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Ginger Snaps (2000) - Official Trailer

noims says...

It's actually a pretty good film, as I remember it. A lot better than I was expecting at the time. It handled the whole coming-of-age / werewolf symbology pretty well on both sides... well enough that I remember it ten or so years later.

I must admit, though, that my favourite thing about it is the multiple puns in the title.

Domtoren Church rings bells in homage to Avicii

noims says...

Nice tribute, well played.

I heard a story from a Swedish friend about 3-4 years ago, where they released a stamp with him on it, but it didn't go down all that well. No one over the age of 35 had heard of Avicii, and no one under 35 knew what a stamp was.

Rodney Dangerfield’s Best Ugly Jokes

How Censorship Shaped Batman: The Animated Series

noims says...

To be fair, my 3 year old tried to justify hitting things the other day by saying transformers hit (although, interestingly, he's never seen any transformers films or episodes).

In this case it's going to be a good while before he sees the Batman series (although I can't wait), but it's not always easy to keep them away from seeing that kind of thing.

Guano hitting someone, though, he'd find hilarious. It's not like it's something he can copy.

Ancient Demons with Irving Finkel

noims says...

I just love the passionate way historians talk. Especially when they're not talking about their specialist subject - like when Dr. Finkel is promoting the youtube channel.

No one in their right mind goes into careers like history, the sciences, or academia for the money (not that I'm accusing historians of being in their right mind), so the ones that get comfortable but keep working are inspiring.

John Oliver - Crisis Pregnancy Centers

noims says...

... except when government employees murder Bad People, like foreigners, non-whites, or too poor to afford a good lawyer... right, Bob?

bobknight33 said:

Any one who tries to stop murder is OK in my book.

Funny dog sings lalalala.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly played by a live Orchestra

noims says...

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who hang about, and those who dig the music. You dig?

OverLord said:

Amazing. Dunno what that guy just hanging about is doing though...

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly played by a live Orchestra

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote Trailer (2018)

noims says...

Yes, this is Gilliam's windmill. The story's changed a few times from his original idea, but he hasn't given up in his quest.

Of course, now that it's in the can one of the old producers is claiming he holds the rights and is blocking the release, but every story needs a dramatic climax... let's just hope Terry survives it.

*related https://videosift.com/video/Terry-Gilliams-Cursed-Don-Quixote-Movie-Lost-in-La-Mancha

oblio70 said:

Is this the same project?

Extreme Bagpipe Bungee Jump

noims says...

No true Scotsman would miss the opportunity!

mxxcon said:

what's so brave about it? You do realize that you don't tie the bungee cord to your willy?

Extreme Bagpipe Bungee Jump

Kookaburra laughing in slow motion

Why European Clocks are Running Slow, and UK Clocks Aren't

Rule #32 - Enjoy the Little Things



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