Knightmare – The First Ever Winning Quest

May 13, 2009

Yes, things really were better in the past.  If you want to see an end to juvenille delinquency, bring back this show! Observe how intelligent, friendly and polite these kids are. They’d never shout ‘Get a haricut!’ at you for no reason or play skanky techno on their phones on the 7a.m. bus.

If you don’t have time for the whole thing – I’d recommend the opening credits for part one and part four (where the kids have to convince a gargoyle that he’s not ugly).

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The Coen Brothers on Clean Coal

February 27, 2009

Now, that’s sarcasm (but they’re probably right).


70s Rock Stars at their Parents’ Houses

November 28, 2008

Here’s a nice collection of photos of 70s rock stars at home with their folks, featruing Frank Zappa, Elton John, Eric Claption and the Jackson 5.

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(via Neatorama)


Financial Analysts Predictions for 2008 from 2006-07

November 25, 2008

How can so many be sooooooooooooooo wrong. Except for Peter Schiff. Next time you hear somone getting laughed out of it on Fox News, you know they’re 100% right.


Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart make mashed potatos

November 25, 2008

Monty Python Channel on Youtube

November 19, 2008

Best response to copyright infringement ever!

The new Monty Python youtube channel is here:

Here’s one of my faves:


Eels – Last Stop: This Town

September 5, 2008

I recently finished Mark Oliver Everett’s Things the Grandchidren Should Know, which has restored my faith in the rock autobiography.  It encouraged me to root out some old Eels albums and even go buy a new one. Here’s a great track from Electro-Shock Blues.

I also managed to see the brilliant Parallel World’s, Parallel Lives, in which E explores the ideas that made his father one of the most important, yet cruelly under-appreciated, quantum mechanics of the twentieth centure. (I think all the parts are on you tube and there’s a torrent or two floating around.)