Saturday, December 31, 2011

William Shatner on the Art of Unfriending

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

A Top-10 of Jumps

Personally, 7, 3, 2 and 1 are my favorites.

(skiing and motorcycle jumps don't really impress me, sorry)

Monday, December 26, 2011

Friday, December 23, 2011

Sing It If You Know It!

Also known as... The Mullet Whistler.



I wonder where this great talent is now...

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Cry or Die

North Koreans publicly showing their grief after the death of Kim Jong-Il.

I can not believe that this nation has been allowed to have a nuclear arsenal.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Intro (Made With Stop-Motion Animation)

A fantastic piece of work that took 6 months to create.

UPDATE: Unfortunately the sound has been muted by Youtube due to a copyright claim because, apparently, George Lucas (or is it Disney) is not rich enough yet. Greedy b******s.


Sunday, December 11, 2011

Ho Chi Minh City Traffic

A time-lapse video from Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City (formerly known as Saigon) and its crazy traffic situation!

Traffic in Frenetic HCMC, Vietnam from Rob Whitworth on Vimeo.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

21 Songs You Have Heard But Do Not Know Their Name (Part 1)

1) Sand Dance (or Streets of Old Cairo) (Wilson, Keppel and Betty)

    Classic Egyptian theme

2) Entry of the Gladiators (Julius Fučík)

    I'm sure the composer was going for big things but it ended up being
    the classic circus/clown theme...

3) Baby Elephant Walk (Henry Mancini)

4) Powerhouse (Raymond Scott)

    Classic "The Gears Of Industry Are Turning" theme

5) In The Mood (Glenn Miller)

6) Sing Sing Sing (Benny Goodman)

7) Yakety Sax (Boots Randolph)

     Benny Hill theme song.

8)  Spanish Flea (Herb Alpert)

9) Take Five (Dave Brubeck Quartet)

10) Rose Rouge (St. Germain)

11) Theme From "A Summer Place" (Percy Faith)

12) Hoedown from Rodeo (Aaron Copland)

      Wild West or pioneer theme

13) Summer Samba (Walter Wanderley)

       You are now on hold...

14) Soul Bossa Nova (Quincy Jones)

      Austin Powers theme song.

15) Happy Go Lively (Laurie Johnson)

16) The Typewriter (Leroy Anderson)

Classic typewriter theme

17) Oh Yeah (Yello)

      Surely you've heard this one (I mean... it was only in EVERY 80s film)...

18) Fanfare For The Common Man (Aaron Copland)

       Fallen soldier or WWII theme

19) Escape (Craig Armstrong)

20) "Aquarium" from the Carnival of the Animals (Camille Saint-Saëns)

21) Painted World (Two Steps From Hell)

Thursday, December 1, 2011