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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.”

…Full Of Sound And Fury, Signifying Nothing

Imagine, if you will, that you have somehow been able to escape seeing Star Wars in any of its incarnations but have managed to pick up its main tenets via cultural osmosis. What would your summary of the plot look like? Let us hope it is nothing like this:


The Internet: Giving New Meaning To “Alternative” Music

Let’s face it: there’s lots of folks on the Internet with lots of time on their hands and more money/talent than sense. Fortunately, these surpluses generally result in entertainment for the rest of us.
For instance, Radiohead’s “Nude” performed on a Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Epson LX-81 Dot Matrix Printer, HP Scanjet 3c and a whole mess of hard drives:

Then there’s “Sister Robot” as performed by the fully-autonomous band, The Trons:

Last, and best of all, is The Imperial March as performed by a floppy drive:

Advice For The Ages

“Don’t talk back to Darth Vader, he’ll getcha.”
This one’s been making the blogospheric rounds and thus, who am I to stomp on a meme? Enjoy Star Wars as interpreted by a 3 year old:


Holy Cow!

So it’s been a month in which lots has gone on with a new baby in the house and I’ve had a chance to collect more than my fair share of links that may or may not interest, astound and amaze you, so, you know, watch out! Links to follow!
I remember Name Lastname — he was one of my favorite Vikings linemen ever.
Cats in zero G = Spinning Corkscrews Of Claw-Filled Death:

By way of Philly Future, we have word of Geekadelphia, your Philly-local source for all things geeky.
Speaking of Philly, “The Curse of Billy Penn” pretty accurately captures the tragedy hilarity of Philadelphia sports chokage:

How many of the following 100 movies can you name?
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