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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

Sweet: PS22 Chorus Covers Phoenix Lisztomania

Their sincerity is so damn sweet. Just love it. Even better, the PS22 Chorus only took two rehearsals to learn the track. Now those are some pro rockstars. More info here. (via Waxy)

Phoenix “Lisztomania” from Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Phoenix “Too Young” from Lost In Translation OST

Hear more Phoenix on The Ümlaut »

Cover: Homeless Mustard Sings Radiohead’s Creep, Has Great Beard
Cover: Grizzly Bear, Maritime do Hot Chip’s Boy From School
MP3: Weezer, The 8-Bit Covers
KYEO: Lombard Street Turning Into Giant Candyland Game
Video: The Next Classic Children’s Book To Be Made Into A Movie
For Kids Only: Petaluma Pete Does Whiskerino 2009


Sign Remix: Dog Poop vs. Children At Play

Because the “Slow, Children At Play” sign near the park doesn’t cover dog poop, Wardinger took matters into his own hands and made this sign.

Not quite Passive Aggressive Notes material, but good stuff nonetheless. Check it out.

Hacked Road Sign Warns of Douche
Zombies on the Yahoo! Sign
Random: Amusingly Defaced Road Signs
Everyone Poops: The Next Children’s Book To Be Made Into A Movie


Video: Petaluma Pete Does Whiskerino 2009

For kids only!” has been the mantra for all Kids Korner videos. This one’s pretty darn fantastic for adults, too. Well done, Pete!

More Petaluma Pete Kids Korner videos here.

Time Lapse: My Hairy Commute / Readying For Whiskerino
Whiskerino: Postcard Peeps at the Great Handcar Regatta 2009
2008 Petaluma Whiskerino Video from Press Democrat
Video: Word On The Street? “Moustache”


Awesome: The Monsterful Art of Elmer Pressley


Oh my gawd. Oh my gawd. Oh my gawd. If only this thing was for sale. Scott sent me this car on BoingBoing and I had to see more. The artist is Elmer Presslee and he has a bevy of monsterful creations on his site. From paintings to furniture to … sit-in-the-brain kiddie cars.


Monster Stroller.


See the MiniBar and more on Elmer’s site.

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Sweet: PS22 Kids Chorus Covers Phoenix Lisztomania
Sign Remix: Dog Poop vs. Children At Play
Video: Petaluma Pete Does Whiskerino 2009
Baby Owl: There Is No There There
Behold: The Awesome Power of Music (on Babies)
Baby Moustache: “I Was Drunk” by Riva Starr / Noze
Trailer: Iron Baby