language. (Thanks, Nick!)

Never Welcome