Tag - brilliant

If Siege Had a Line of Body Spray…

We’d just like to take this moment to apologize again–we accept full responsibility for bringing the Burger King back from whatever hell he had been cast into. And now he’s in this new Halloween’s The Shape plastic...

They’re Coming To Get You, Elizabeth...

I know that Pride and Prejudice is much loved in many circles. One of those circles is here in the Technocave and its attached compound. The book and of course the Colin Firth-starring version from the BBC. I tried to read it–scratch...

Brian Blessed on Being Bonkers and Art

Brian Blessed, who previously changed your life as host of Have I Got News For You, gives a speech, cracks jokes, and shows you just what his voice is capable of. Astounding. The whole thing is twelve minutes but trust me, you’ll dig...

Harryhausen and Medusa

Happy Birthday, Ray Harryhausen

Ray Harryhausen turns 88 today. Happy birthday to a guy who’s responsible for stop motion as we know it today. And is there anyone alive today who didn’t think the Sinbad movies were the coolest goddamn thing ever? Harryhausen...

TED Hits 50 Million Video Views

TED is awesome. It stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. And if you haven’t checked them out, you’ve missed presentations/videos/audio/performances from everybody from Jane Goodall to Stephen Hawking to Craig Venter to...

Jimmy Kimmel in a tuxedo

That’s the Chicago Way

I know everyone’s going to be posting this, but there’s a reason. You know how you always see “This is a video response to…” on YouTube? This is the hands-down best one to date. If you’re not sure what...

No, Not Bat-Mite… Little Batman

This might just be the best Batman fan film that’s ever been made. It’s so good, it would please both Unidentified Madman and ScottC. That’s how good it is. The only way it could have improved is to have him fighting off a...

Trekkie Monster in Avenue Jew

Avenue Jew: Puppet on the Roof

In the most brilliant yet wonderfully wrong theatre mashup to come along in years, here’s a bit from a few years back where the casts of Avenue Q (which we’ve talked about before) and Fiddler on the Roof combined their talents...