Archive for the ‘Video’ Category
Learned it from this post on Open Culture. Here’s the teaser:
Jason Kottke has a good post that includes this video (along with the advice to watch it all):
It’s generally not a bright idea to insult the boss’s relatives behind his back.
Evolution really is “creative” in the way printing random characters would, given enough time (we’re taking billions of years), produce not only Hamlet, but also all possible variations: parodies of Hamlet, Hamlet the Musical, Hamlet the Rom Com, and every possible work that could ever exist, along with those same works with and without typos. (That process is not very efficient, however—to say the least. Evolution is assisted by natural selection, which does tree-pruning of less effective adaptations.
And look at what evolution has produced in these courtship rituals. Videos via Kottke.org.
Vox has a very good explanation of how political satire comes into its own when politics becomes irrational.