“You’ll want to hang around people with very low ambition – that’ll make you above average…” Self help expert JP Sears presents some useful advice on how not to just be successful, but to be better at being successful than everyone else.
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(PG-13 Link) Artist Igor Lipchanskiy was curious to know what might be hidden off the edges of iconic album covers. It turns out that Igor himself is lurking in the wings with everyone from Jim Morrison to John and Yoko, offering some form of assistance or distraction.
(PG-13: Language) “My expectations today are that it’s gonna hurt, and tomorrow is gonna be a disaster.” Ty Burrell, best known as Phil Dunphy in Modern Family, talks about being a firefighter, dealing with rejection as an actor, making the most out of your luck and more.
Shaun White’s gold medal-winning Halfpipe run in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics was pretty epic all on its own. But Dylan “Tater Tot” Tate decided to give it a little more sparkle and shine with the addition of visuals and sound effects from Super Mario Bros.
(PG-13: Language) Casually Explained breaks down the tiers of thought processes, from acting purely on instinct to the curse that is overthinking. For the latter, he comforts us by reminding us that no one cares about us and we will all be forgotten.
(PG-13: Language) “I’m sure this is gonna go well.” Many stand up comedians try to come off as an everyman. But as Now You See It points out, Dave Chappelle does the opposite in his latest specials. He counters it by analyzing his flaws, missteps and personal struggles.
If you must dip your McNuggets while driving, the Saucemoto is the solution to your first-world problem. It clips onto most car air vents, and securely holds dip containers from many fast food restaurants – all while filling your car with the aroma of BBQ sauce or honey mustard.
There’s a ton of praise being heaped on actor Sam Rockwell for his complex character portrayal in Three Billboards. But back in 2002, he played The Gong Show host Chuck Barris in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. Here’s a bit of his amazing screen test.
Screen Junkies pokes fun at the nine films nominated for Best Picture Academy Awards this year, from Gary Oldman’s fat suit in The Darkest Hour to the fishy shades of grey in The Shape of Water, to that guy from Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
A bit from a 2012 Central Park performance by Reggie Watts in which he replicated the esoteric and offbeat sounds of Thom Yorke and the gang from Radiohead. It’s so spot-on that some are calling it a “cover” rather than a “parody.” Download or stream the track here.
The Fine Brothers panel of youngsters goes hands-on with another technological dinosaur – a “portable” turntable. While they’re clearly fascinated with the mechanical music player, there’s no doubt they’re all going back to streaming digital tunes as soon as they’re done.
A hilariously absurd video from Grieg Johnson which provides instruction on how to play an “ancient, elegant” musical instrument. But it’s not just the Shenanigan that’s of interest – it’s the fake Scandanavian-ish tongue that the narrator speaks in that really makes the video.