by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Good news! Google, in addition to servicing most of your Internet-related needs, is also fighting hard to save your brains. Today, their robots.txt begins with the lofty declaration: User-agent: zombies Disallow: /brains That’s right: zombies are disallowed from accessing /brains today. I for one feel much safer knowing that […]
By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] For years, the Beatles have frustrated their fans with refusing to have their back catalogue released online on sites such as iTunes and others. Now the surviving members of the Fab Four have done a sudden U-turn by deciding to digitally release their music in the form of a […]
In the following video, “human beatbox James “AudioPoet” Burchfield performs an intricate three-minute breakdown — sexy, propulsive hip-hop rhythms and turntable textures — all using only his voice.” Enjoy the show!
Automated Assets, a short movie by James Dastoli and Robert Datoli, exposes the real faces behind automated phone support systems. From now on, when you call in for support at Dell and get asked for your “express service code”, you’ll now know with whom you’re having to deal with. Enjoy!
by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] The next film installment in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, was originally slated for release next month, and then a few months ago, suddenly pushed back by Warner Brothers to July 17, 2009. Fans were obviously not too happy about this (oh, the slew […]
Released back in 1977 to promote George Lucas’s original masterpiece, Star Wars – Episode IV, this trailer certainly brings me back some fond memories of the 70’s. If you were born at the time, do you remember seeing this on television or at the theater? When viewing it now, it’s funny how the whole thing […]
I Just stumbled onto this awesome video clip that you guys will definitely appreciate. It features the performance of an urban dancer who is using a pair of crutches to do some really funky moves. A hat tip to Neatorama for the great find and to RJD2 for the great music.
You got to give it to the ingenious old chap for coming up with such an awesome steampunk-esque musical machine. And in case you’re wondering why he decided to build this, he has all the reasons listed on a little sign he displays during his performances. I built this machine because of unreliable guitarists. It […]
by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] With the mess with the Viacom lawsuit and allegations of encouraging piracy looming, YouTube has seemingly been working to shrug off this reputation and legitimize itself as a forum for legal, freely available user-generated content as well as legally licensed media content. The latest step towards this is the […]
By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] When US movie producer Michael Moore announced that his new movie “Slacker Uprising” would be available for free download over the internet, he was forced by US copyright law to add a caveat – that it would only be available to residents of the United States and Canada. Anyone […]