I’m not one of those people who hate new country. I like it sometimes. And I don’t think music has to be deep all the farking time.
People love to go on about how lyrics were so great in the good old days and how now it’s all “baby baby baby oooh, yeah,” but have you ever listened to Love Me Do or I Wanna Hold Your Hand? Not exactly Blake, is it? Or how about ALL THE BLUES? Muddy Waters wasn’t much of a lyricist, but we don’t use that to illustrate a lack of worth, do we?
That being said, this supercut video, put together by EW’s country music writer Grady Smith to demonstrate how all the country music of 2013 sounds exactly the same is pretty great. Trucks, girls, girls in tight jeans, and girls being invited to get in trucks. In the moonlight. By the river. Brilliant.
(via Laughing Squid)
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: some people have a lot of extra time on their hands. How do they DO IT???
I am so bad at time management. I’m late for everything. I always feel like there aren’t enough hours in a day. I don’t get to exercise or have cool hobbies or take that sommelier course I’ve always wanted to take…or travel…some days I don’t even get to shower.
MEANWHILE, there are people out there poring over Barak Obama speeches to find split second clips so they can put together fake videos of the POTUS singing LMFAO tunes. Or doing this: Recreating Anchorman with their cats. What? The? Fark? WHO HAS THIS KIND OF TIME??? (The same people who brought us Elf recreated with pugs, apparently.)
I need to go to bed now. I’m exhausted. Happy Caturday in advance.
The company that makes this also has action figures of Ben Franklin, Alexander the Great, Blackbeard, Beethoven and Edgar Allen Poe.
It’s probably too late to order a crazy cat lady for anyone in time for Christmas, but really, this is the sort of gift that’s good to give any time of year.
(via Incredible Things)
“I am looking for someone to attend Harvard University pretending to be me for four years, starting August 2014. I will pay for your tuition, books, housing, transportation, and living expenses and pay $40,000 a year with a $10,000 bonus after graduation. All you have to do is attend all classes, pass all tests, and finish all assigned work, while pretending you are me.
You do not need to worry about being accepted, I have already taken care of that.”
He doesn’t say what program he’s been accepted to – medical school? law? comparative literature? philosophy? astronomy? – so I can imagine the application process for this position being a bit of a clusterfuck.
Women need not apply: “you must be a male since I have a male name.”
Harrumph. Sexist. Can we sue?
If, like most of us, when you watched the movie Elf, starring Will Ferrell, you thought, “This is OK but it would be much better if all the actors were pugs,” you’re in luck!
This kid is going to go far in life.
This blew my fucking mind.
UPDATE! Thanks to my friend Len, I now know that this is actually a Dutch Alzheimer’s PSA.
“The Dutch Alzheimer Foundation came with a very special version of this gift.
Unwrapping the gift is the same what alzheimer’s patients experience every day. Unwrapping brings them the easter bunny feeling.
The text on the unwrapped gift: Alzheimer’s patients have to deal with this feeling daily.”
(via Bits and Pieces)
Filmmaker Casey Neistat was offered $25,000 by 20th Century Fox to create a video about “living your dreams” as part of the ad campaign for The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. He used it to help typhoon victims in the Philippines.
When I was little, also known as “the olden days,” dogs in clothes were rare. If you saw a dog wearing boots or a coat, you pointed it out to whoever you were with, like, “Hey! Look at that dog wearing BOOTS AND A COAT! Isn’t that weird?”
Nowadays, if you see a dog outside in the cold and he’s not wearing boots and a coat, you think “That poor doggie isn’t wearing any clothes. His mommy must not love him!”
But, though we mean well, it’s not easy to get that doggie into boots for the first time, as evidenced by this video of dogs fighting their boots. It’s been online for over a year but I just saw it now when my friend Daniel posted it on Facebook.
I should make your morning. It made mine.
This condom commercial was banned in Australia, apparently, which is kind of surprising, since anyone who has ever been skiing or snowboarding knows that the entire country of Australia is super slutty.
Weren’t they all descended from criminals and hookers? Or am I lazily perpetuating a rumour by typing that? Meh. Whatever.
The ad is cute.