Though I have grown a bit weary of the endless mashups that pop up on the Internet, I’m not averse to good ones. They’re easy to get wrong, ut the best ones juxtapose unlikely sources and somehow make it work. Palette-Swap Ninja’s Princess Leia’s Stolen Death Star Plans is especially ambitious, combining A New Hope with the entire Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band. The entire opus can be watched on YouTube, and the music can be downloaded on their site.

02.05.2017 • Permalink

Like the fundamentalist muslims he wants to destroy, Christian dominionist and US vice president Mike Pence can’t be alone with a woman who is not his wife, for religious reasons. Twitter reacts.

Starvation is is, then! Other things to ponder:

Hm. Dan Hon figures out why conservatives don’t want women leaders:

For some reason, Twitter remains unable to make money. Enjoy it while it lasts.

31.03.2017 • Permalink

My wife loves Jane Austen. I’m not sure how she feels about the conga, though.

26.10.2016 • Permalink

Love, Take Me Down (To the Streets)

I’ve written a few words about Paul McCartney on this very blog before, so no surprise there’s more to come. I’m seeing Sir Macca tonight; it’ll be my third time. My very first «proper» concert was his ’89 tour. The best show I’ve ever attended was the ’93 tour – I was up front, just a few feet away from the band. That show was so good, I was dubious as to whether or not I should go this time around, as it could only be a relative disappointment.

Then I remembered how I roll my eyes whenever someone say George Lucas did a number on their childhood because the prequels didn’t live up to the originals, so off I went.

Anyway, the above is obviously not by the Wings. It’s from the movie Role Models, a running joke that’s funnier than it really should be. It’s written for the film and performed by a McCartney sound-alike. It’s also not a bad pastiche of Wings, so it’s only fitting to post it before I head off to see the man who inspired it.

07.07.2015 • Permalink