Cereal Commercial Round-up

*Altered Beast voice: ON*

Rise from your grave, Henry Mancini.

(thunderclap)

But all seriousness aside, this is one of the best cereal commercials ever...as identified by Neatorama. For their full list, go here.

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By |March 5th, 2007|TV|0 Comments

The 2006 Golden Chazzie Nominees

So we're a little behind, but here you go...

The nominees for the Golden Chazzies.

Winners will be announced this coming weekend.

Here's the FAQ for the Confused.

Here's the winners for 2003, 2004 and 2005.

By |March 5th, 2007|Stimuli|4 Comments

Snoopy vs. The Red Baron: A Real Dogfight

Snoopy Sopwith Camel

Apparently the FX budget for the live action Peanuts movie is, shall we say, sub-par.

Update: The original video, of an RC plane fighting an RC Snoopy-on-Doghouse has been taken down, but somebody took bits of it and made this...

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By |March 4th, 2007|Stimuli|0 Comments

Tom Waits and Iggy Pop Drink Coffee

Iggy Pop and Tom Waits

It's from Jim Jarmusch, of course. And you can find it on the DVD of Coffee and Cigarettes.

This is a lot like our staff meetings here, honestly enough. Except normally we're doing the roadside surgery in house.

Found via Snuh.

Buy Stuff - It Supports the Site!
By |March 4th, 2007|Stimuli|0 Comments

Nash '55: Who Are You and What Have You Done With Mickey?

Pluto loves the 55 Nash

Who knew that back in 1955 Mickey Mouse had a hideous plastic surgery accident? I sure didn't.

Direct link for the feedreaders.

Found via Neatorama.
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By |March 4th, 2007|Stimuli|2 Comments

Human Slinky Dance: They're Fun, They're a Wonderful Toy

Human Slinky

It's either like two refugees from the Muppets going apeshit or bits of your large intestine trying to play Dance Dance Revolution. I can't decide which.

Direct link for the feedreaders.

Found via VideoSift.
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By |March 4th, 2007|Stimuli|1 Comment

A Herd of Catbuses

This is too cool. My Neighbor Totoro is one of the best animated children's movies ever. It's just damn good.

So good that it's inspired a bunch of folks to create their own version of the film's Catbus. Check out the photo gallery here.

Found via Neatorama.

And if you don't own it, fix that.

By |March 4th, 2007|Stimuli|0 Comments

Boris Karloff for Ronson Lighters: Have Your Own Torture Test

Even though apparently Ronson Lighters aren't around anymore (from what I can tell), I have this terrifying suspicion after seeing this that Karloff will rise from the grave to come after me because I don't own one.

Regardless: eat this, Geico cavemen.

Direct link for the feedreaders.

Found via VideoSift.

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By |March 4th, 2007|TV|1 Comment

Sliver (1993) - DVD Review

Sliver DVD cover art

Film:
DVD:

Written by Joe Eszterhas, based on the novel by Ira Levin
Directed by Philip Noyce
Starring Sharon Stone, William Baldwin, Tom Berenger

Released by: Paramount.
Region: 1
Rating: Unrated
Anamorphic: Yes.

My Advice: Rent something better than it. Which should be pretty easy.

After ending her waste of a marriage, Carly (Stone) is ready to make some changes in her life. Part of this is getting a new high rise apartment. Of course, she gets her new place the way a lot of New Yorkers acquire real estate: by someone dying. In Carly's case, the previous resident jumped off her balcony. In fact, everyone comments how much Carly looks like her. But she doesn't have time to consider this since she has two new suitors in her life. There's Jack (Berenger), a self-important macho cop-turned-author, whose attentions she's not thrilled with and Zeke (Baldwin), a young hot game designer, whose attentions she's very thrilled with. Thrilled multiple times, if you know what I mean. Zeke pushes Carly's boundaries and that is exactly what Carly is looking for. Even when he reveals that the apartment building has been turned into Zeke's private reality TV network, Carly doesn't look away. But when the competition between Zeke and Jack for Carly starts getting a body count, she needs to take a hard look at these two men. And herself.

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By |March 4th, 2007|DVD, Reviews|0 Comments

Syd Mead: Glorious Retro Future Art

Syd Mead retro future art

The badass futuristic artwork of Syd Mead, some of it thrown onto Flickr. Even if you don't know the name, you know his work:Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Tron, Blade Runner, Aliens, 2010 and more.

And of course, his official website is here. And if you haven't checked out his book, Sentury, please do.

Found via Paleo-Future.

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By |March 3rd, 2007|Art|1 Comment