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13 Star Wars Costumes in 4 Minutes

The song's not bad. It has a good beat and I feel like I could dance to it.

But the greatest thing about the video is the change into 13 different costumes during the song -- ALL FROM STAR WARS!!



Bonus light sabre action at the end!!

Sadly, I cannot name them all. Can you?
Posted By: gdanea | Date: Mon Feb 18, 2013 | Comments (5)
Category: Pop Culture

Happy Harry

I recently found out about an animator named Harry Partridge who does bizarre shorts that are perfect Weird Universe material. These two are my favorites, but be sure to go to the Happy Harry Toons YouTube page for more absurdity.



Posted By: Salamander Sam | Date: Fri Nov 05, 2010 | Comments (1)
Category: Celebrities, Dreams and Nightmares, Humor, Pop Culture, ShowBiz, Surrealism, Cartoons

Do a Good Deed Daily

Who says there are no rewards for doing good deeds?



A classic Levis 501 commercial from 1996!!
Posted By: gdanea | Date: Wed Jun 23, 2010 | Comments (2)
Category: Pop Culture

Wombles



Are there any UK adults of a certain generation who remain undamaged by THE WOMBLES?
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Jun 23, 2010 | Comments (7)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Drugs, Nature, Pop Culture, Television, 1970's, Europe

Can’t Do Anything Right?  You Are Not Alone

If you stay up late all the time, like I do, chances are you've seen some of the infomercials that this video is based upon. I'm willing to bet you feel better about yourself after you've watched this.




Posted By: Nethie | Date: Tue Jun 22, 2010 | Comments (6)
Category: Disasters, Domestic, Entertainment, Humor, Pop Culture, Television, Advertising, Goofs and Screw-ups

These Are the Droids You’re Looking For

Everybody who's anybody knows that one of the best motion pictures of all time is the original Star Wars. So what is the best way to pay tribute to such a cinematic masterpiece? That's right, by breaking the film into 472 fifteen second clips and having fans reenact it. Ladies and gentlemen, I present Star Wars Uncut:

Star Wars: Uncut Trailer from Casey Pugh on Vimeo.



As confusing as it should be to change actors, style, and even plot details four times per minute, somehow this actually works. There are some completed segments and you can see most of the individual clips on their site. I only wish I had found out about this sooner, so I could take part.

I seriously can't wait until this comes out.
Posted By: Salamander Sam | Date: Fri Apr 16, 2010 | Comments (2)
Category: Entertainment, Movies, Pop Culture, Video, Science Fiction, Roleplayers and Re-enactors, Parody

The A To Z Of Awesomeness!

British comic book artist Neill Cameron has been posting one letter a day of sheer awesomeness, based on suggestions from fans. Now the alphabet is complete everyone can view such wonders as "Aztecs in Atomic Armour Attacking Anomalous Amphibians" and "Doctor Who Defeating Doctor Doom in a Deadly Disco Dance-off" for themselves.

So if you've ever longed to see Lois Lane, Lana Lang and Lori Lemaris lasciviously licking lollipops at a London landmark, why not have a look-see at Neill's A to Z of Awesomeness. You'll love it!

Posted By: Dumbfounded | Date: Thu Mar 25, 2010 | Comments (4)
Category: Art, Comics, Surrealism, Pop Culture, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Superheroes

Brandon Bird

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Brandon Bird is an artist whose style might best be described as "pop culture Norman Rockwell." Pictured above is one of his most famous works, No One Wants to Play Sega with Harrison Ford. Head on over to his website to see more of his work, including a Law & Order themed coloring book, children's letters to Christopher Walken, and a version of The Last Supper featuring 12 James Woodses (and RoboCop).
Posted By: Salamander Sam | Date: Thu Feb 25, 2010 | Comments (3)
Category: Art, Pop Art, Surrealism, Celebrities, Pop Culture

Lady Gaga is the Antichrist

Report back here, after you read this.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Feb 23, 2010 | Comments (10)
Category: Music, Pop Culture, Conspiracy Theories and Theorists

Go Ahead, Waste My Time

Yes, my title is a really lousy rendition of the "Go ahead, make my day" line as uttered by Clint Eastwood in Sudden Impact. But it's relevant because this post is about a website dedicated to some of the cheesiest lines ever spoken in action movies. The Quotable Action Hero blog is guaranteed to waste at least fifteen minutes of your life. So what's weird about it? It may just be a matter of opinion, but these are not your typical quotations. In fact, if the blog author didn't include the movie's name along with the quote, I would have no idea where most of these lines came from. What do you think?
Posted By: Nethie | Date: Fri Feb 05, 2010 | Comments (4)
Category: Entertainment, Hollywood, Movies, Pop Culture
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