He’s no Antoine Dodson… but as far as maniacal dictators go, he does ok with a dance beat behind him. Apparently, according to the New York Times, this is a hit in Israel.
Archive for February 2011
Gee, why do soccer players get such a bad name…
Remember the spectacular Coca-Cola Happiness Machine? Well the folks at Coke have taken the smiles on the road, with their new Happiness Truck. Here are 2 videos.
Thank you snow gods. And sun gods too.
It’s been nice recently – as we mix in a few sunny days – to catch Greenlake before the day gets going. Here, I’m playing with an iPhone app called “100 Cameras in One.”
Our friend Jason Reid and the rest of the crew from Sonicsgate will be screening their second movie this weekend. Man Zou is the documentary the 4 filmmakers shot a few years back. The group landed in Beijing, bought some bikes, and rode down to Shanghai, filming everything they did on the way.
They will be screening it this Friday at REI, and I personally think it’s a way better “date night” event than your standard dinner and a movie outing. Here’s the info they sent via email:
Man Zou at REI Seattle – This Friday 2/18
Special event sponsored by the Cascade Bicycle Club, Q&A to follow
If you haven’t had a chance to see Man Zou yet, I encourage you to come out this Friday, 2/18 to the Seattle R.E.I. (222 Yale Ave. North) at 7pm and see it how it was intended to be viewed, on the big screen. The Cascade Bicycle Club is sponsoring the event and recently wrote a blog post about it if you’re interested reading more. Here’s all the specific info:
Friday, Feb. 18 @7:00 p.m.
Seattle R.E.I (222 Yale Ave. North)
Presented by the Cascade Bicycle Club
Tickets are $7 ($5 for Cascade members)
Official event website
Purchase advance tickets here
There may be other versions of something like this, but this 8x Zoom lens from the Photojojo store is the first one I’ve seen. Boost the productivity of your iPhone’s Camera for only $35.00. Add it to my shopping list.
The Seattle Sounders FC schedule has been announced. I can’t find anyplace online that does a better job of showing just the home games, so here’s the image they sent along in their email. (BTW, notice the shale jersey that replaces the old blue.)
I grew up in New Orleans, and if memory serves, the New Orleans Jazz left town for Salt Lake City when I was but a wee young ‘un. (Did you ever think about why a team in Utah would call themselves the Jazz? It would be like Seattle calling their team the “Heat.”)
But I do remember at least every few years, getting to go to the University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena to see the Harlem Globetrotters. When you are a kid, it doesn’t matter that it’s not a real game, you just think they are the greatest players in the world. Meadowlark, Curly and the whole crew.
I’d forgotten about the Globetrotters for a while, but I’m pretty freaking tempted to take a walk back down memory lane and check them out when they visit “The Arena that Was Sponsored by Key Bank When There Was a Tenant Worth Sponsoring an Arena For” on Feb 20.
And this video from MyNorthwest.com is getting me that much closer….
Remember when the Super Bowl was simply all about the commercials during the game itself? Well how great is it that now we have YouTube, so we can watch all the commercials BEFORE the game itself, including all of the “Banned” ones that “didn’t make it.” (Don’t you just love that every brand has a “Banned” commercial now?”
According to early research, this Volkswagen gem is leading the pre-game hype for Best Ad.