Thursday, October 31, 2013
PBS Idea Channel uses the holiday as a good reason to discuss the Slender Man myth, running it through contemporary and historical context.
Dan Buckley just wanted to do a Halloween multi-track. Thankfully for us, he chose a song from "The Nightmare Before Christmas" with 66 vocal parts. Challenge: accepted.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
When living in an overworked and under-appreciated society it is easy to fall victim to stress. AsapSCIENCE gives you a great breakdown of how stress can be hazardous and even fatal to your body but also tells you how to combat it.
So if you're feeling stressed out, pet a cute critter, go for a walk, hang out with people who make you happy because the stress isn't worth it.
What happens when you take the infamous "Cell Block Tango" song from the musical "Chicago" and convert it into Disney villains? Well, you get the glorious "Spell Block Tango". What a perfect creation.
It's the scary time of the year, and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is up on the Thug Notes chopping block. Enjoy!
Time-travel. X-Men from both the "older" series and the "prequel" films. MOTHER EFFING BISHOP. Thank you, Bryan Singer, for what looks to be the final jolt of energy this franchise needs.
Monday, October 28, 2013
YouTube magician Freddie Wong is back with "Mexican Standoff", this time featuring the amazing "Key And Peele". Take a five minute break and see how far in this short you can anticipate.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Yahoo web series Ghost Ghirls brings you this magical fictional 70's band with Dave Grohl on drums, Jack Black on bass, and Val Kilmer singing up their final song never recorded - "Back To The Beginning."
Thursday, October 24, 2013
On this segment from the BBC's NewsNight with Jeremy Paxman, Russell Brand turns what was originally probably supposed to be a cut-and-dry interview into a statement of political revolution.
S.H.I.E.L.D. outfit Steve Rogers! Robert Redford! Black Widow! Bucky! Falcon flying! What DOESN'T this trailer have?
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
CGP Grey is a beast when it comes to explaining complicated territory differences. In this installment, he scratches his head and ponders exactly how many countries there are in the world, and explains the problems with the definition of "country".
A lot of time, prank videos are either offensive or sexist. So it was nice to see this prank idea by Stuart Edge get a little more fully fleshed out and used to its highest level of cute: using Siri to get yourself a date.
Yvlis, the crazy musicians from Norway who made "What Does The Fox Say?", return with this bizarre-yet-catchy ode to the state of Massachusetts.
Nick Offerman prepares you in advance for Movember with this Made Men video, which gives a breakdown of the great moments in the history of man, from the perspective of all the great mustaches.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
I am waiting for the day that Screen Junkies finally drops the ball on their Honest Trailers segment, but today is not that day. Watch them tear a new one in the stupid dumb AWESOME robots vs monsters flick by Guillermo Del Toro.
All us beer-lovers (read: alcoholics) know that beer is an "acquired taste", but what would happen if the ad agencies responsible for them had to be completely truthful? Cracked answers that question for you.
Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic "The Scarlet Letter" gets a Thug Notes analysis, spittin' mad truths about this story of adultery and sexings.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Prepare yourself for major gross-out factor here, as ASAP Science breaks down the creepiest and nastiest parasites on this lovely planet we inhabit.
Friday, October 18, 2013
Thursday, October 17, 2013
There have been a lot of advance clips for Pete Holmes' new show, named "The Pete Holmes Show", naturally. This one brings back his amazing Christian Bale Batman voice to berate StupidMan... or Superman as he calls himself.
Wes Anderson's newest film, "The Grand Budapest Hotel", finally gets a trailer. The film, which arrives sometime in 2014, also has a rather impressive roll call of mustaches.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Watch Bad Lip Reading eviscerate HBO's "Game Of Thrones" by turning the series into a medieval Renaissance fair, and oh boy will it make you laugh even if you haven't seen the show.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Monday, October 14, 2013
The new "music" single from Patrice Wilson and Company hits the Internet and your ears will never forgive you.
On this, the one year anniversary of Felix Baumgartner's ridiculous freefall from 128,000 feet in the air, witness the insanity all over again with multiple angles, point-of-view, and a bunch of mission data that will blow your mind.