Ünnecessary Ümlaut


A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

Watch: Will Arnett as Kent Wesley, Internet Lawyer in AT&T Spots

As an Internet Lawyer, Kent Wesley has sued the pants of many a pants wearer.

You can watch these spots and get your Arrested Development fix (or Old Spice, depending on how you look at it) or if you’re really feelin’ motivated you can go to You’ve Got a Case on Facebook where he’ll “serve” your friends and family. (Thanks, Ty)


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Peek: Mister Heavenly with Michael Cera at Cafe Du Nord San Francisco

(yes, this is the best pic my crappy cam could capture)

Mister Heavenly, the super-ish trio of Nick “Diamonds” Thorburn (The Unicorns / Islands), Honus Honus (Man Man), and Joe Plummer (Modest Mouse), played their third show last night. And yet again they were joined by Michael Cera on bass. Apparently he’s only playing with the band during their current tour opening for Passion Pit.

The show was surprisingly great. A surprise since, well, they haven’t released any tunes yet. It was only a few days ago Sub Pop announced their signing. All I knew was their self-described sound as “Doom-wop” (a combo of doo-wop and doomed love songs). After hearing ‘em, that’s not too far off. And hot-damn, that Honus Honus has an amazingly raw ‘n throaty croon. Expect good things.

No CDs for sale. But they did have these handsome shirts:

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Video: Modest Mouse “Whale Song” by Nando Costa
MP3: Friday Five 10.30.09 (Unicorns, more)
Trailer: Arrested Development Documentary (Fan-made and Fantastic)
Video: Journey Through Art History In “70 Million”
MP3: Friday Five 07.10.09 (w/Clues, ex-Unicorns)


Video: Journey Through Art History In “70 Million”

As the (well-deserved) hubbub for OK Go‘s This Too Shall Pass music video, uh, passes, there’s another vid that’s worthy of your jaded eyeballs. A playful romp through the history of art: 70 Million by French band Hold Your Horses. (via Juxtapoz)

All I can think of is the Living Classics Pageant in Arrested Development.

Damn, I miss that show. One more year ’til the movie.

Hold Your Horses on MySpace

Trailer: Arrested Development Documentary (Fan-made and Fantastic)
Video: Fan-fusing, Webcam-filmed “Hibi no Neiro” by SOUR
Hack/Remix: Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody On Old School Computer Gear