Sunday, October 31, 2010

YouTube Tuesday: Special Halloween Edition

Have a safe and happy Halloween you guys. Go easy on the Krackle and Jack Daniels.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

3AM Poll: Ad nauseating

In case you haven't noticed, there have been a lot of campaign ads on the television box lately. I was tempted to write that there have been a lot of classless campaign ads, but I like to avoid redundancies where possible.

Anyway, its easy to see that the entire commercial television industry is being kept financially afloat in these trying economic times by political advertisements and ads for erectile dysfunction remedies — both of which make me reach for the DVR fast forward button quicker than Larry Moore reaches for his jumbo bottle of Geritol.

But that may be just me. What do you think?

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

YouTube Tuesday: The sunny side of The Force

Imagine this scenario: A crazed evil dictator has seized control of your government and killed all but a handful of your religious order. You're left to go into hiding on a small desert moon in the outer rim, but you still have to find some way to make ends meet.

So, you change your name to Ben and hang out a shingle as a private dick.

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

YouTube Tuesday: Ripped from the headlines

The headline today of a 300-pound chimp loose and rampaging in Kansas City brought to mind my favorite outlaw virtual simian technopunk hip-hop quintet, Gorillaz.

Here to commemorate the occasion, one of their recent releases, Stylo...

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Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Random Photo XXXIX: Steamy autumn

Air and temperature conditions this week have been perfect for creating these romantic mists on the ponds in local parks. Just one of the many reasons I love this time of year in KC.

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Tuesday, October 05, 2010

YouTube Tuesday: Shut your festering gob, you tit!

Today's edition of YouTube Tuesday comes to you in honor of the original first-air date of Monty Python's Flying Circus on BBC television on October 5, 1969.

Yes, 41 years ago today national audiences (in Great Britain) were introduced to the genius of a comedy troupe that predicted nearly half a century in advance what the state of political discourse would be like in the United States.

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