Joss Whedon Does It Again!

What cool people I work with!  Today at 12:30, we gathered in the boardroom with our lunches.  Buddy Richard hooked up his MacBook Pro (oh!  How I’m missing Bender.  And it’s only the first day…) to the projector, and regaled us with the first episode of Joss Whedon’s latest effort: a micro-miniseries (3 episodes, 15 minutes apiece) entitled Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog.

It’s high camp, to be sure, and artfully showcases Harris’ impeccable comedic timing, as well as Whedon’s mastery of the genre. Continue reading

Russian Army Dancing to Run DMC – It’s Like That

Sitting in a bar with friends, a familiar tune comes on.  I’m trying to figure out what it is and where I know it from.  Then I remember: a video of the Russian Army, dancing, to Run DMC’s It’s Like That.  Loved it.

Sharing it with you here to keep my hand in at placing videos in WordPress posts.  It took me a while to figure it out.

Still Well Behind That Curve

I can’t claim to be on the bleeding edge of pop culture.  But, hey!  Even the 26 yr olds I work with hadn’t heard of this.  And I was twigged onto this by my buddy Ray, who’s about my age.

So, check out Frisky Dingo, by the creators of Sealab 2021, Adam Reed and Matt Thompson.  Sadly, AdultSwim won’t play their videos to international visitors (like Canadians).

On the upside, another buddy just told me about this cool tool which lets you choose which country you want to appear to be coming from, and it hooks you up!  More info in an upcoming post.

In the meantime, feel free to ream the boneheads at AdultSwim by viddying the Frisky Dingo goodies at