Louis Armstrong: hands down one of my favorite musicians of all time. Granted he didn't actually write 'What A Wonderful World', but he is the best to perform it (with Israel Kamakawiwoʻole's coming in a very close second). You ever spent a night drinking and listening to old jazz records in the dark with the windows open? It's a spiritual experience. This is a BBC commercial featuring David Attenborough (another favorite of mine!) "singing" (read: talking) 'What A Wonderful World', all set to various nature clips. You know, sometimes I need a reminder that the world isn't actually the giant shithole I've built it up to be in my mind. This? This is that reminder.
Last week it was 'The New Dork Anthem', and this week it's 'The New Dork', a spoof of Jay-Z and Alicia Key's 'Empire State of Mind' by pantless knights, the same makers as the 'I'm on a Mac' song and dance. It's an attempt at reclaiming the term "dork" and embracing a new, pos... / Continue →
CodeOrgan is a website where you can enter any website's URL, and, using a complicated algorithm, it turns the website's code into "music". Obviously, Geekologie is the most beautiful website you will ever hear, but you can try it with any other one you want. And the songs wi... / Continue →
I know, I know, I should grow up. I just can't help myself. At least not when there's penis fencing involved. Superficial Writer, en garde!
Thanks to LeftRIGHTleft, a college champion in Tit Kwon Do.... / Continue →