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Links: Mike Doughty, A Stadium Implosion & A Seinfeld Movie?

Posted: April 29th, 2010 | Author: | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Lots of videos coming at you today.

First up, if you’ve never heard Mike Doughty, you should check him out. Not only does the music rock, but the live show is cool. Most of his shows feature “The Question Jar,” a veritable grab bag of life’s most profound (or not) questions, which fans fill out before the show and he answers while on stage. Check out a the Question Jar answers from a recent San Francisco show (some NSFW language):


Next, we have a pretty killer camera shot that I’m not sure anyone has ever seen: it’s from inside the imploding Texas Stadium, the former home of the Dallas Cowboys. It’s a 360 degree look at what happens when a stadium is blown up… from the inside. Why hasn’t someone thought to do this sooner?

Click this link to check it out… and make sure you aim the camera straight up at the 30 second mark for what one of the commenters calls an “OH SH*T” moment!


And lastly today, we have the trailer for what could have been a serious movie based on Seinfeld. Check it out:

Links I Think You'll Like

Posted: April 18th, 2010 | Author: | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

One of the things Twitter has been so powerful in doing is sharing content across the Internet.  Yeah, it’s great to carry on conversations with friends, or listen to John Mayer make his funny jokes after midnight, but the links and news stories and youtube videos and funny photos and on and on that I’ve caught because of Twitter is astounding. Here are some links I’ve stumbled upon that I think are shareworthy, in no particular order:

First up, the annual “Forbes Fictional 15,” calculating the 15 richest fictional characters in the world… of imaginary characters.

Global markets are rapidly recovering from the 2008 financial crisis, and so are the fortunes of the fictitious. There are six new characters on the 2010 edition of Fictional 15, our annual ranking of fiction’s richest, with an average net worth of $7.3 billion.


The name says it all with this one. It’s an “epic and honest mobile home commercial.” Nuff said.
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