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We Are HuntedInteresting new music discovery site I happened upon. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_f-kRvBVi4] Our Dream of Living StreamsA short video about some of the issue facing South Bay creeks from Santa Clara County Creeks Coalition. Flowers Feed the SoulA truly amazing Flash-based site for a flower service in Singapore. Now here’s some yoga I could actually do […]

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Explicit Content OnlyN.W.A.’s Straight Outta Compton edited down to only the explicit parts. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VMmk0GWugE] Titanium SporkestraVelma and I saw this awesome drum line from Seattle at Burning Man this year, in a Marching Band March-Off held at Center Camp. I posted some pictures of them to Flickr, although they’re kinda blurry. I found the girl […]

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http://www.collegehumor.com/moogaloop/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=1921845&fullscreen=1 Pixar Intro Parody http://www.collegehumor.com/moogaloop/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=1920944&fullscreen=1 Stormtroopers’ 9/11“You want another round.” [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWitd9gz64s] Dave Mustaine on the BBC’s “Never Mind the Buzzcocks”Proof that the UK has way better TV game shows than we do. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYVV1tRJDYc] As if Mustaine wasn’t enough, here’s Lemmy “I know you’re not telling the truth…”What do you get when you put three of […]

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Paperclip lampJust because it’s cool. Minty ForestJosh and Nina each took a photo every day in 2008, neither one knowing what the other was working on. Each morning, they posted their photos on Minty Forest side by side. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCcQcOR93_A] TurfCreative dance/fight sequence (!) directed by Anthony Alba. This is the sort of creative film-making I […]

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Thursday top 5+1

Cultural Revolution ArtifactsAn awesome Flickr collection. Surreal photosby Flickr member yves.lecoq The Dreaded QuestionA short comic by Kurt Huggins and Zelda Devon. http://mediaservices.myspace.com/services/media/embed.aspx/m=61002152,t=1,mt=video Randy Rhoads: Last Train Home documentary trailer leakedWhen I was 13 I first heard the song “Flying High Again” and my life was changed forever. I quickly became a huge Ozzy Osbourne […]

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Grupo Falso BaianoMy pal Jesse’s group plays choros, a Brazilian style of music popularized in the 1920s and ’30s. They play classic songs plus modern songs in the choros style, including a version of the Super Mario theme. They happen to be playing in Berkeley tonight, if you’re in those parts: Thursday, August 13 (8 […]

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SaFTm2bcac] The origin of the “Amen Break”You’ve heard it before, probably millions of times. You just didn’t know it had a name. The “Amen Break” is a six-second drum break from a 1969 B-side by a band you likely never heard of, The Winstons. But you’ve undoubtedly heard this drum beat sampled in everything from […]

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Thursday Top 5+2

http://www.hulu.com/embed/WPsOut8kWsnpInwShWsjAg Last night of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”I haven’t watched Leno for years, and he was never my favorite, as I preferred the wacky ’80s and early ’90s era of Letterman, but Leno’s not bad at all. Last week was his final night on “The Tonight Show” before Conan takes over the reins […]

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Thursday Top 5+3

Velma and I are going on a site visit to beautiful Sequioa National Park for a few days and I thought I’d be generous and post some extra distractions for those of you stuck behind desks while we’re backpacking through the redwoods. So here are three bonus links along with your normal five. Don’t say […]

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Zia shakes it

I just watched Dandy Warhols keyboard mistress Zia McCabe shaking her ass to a Manu Chau song while eating an apple and using her iPhone. I don’t know what Zia’s connection might be to the advertising powerhouse Wieden+Kennedy, but she’s got a two-hour radio show on their Internet station W+K Radio, and there’s a UStream […]

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