Saturday, November 30, 2013

A Film About The Stories We Wear. Hmm...

Patagonia wants to get more people to appreciate the things they already own. So they traveled all around the world to talk to people who recycle, reuse, and get creative with the things they already have. 

Proof Some Art Schools Are Full Of Shit. Hmm...

The Russian Avant-Garde artist, Kazimir Malevich, whose paintings are worth a fortune, initially got rejected by the art academy, twice. Two filmmakers wanted to give him another chance, so they filled a portfolio with his million dollar pieces, attached a hidden camera and set up interviews at several art academies. This is what happened.

Friday, November 29, 2013

A Video That'll Have You Rethink Your Conduct Online And In Person. Hmm...

The connection between social networks and being lonely, quoting Sherry Turkle's TED talk, Connected, But Alone and also based on Dr. Yair Amichai-Hamburgers hebrew article -The Invention of Loneliness.
  

Talk To Google Without Touching A Key. Hmm...

Just when you think Google can't innovate "search" any more, they go and do this: hands-free, no typing awesomeness. Simply say "Ok Google" and then ask your question. Only in Chrome. Obviously.
  

Vaginal Knitting. Hmm...

And the winner of the very recently created WTF? Did I Just Watch Award is... (drum roll)... Vaginal Knitting. Yes. You read that correctly, folks. Vaginal Knitting. I shit you not. Right now, in Darwin, Australia Casey Jenkins is sitting in a gallery, knitting what looks like a very long, and probably very smelly scarf, out of wool she inserted inside herself. She calls it performance art. I call it another reason to never go to Darwin. 
  

Proposing To Summer. Hmm...

What do you do when your girlfriend knows that you are going to propose? Watch and learn. 
  

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Underworld Creatse Music With A Golf GTI. Hmm...

Volkswagen Golf GTI and Underworld (remember them?) have collaborated on a project that reads a drivers’ unique driving movements, speed and location. Every steer and acceleration is calculated from a combination of the accelerometer, gyroscope and GPS receiver, and translated, real-time, into personalized music. Pretty awesome. Just wish it was commercially available. 

A Cat's Guide To Taking Care Of Your Human. Hmm...

The voice of Ze Frank's True Facts series lends a hand to Purina and Buzzfeed in making this little piece of content to advertise cat litter. Yes. Cat litter. 
  

Kids Cover Tool's 46 and 2. Hmm...

Damn. These kids flippen rock like no one's business. Wonder what Maynard thinks of this.
  

Vice Uncovers The Real Walter White. Hmm...

 

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

The Funniest, Most Effective Way To Deal With People Who Ignore Science. Hmm...

This is flippen genius! A big THANKS to Kim Goldreich for the link. What a rad idea!
  

The Identical Twin Social Experiment. Hmm...

Best way to sell gum I've ever seen. A branded art installation of sheer awesomeness. 
  

Harvey Nichols' Cheeky Little Christmas Campaign. Hmm...

The perfect christmas catalogue when you've spent all your cash... on yourself. Haha. 
  

How To Fight A Baby. Hmm...

 

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Hear What You Want - The Latest Beats By Dre Ad. Hmm...

Aloe Blacc, Kevin Garnett and a bunch of haters and racists in this ad for Dr Dre's overpriced wireless headphones. The insight? Not new or spectacular. The film? Well, it sure is brave. 
  

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Pharrell Williams - Happy (12AM). Hmm...

There is no better song to start your day with. Check out the 24 hour music video version at 24hoursofhappy.com 

Russell Brand's Intellectual Word Vomit. Hmm...

He and Katy Perry must have had the best conversations. 
  

James Franco & Seth Rogen Spoof Kanye. Hmm...

Brilliant spoof. My hat off gentlemen. Oh, and if you haven't seen the original monstrosity that is Kanye's and Kim Kardashian's weird-ass video for Bound 2, you won't find it here. I'm not passing that shit around. Fuck that. The Internet's for awesome things not that crap. 
  

Air Afrikaans. Hmm...

A skit about a fictitious South African airline, from a bunch of funny Pommies. Hehe. Thanks for the link, George. 

