Thursday, December 4, 2008

Brad Pitt's Body is a Cage

At first I thought this was just an Arcade Fire fan's mash-up of the Benjamin Button trailer, but apparently this is actually playing on TV. I'm betting that this blatant courting of the hipster crowd might actually work.

Thanks again Al Gore, for helping us separate reality from fantasy.

Florida Congresswoman Hangs Up on the Real Barack Obama

AP reports:

“I thought it was one of the radio stations in South Florida playing an incredible, elaborate, terrific prank on me,” Ros-Lehtinen told the newspaper. “They got Fidel Castro to go along. They’ve gotten Hugo Chavez and others to fall for their tricks. I said, ‘Oh, no, I won’t be punked.’”

Ros-Lehtinen's no dumb politician like someone else you got pranked.

Bush Receives Peace Award

"Well, the Peace Award was not about peace in domestic — or foreign policy." [ThinkProgress]

Youtube's New Embedded Player

In what is certainly my most meta post to date, I would like to point out Youtube's brand new embedded player with a search bar at the top. That's right, search for any video on Youtube, and then watch it right here, on this page. Crazy.

In honor of the recent discovery that the U.S. has been in a recession for over a year, I will use the classic parkavenueD video "Recession" as an example:

Grammy Nominations Announced

And the artist with the most noms is...

Let The Beat Build (Produced By Kanye West & Deezle) - Lil Wayne