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Posts Tagged ‘80s’

Online Gems

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Well I have certainly put this one off for long enough. Here goes, the selection is a bit extensive. Sorry, time got away from me.

Also Facebook has been overloaded with Political hype (at least my friends list) so the pickings have become slim to non. Thus I’ve branched out. Moving from Facebook into the wide open internetz.

The Daly Show #7 The Daly Superheroes. Voice over problems.  HILARIOUS! Nathan Fillian and Michael Rosenbaum guest appearances.
http://youtu.be/tzNMtGx_cZc

Mario Themed love song. My kinda love song. Music and Lyrics by Sam Hart. Super Cute.
http://youtu.be/VDBpQVhCMb8

‘David Duchovney why won’t you love me??’ An oldy but goody. The video brings back so many X-Files memories.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wijp4-3giNw&feature=youtu.be

Photoshop by Adobe – the Industry Standard. Spoof commercial with some astute commentary on our beauty standards.
http://vimeo.com/34813864

Archetype – Preview. Amazing effort for an production with no budget. Looks like all the web love this has been getting has made someone in Hollywood pay attention. Might be on the big screen soon!
http://youtu.be/KB53H3-qOWk

Portal ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ song. What an appropriate cross over.
http://youtu.be/JZIVmKOdrBk

Ferris Bueller Honda Commercial – Homage to the 80s movie. Superbowl commercial.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=VhkDdayA4iA

‘Best Game Ever’ song. We have all played with that someone like that. Its a little shouty but the lyrics are spot on.
http://mikeymason.bandcamp.com/track/best-game-ever-uncensored-youtube-version

Ready Player One Review (Book)

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

Ready Player One is the latest geeky book phenomenon by Ernest Cline and also the January book for the Geek Girl Book Club.

Set in a dystopian future; economic and environmental catastrophes have resulted in a huge worldwide resource shortage. Anyone who can afford it escapes his or her poverty stricken existence by plugging into the virtual OASIS, an immersive Massively Multiplayer Online Game.

Upon his death, the creator of OASIS, wills his entire fortune, billions of dollars and controlling shares in the OASIS Company, to the first person that can find the three virtual keys he has hidden inside the game. Massive treasure hunting fever sweeps the world.

Five years later, not a single key has been found. Until Wade, a young man who, like most of his peers, grew up plugged into the OASIS simulation. He discovers, through luck, tenacity and a bit of brains, the first of the three keys. Pandemonium ensues and we get to come along for the ride.

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