The Guardian published the lurid details of the sexcapades of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in Sweden — activity that has led to two complaints of sexual assault being filed against him. The incomparable NWAtv has now created one of its signature animations (seen first on Twitter):
French pop giant Serge Gainsbourg and actress Brigitte Bardot teamed up in the late 1960s for this atmospheric little ditty – Bonnie and Clyde (that’s the YouTube version; this Grooveshark one has better audio but no visuals). The tune was no doubt inspired by the movie. Decades later, French hip-hop star MC Solaar would sample the shit out [...]
An amusing reporter freakout: (thanks, Michael!) More at this Mashable post.
I first heard this song on a compilation album I bought sometime in 1982 – ’84. One day I poked about on YouTube and lo and behold, there it was — United States of Existence, Shadows of Rainbows! When I first came across it, the vid only had 113 plays. It has since rocketed up [...]
AccuWeather’s Jim Kosek gives a forecast for Baltimore on Feb. 5:
ABC News obtained some photos taken from a helicopter by an NYPD officer on 9/11. See them here. Still chilling after all these years.
I first posted about it and then linked to a G&M exploration of this video-game-like animated take on what may have gone down in the driveway of Tiger Woods’ Florida mansion two long weeks ago.
(Lux Interior of the Cramps performing Tear It Up, as taken from the movie Urgh! A Music War) Guardian blogger Owen Adams looks back on Lux Interior of the psychobilly punk group the Cramps. Interior, 60, died Wednesday of a heart condition.