Swede Wars

Star Wars: Uncut Trailer
Fans from around the world are joining forces to recreate the classic, Star Wars: A New Hope.
The entire movie is split up into 15 second scenes. Claim a scene, film it, and upload it! When it’s all done, it’ll be stitched together so we can watch the magic happen.”

A Banana Dongle Mum Port

I don’t think I’ve laughed this hard in quite a while. Via @thatwhichmatter, we have a bit of linguistic humor for the ages.
First, take a look at the original map of the London Tube system. (Go ahead, click it):
Anagram London tube map
Now, take a look at what a simple anagramming will do to a map (click to embiggen):
A Banana Dongle Mum Port
That’s right: it went from “pedestrian” to “abso-freakin’-lutely brilliant“.
“Swearword & Ethanol”. “Snowmobile Thud”. “Scuba Horrors”. “Forge Nerd”. “Henna Lager”. Ow, my aching sides.

“New” “Video” “From” “Weird Al” “Yankovic”

[Sorry, I think I got carried away with the quotes just then. I’m never sure where to stop when it comes to the undisputed king of novelty/comedy/parody songs. Ahem.]
An original “Weird Al” song, sung in the style of the White Stripes, describing the Bill Brasky-esque escapades of noted talk show guest and celebrity game show attendee Charles Nelson Reilly animated by none other than the folks at JibJab. Exquisite.

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Looney Tunes U

If stinkin’ Warner Brothers can coherently explain Economics 101, what the heck is wrong with our elected officials?

They can’t be bothered to read the bills they sign — maybe they can at least watch a cartoon or two.
(Also required viewing: “Debt, Tyrannosaurus”)

Sunday Schnitzels Cripples

Regular readers will no doubt recall my previous encounters with Google Voice’s automated message taking. It seems as though my experience is not unique, as the New York Times Personal Tech section’s columnist published his Voice number and asked readers to give the message transcription feature a run for its money. The results, well, are downright hilarious. E.g.:

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+10 EXP and a bonus to strike for anyone that can name the founding document that comes from. *grin*