Monday, November 25, 2013

David Blaine Freaks Out Ricky Gervais. Hmm...

 

Ending Overfishing. Hmm...

Let's help get the word out, shall we? Our sushi depends on it.
  

Skating The Northernmost Ramp In The World. Hmm...

Amidst the waters of the Arctic Ocean on the island of Spitsbergen, Norway lies the northernmost skate ramp in the world. And Element skateboarder, Karsten Kleppan, just skated it. What an amazing place. Have to go one day. 
 

A Dad's Movie Of His Prem Baby's Miraculous First Year. Hmm...

As a prem baby myself, this just makes me want to throw a fist in the air. Make that two fists. Way to go kid. 
  

Why You Should Always Close Your Browser. Hmm...

 

Asking Strangers To Help Steal A Bike Prank. Hmm...

 

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Why Bring A Child Into This World? Hmm...

A film by Unilever about an amazing project we should all get behind. Oh, if you're an expecting or new parent, you may want to grab a box of tissues. Seriously. 

ExFearIential Advertising. Hmm...

Great self-promo. Bad acting... but great self-promo.

The Luckiest Underwear In The World. Hmm...

Some ad agencies would use sexy, barely legal models to sell underwear. Crispin Porter went another way. 

Stephen Fry Explains The History Of Computer Thinking. Hmm...

 

How To Sell Spray Paint. Hmm...

Ironlak Paint needs to sell their spray paint. So they did the smart thing and gave unlimited amounts of it to graffiti artists, sent them to an abandoned warehouse to wreak creative havoc and shot a music video. 

A Pen That Can Draw Circuits. Hmm...

It's called the Circuit Scribe, a Kickstarter project that should change everything. Get these to schools immediately. The future we need / want depends on it.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Pharrell Creates The World's First 24 Hour Music Video. Hmm...

That's it. There's no one cooler than Pharrell Flippen Williams. His latest project, HAPPY, is the world's first 24 hour music video and you kow what, I think I could watch it for longer. Check it out at 24hoursofhappy.com

 

Paying For People's Groceries. Hmm...

More people like this please. Thanks world. 
  

Kid President's 20 Things We Should Say More Often. Hmm...

I hope one day he really does become President.
  

Celebrities Read Mean Tweets #5. Hmm...

Love this series.  

Mad Men With Party Horns For Cigarettes. Hmm...

Oh how I wish this was true in real life. Though the sound of party horns would drive me up the wall worse than being around second-hand smoke.
  

Friday, November 22, 2013

The Horror Movie Promo That Has People Running For Their Lives. Literally. Hmm...

 

Ron Burgundy On Conan. Hmm...

 

Lions - The New Endangered Species? Hmm...

All I can say is fuck that Bachman hunter coward and those who allowed her into our country to kill these wonderful creatures.
  

Rapper Proposes To Girlfriend During Rap Battle. Hmm...

It's weird, 'cos it's British, but it's also pretty ballsy. Good going govnah!  

Thursday, November 21, 2013

British Airways: Plane Detecting Billboards. Hmm...

A billboard in Piccadilly Circus, London that can sense whenever a BA flight flies over it and triggers a video pertaining to said flight. Clever.
  

An Instagram Short Film. Hmm...

852 different pictures, from 852 different instagram users. Music by The Black Keys. 
  

A Book On Pop Music Wisdom. Hmm...

A new book featuring 250 of the best pop songs for those times that solid life advice is needed. Very, very cool. WANT!
 

Channing Tatum Spoofs Jean Claude Van Damme’s Volvo Splits Commercial. Hmm...

Like this or not, I'm just happy there's another 21 Jump Street movie. Even though it's apparently called 22 Jump Street. Idiots. 
  

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Mike Tyson Returns Evander Holyfield's Ear. Hmm...

Oh advertising, you make me laugh sometimes.
  

Ultimate Instant Karma Fails Compilation. Hmm...

No douchebag is safe from Karma. 
  

A Grand Theft Auto-Inspired PSA. Hmm...

We all do it. We need to stop.