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Animal of the Month: Fighting Bugs!

(3:12) [via digg]

Runner-Up: Pseudo-animals – The Village Petstore and Charcoal Grill
See videos of not-quite animals!


(2:55) via cursivebuildings MUST WATCH
The National Anthem, 1983. Unbelievably good rendition.
YouTube – The Manchurian Candidate (1:26)
Modern presidential politics.
Dispatches from the Culture Wars: Candidate Comedy
“For those who haven’t seen the footage, McCain and Obama  appeared last night at a charity dinner in New York to roast themselves and each other. Some of it was very, very funny. McCain was really, really funny….  (candidates’ speeches, McCain, Obama – 14:53, 13:39 respectively)

Art and Logic (somehow)

Awesome vision of Alice in Wonderland (written by a logician, for those who did not know what Lewis Carrol’s day job was.)  [scroll down a little to see the Alice pictures.  And I would be forever in someone’s debt if they bought me a print.]
Robert Downey Jr. as Sherlock Holmes — FIRST PICTURES
Please let this movie not suck (take 2).
PingMag – Levi Van Veluw: What’s That Tree In Your Hair?
“Either you’ll be intrigued by the fascinating way Dutchman Levi van Veluw applies materials on his face, neck and head — or you’ll be kind of appalled by this weird appearance.[…]”

— All I want to know what this man does for Halloween.


Video review for real Duff Beer from The Simpsons | iFoods.tv (1:55)
This is well worth your 2 minutes.
MxMo XXXII Guilty Pleasures – Kalimotxo
I have yet to try this, but judging by the review and the accompanying video (21s), it looks near perfect.

Interactive Fun

Dispatches from the Culture Wars: Rachael Ray Corn Porn (1:39)
“Okay, this is one of the funniest videos I’ve ever seen. It’s that evil little succubus Rachael Ray getting all naughty with an ear of corn – and being far more excited about it than any human being should be….
RRRR : Don’t Shoot the Puppy (game)
I haven’t gotten past level 12…
The Associated Press: Video games feature ads for Obama’s campaign
swissmiss: The Unfinished Swan (1:55)
The Unfinished Swan – Really cool video of the tech demo.  This looks like serious fun!

i’m dead

Paid Notice: Deaths GREENSTEIN, NOAH – New York Times
not really me, but it is an odd site to see your name in the obits.