Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Kid President's Guide To Being Awesome. Hmm...

Before you get all excited, this is actually a promo he made for his first book. Sneaky lil bastard hehe :) Pre-order yours here: http://www.kidpresident.com/book    

Turning ATMs Into Automated Thanking Machines. Hmm...

A thank you can change someone's day. Just hit play and see.

The Idea Catchers. Hmm...

 

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Samsung And Surfing? Hmm...

I don't know what Samsung and surfing have to do with one another but hell if they don't make beautiful films about it :)  

John Oliver On Nuclear Weapons. Hmm...

 

The Battered Bastards Of Baseball Official Netflix Trailer. Hmm...

If you love baseball, heck, even if you don't but you love rooting for the little guy, you'll love this story. In fact, fuck it. I'm gonna watch it right flppen now. 
  

Tom Hardy Is Mad Max. Hmm...

Okay, so I don't know how I didn't know Tom Hardy was cast as Mad Max in the reboot, but now I know... so order is restored in the universe. Damn this looks like a crazy movie. Mad even.
  

Broken Monsters Official Trailer. Hmm...

This is not a trailer for a movie. It's for a book A new thriller by the brilliant Lauren Beukes, author of Zoo City and most recently, The Shining Girls. The trailer was filmed on a variety of formats from the Phantom to the iPhone, directed by Marc Sidelsky, edited by experienced craftswoman Marcelle Mouton and scored by my buddy, Ross McDonald from Hey Papa Legend. Nice job, dude. Creepy as all hell. If you're into this kinda thing, order your copy through another great friend of mine: janita@pulpbooks.co.za

 

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Simpsons/Family Guy Crossover Teaser Trailer. Hmm...

Apparently this is the teaser trailer for an hour-long crossover episode coming soon. *Air Punch!
  

The Nike FuelBox. Hmm...

Nike's FuelBox, as you can probably guess, is a vending machine which dispenses goods in exchange for your daily, thankfully not your total, FuelBand points. I flippen love this idea. I mean I never know what to do with all my points :) haha. Anyway, to help with that, they've packed the FuelBox with a tons of different Nike hats, shirts, socks to choose from. No shoes though (bastards). Apparently this thing is just going to show up in random cities and then leave before you know it. Wonder if it'll hit Joburg? Hmm...


 

Game Of Thrones Season 4 Bloopers. Hmm...

 

Something To Make Your Monday Better. Hmm...

 

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Adult Swim's Mike Tyson Mysteries. Hmm...

We've been waiting our entire lives for this. Okay, maybe I just have. A cartoon starring Mike Tyson solving mysteries with his Korean daughter, a ghost and pigeon. How can this fail? 
  

Six-Year-Old Skates Under 39 Cars. Hmm...

 

Recycle Plastic Bottles. Feed Stray Dogs. Hmm...

Pugedon, a Turkish recycling company has come up with a novel way to address the country’s recycling issues while at the same time feed the inordinate amount of stray dogs in the city centres.. 
   

There Are Barbers And Then There's Rob The Original. Hmm...

 


Rob Ferrel or Rob The Original as he's known in San Antonio is a one-of-a-kind barber who recreates unbelievable portraiture on the back of people's heads, using just typical barber tools. He's like the Kat Von D of hairdressing. if you're into that sort of thing check out his his site or his Instagram page for more. 

Saturday, July 26, 2014

The Walking Dead Season 5 Trailer. Hmm...

 

How Nike's About To Break The Internet. Hmm...

Nike's looking for the baddest amateur basketball players on the planet for a pick-up game filled with NBA's best. Think you've got the skills? Just film yourself, put it online and hashtag it #SearchForTheBaddest

Something tells me they're going to get a million-billion-trillion entries. I hope their server farms are ready. 

  

Fifty Shades Of Grey Trailer. Hmm...

This is for those of you who can't wait to watch this movie. Let me know how that goes. 

  

Nike Makes The Most Flexible Shoe Ever. Hmm...

Clever packaging. Very clever. Cannes Gold clever.
  

Ridley Scott's HALO TV Show. Hmm...

5-part series coming to an X-Box near you. Or Torrent site. Whatever works 
  

Walk Off The Earth Covers Rude. Hmm...

You may remember they covered Somebody That I Used To Know a few years ago. That vid is sitting on 159 million views! Their latest cover doesn't have anywhere near that kind of traffic, but it's still pretty fun to watch. Plus there's a giant guitar. I love giant guitars. 
  

Friday, July 25, 2014

Emoji Among Us. Hmm...

 

Expedia Does #ThrowbackThursday For Real. Hmm...

Nice promo idea from Expedia - throwing people back to relive their #TBT photos all summer long. Just post your #TBT on Twitter or Instagram with #ThrowMeBack and follow @Expedia for a chance to win.
  

Stefan Sagmeister Doesn't Think You're A Storyteller. Hmm...

 

No Cameras Allowed Official Trailer. Hmm...

The most amazing story of a kid who fakes his way into major concerts posing as a legit press photographer, and winds up actually becoming a legit press photographer, touring around with some of the biggest bands in the world. This is the doci all about it. Can't wait to see it. Thanks for the link, Shanus!
   

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Cyclist, Hit By Car, Lands On His Feet. Hmm...

 

How Best To Pair Beer And Food. Hmm...

 

The Joy Of Running Strapless. Hmm...

Sneaky sneaky, Tom Tom.  

Rethink Homelessness. Hmm...

The #RethinkHomelessness Project asked some homeless people in Orlando, FL to write down a fact about themselves that passers by wouldn't know by looking at them. Their answers may surprise you.