OK Go Needing – Getting – Super Bowl Ad

Posted on February 6th, 2012 by Merlin.
Categories: Football, Super Bowl, Weird Stuff, YouTube.

The teaser ad for this full length video made me look for it. This has to be one of the best music videos and commercials for the Super Bowl. I usually watch the Super Bowl for the ads.

A lot went into making this video – Watch it first and see all the events that went into making this.

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There was 55 Piano’s, too many guitars and over 1,100 various musical instruments to make up this video. I really is amazing how OK Go get to do all this. I love their creativity and salute them. I hope the keep this up.

OK Go set up over 1000 instruments over two miles of desert outside Los Angeles. A Chevy Sonic was outfitted with retractable pneumatic arms designed to play the instruments, and the band recorded this version of Needing/Getting, singing as they played the instrument array with the car. The video took 4 months of preparation and 4 days of shooting and recording. There are no ringers or stand-ins; Damian took stunt driving lessons. Each piano had the lowest octaves tuned to the same note so that they’d play the right note no matter where they were struck.


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Cello Wars – The Star Wars video you want to watch

Posted on December 31st, 2011 by Merlin.
Categories: MP3, Video, Weird Stuff, YouTube.

This is the Star Wars Video you need to watch: – Waves Hand over head. Evil Laugh inserted here.

I don’t have much to say about this video – except you need to watch it. If you are a Star Wars Geek you will really love this.

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Check out the Piano Guys and their No 1 Youtube Hits.

Don’t have much else to say about this except to watch it now. And Watch Darth Vader’s Cameo.

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Cool Dual iPad Halloween Costume See Thru Body

Posted on October 31st, 2011 by Merlin.
Categories: Art, Hack, YouTube.

Although this is quite an expensive Halloween costume  it is pretty cool to see this working.  Finally a cool use of facetime.

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This costume requires the following:

2 x iPad 2’s

1 wi-fi connection – Either at the party you are attending or using a portable wifi connector from AT&T or Comcast

1 Shirt with bloody hole cut out in front and back

Red Paint or fake blood.

Looks like this could be a lot of fun to play around with.

Have 2 iPhone 4’s and put a hole in your head.

Merlin —–


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Anne Hathaway Rapping about the Batman Dark Knight Rises Photographers

Posted on August 17th, 2011 by Merlin.
Categories: Anything Else, Movies, Photography, Pittsburgh, Video, YouTube.

Since watching all the Batman Dark Night Rises – Filming that is going on around Pittsburgh, I thought this was a funny rap in the Style of Lil’ Wayne.

I know several of the “Normal” photographers out there. I have not seen any of the Paparazzi. But I am just trying to get out of town with all the traffic.

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This Video is Anne Hathaway’s Lil’ Wayne Style Paparazzi Rap as shown on Conan on TBS

Seeing all the streets closed and all of the snow covered roads as I am sweating was quite a weird look and feel. The tumblers look great. I really can’t wait to see this movie next year.


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