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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

Tasty TV: Epic New Lurpak Spot

Great work (as always) from W+K.

Below is still my favorite Lurpak spot … if only for it’s catchy tune:

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Video Mashüp: Ravers Raving to Benny Hill

Proof of how funny this is? They used the Benny Hill tune and didn’t even have to speed it up.
I laughed so hard I spat out my glow-in-the-dark pacifier.

 

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Late For Meeting: Sequel to the Amazing “Going to the Store” is Here

Late for Meeting“ This mannequin walks like a Robot Chicken character on meth. Drives like one, too. It’s another freakin’ fabulous vid by David Lewandowski, the man behind the TRON: LEGACY opening credits and some sweet Flying Lotus music vids.

Be sure to re-watch the original, “Going to the Store“:

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Vid: Hand Lettering Demo with a Master

Check out Glen Weisgerber flow some Roundhand like a champ…


[via Kottke]

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New Music Vid: LA Takedown’s “Heatwave”

This new music video for the SoCal band LA Takedown is Michael Mann-ish in the most awesome of ways. Beyond the connection with the band name itself, the vid practically throws a pastel blazer on you and gives you a high five. Thankfully it takes its time pushing up the sleeves. Sit back and let it unfold.

Cheers to Director Matt Hewitt and crew.

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Video: Real-life Moe’s Tavern with real-life Duff Beer

Well here’s a reason to go to Florida … Duff Beer on Tap (made by Florida Beer Company) and Flaming Moes at Universal Orlando Simpson’s Springfield!

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Venture Bros: Season 5 is Close …

…Watch the Season 1–4 Recap:

Pretty impressive simplification of a very un-simple story. Further clarity can be found on their interactive Venture Family Tree Map:

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Gorgeousity: Amazing HD Aerial Footage of Bay Area

This was all shot with a RED Epic-equipped gyrostabilized camera platform, The GSS C520. “A portable 5-axis system that houses a range of leading digital cinema cameras, like the Epic and Sony F55, while also capable of integrating future advancements in camera technology”. Whoa. Check out what else Teton Gravity Research is up to (no pun intended).

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