Posts Tagged "video"

Skyfall Advance Screening, via Klout and Cadillac

Overall, the “marketing” at the event wasn’t oppressive. There were a few banners posted up around the movie theaters, and a few small signs, and the bags… but beyond that, it was fairly low key. A woman greeted the audience at the start of the movie, and though I expected her to go into some shpiel about the car… she didn’t. We watched a brief 2-3 minute commercial, and the movie began pretty much immediately.

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The Mystery of the Self-Balancing Unicycle

Last week, I spotted a guy zipping down the sidewalk on what looked to be a unicycle. But the thing about it was that he wasn’t pedalling or moving his feet. It looked as though he was simply in a seated position, balanced above a black disc… gliding. It was weird.

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The Great LEGO Ball Contraption

What’s incredible to me is that there never seems to be an area where the balls are backed up. There was maybe one spot where I could see that a few balls got stuck, but other than that – no traffic jams, and things just seemed to move along at a consistent clip.

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Peugeot Paperwork

This is one of those posts where I realize it’s an ad, but it’s still worth sharing anyways. Happened across the “Making Of” video, and tracked down the original advert. Pretty cool stuff:

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Clockwork – K’nex Ball Machine

When I first began watching this video, I thought to myself: Ok – how could this possibly be interesting for a full 5 minutes? Then, I saw something pretty cool – and then something else, and then something else.

I could tell this was a jaw-dropping project from the get-go, but seeing some of the details (the loops, the ramps) were really impressive.

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The Paper Chase – Contracts

Appropriate that I post this, as I’ve been spending most of the day working on putting together and playing around with fake contracts.

I love this movie, in kind of the same way I love Dead Poets Society – a classic movie about school and studying. So dated, and so terrific.

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Bryan’s Video Proposal to Jamie (With a Little Help From Elvis and a Lot of Friends)

Jamie and I are going to Hawaii in August, and she’s a big Elvis fan. To work with that, I would like to get small clips of you lip-syncing to parts of “Can’t help falling in love” by Elvis. Don’t worry, you wont have to do the whole song. Once I get a good grasp of who will be involved, the song will be chopped up and you will be sent a small part to lip-sync.

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