Monthly Archives: February 2011

How were those missionaries dressed when they were hijacked?

Wasn’t quite sure how to read this snarky post from Anne Laurie over at Balloon Juice regarding the four Americans killed by pirates, but it seemed to come awfully close to blaming the victim. I realize that America is a … Continue reading

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The Saga of Biôrn

This animated short is part of the Bachelor film project 2011 from The Animation Workshop. Biôrn is an old Viking determined to reach Valhalla, the warrior’s afterlife full of excessive drinking and debauchery. To gain entry he has to die … Continue reading

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Who Ya Gonna Call?

With all the uncertainty in the world, it’s good to be certain of one thing: when in need of fire or flood repair services, these are the guys to call.

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A great short film from Pixar animator Rodrigo Blaas. I like that this is sort of the dark side of the Toy Story universe.

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Roll Your Blues Away

Here’s an obscure cut from an obscure band, Canada’s own Trooper, best known for their 1978 hit “Raise a Little Hell.” This one is a heartfelt tribute to the restorative powers of the Roller Rink. Sample lyrics: You hurt me … Continue reading

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Baby Trashes Bar

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It’s Like Trainspotting, Only Sadder

A website dedicated entirely to cataloguing buses in movies, songs, television programs, and advertising. Here is part of the entry for 28 Days Later: A scene in deserted London shows ex-London Transport AEC Routemaster/Park Royal RM1245 (LDS210A, originally 245CLT) lying … Continue reading

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