Tuesday, March 2nd, 2004

Mystery Dance

Who says the Germans don’t have a sense of whimsy? Some fellow has recreated Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” video with Lego men (for the vid, go to the bottom of the page where it says “Technische Daten & Download” – and be patient, it’s a big download). Dig the big dance number at the end – that’s just nutty. Zagnut nutty. The saddest part is the Lego Jacko has a more realistic nose than the human one. Link from House of Hotsauce.

Don’t know if I mentioned it, but the two Neko Case/Sadies shows at the start of April are being recorded for a live album. That will kick so much ass, it will have to recruit a second ass to handle the surplus of kicking.

Splendid was feeling pissy, compiling 22 sacred cow albums that must die, and then they felt contrite, compiling 14 sacred cow albums that must be spared. From The GPC.

The Guardian has a piece on “The 50-Quid Bloke”, the new driving force in music sales. He’s the guy buying the Led Zeppelin DVDs and putting Norah Jones straight in at #1.

The security tags in the new US currency gives new meaning to “Money to burn”.

What To Rent.com is a neat website that analyzes your taste in movies and current mood to make recommendations on films to rent. On the plus side – it was very accurate in suggesting movies I’d like. On the negative side, I’d already seen most of them.

Traveler’s Diagram has an interesting round up of what everyone who’s anyone in Hollywood is up to right now.

np – Elvis Costello / My Aim Is True

By : Frank Yang at 9:54 am
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  1. RSL says:

    wow! i haven’t seen the "thriller" yet, but judging from the names given to the lego-tic actors ["schwartzer roboter", "den stumpen" and "guggiglubschi", anyone?] i’m already wetting my pants with laughter.

  2. RSL says:

    okay! seen it! had to repost! worth the d/l for the dance sequence alone! also, there’s a website [http://…/] for more productions like this, if ya like. :)

  3. Garry says:

    Got my ticket for NEKO! Woo!

  4. janelle says:

    that took forever to download, but… hilars!

  5. Garry says: