Last week was the 25th anniversary of one of the most popular animated films of all times (OF ALL TIMES): “The Little Mermaid” was released on November 17, 1989 becoming an instant classic for children and grownups all over the world. So, journalists and compulsive bloggers across the web got their keyboards out to celebrate and […]
You like to laugh don’t you? Of course you do, you dirty bitch. Well pay attention because this may make you do just that. If it doesn’t? Well we don’t know what to tell you. Irish detective web-series Vultures returns with a new series to your local computer screen. Probably the one you are looking […]
Gotye must be a mixed-up pup at the moment. The thirtysomething Belgian-Aussie has been making music since his teens, enjoying the slow, steady build befitting his workhorse tendencies. He’s released seven albums as a solo artist and as part of his band, The Basics, and has accumulated a healthy smattering of awards and accolades. Then […]
What’s Popscotch? Popscotch is pop culture hopscotch. Popscotch is when two things marry in your brain, even though they wouldn’t touch each other in real life. Popscotch is when you make a spurious connection with something on TV, or in a song, or an ad on the side of a bus. Popscotch happens when you’re […]
The fourth entry in the 2011 Short Stories film making competition, “Isle of Man Tourist Trophy” takes viewers into the world of Road Racing, a world which flies past at two hundred miles an hour. The Film makers have given us a stunning visual evocation of the sweeping landscape of the Isle of Man, and […]
Poor Rebecca Black. The thirteen-year-old credited – can I say credited? – with having belched into the world the Worst Song Of All Time has been pretty much eaten alive by The Mob. Sound the alarm. Alert the President. Stop the presses. A quick run through for those of you who’ve found yourself quite inexplicably […]
This always makes me feel warm and cuddly inside. As suggested by my sister’s Facebook status.
New Adele track folks. On first listen I’m thinking – okay.. good beat. Quite a catchy tune. Great vocals as would be expected from Adele. Still sticking in my head the more I listen to it but can’t help but think there’s a bit that just blatantly sounds like another bit from a Bee Gee’s […]
Check out this new video for Joe Echo’s Sink Your Teeth In. It’s a great track to begin your day. At the very least the video, directed by Declan Keeney, will get you in the mood for Halloween. OK, maybe it’s a bit early for ghosts and ghouls, but watch this anyway. I particularly love […]
A friend of mine got in touch with me recently. His son, 9 years old had made a video and he wanted to know my thoughts. That I know ‘Kid A’ as I’ll call him [a la radiohead] uses mac equipment/ programs. Other bits and bobs are purchased as birthday presents [etc] and with pocket money. There […]
In case you haven’t seen these already, it’s the lego stop-motion world cup highlights. Legofussball.eu have been posting video highlights of the world cup matches with commentry, goals repeated from all angles, fan shots, controversial referring etc. See from 1.01 in the video above for the classic John Terry dive. It doesn’t get any cuter […]
These are good days for pop music; we have Lady Gaga blazing a trail for the interesting and provocative, Plan B shaking things up with Streets-esque tunes and some great home-grown music from the likes of Two Door Cinema Club. Miike Snow joined the pop party last year with their eponymous début featuring the insanely […]
Kylie Minogue releases her eleventh studio album, her fifth for the Parlophone label, called “Aphrodite” around July 5th. I say around because of the way the charts are calculated in Ireland, releases tend to be on the Friday. The first single, “All The Lovers” is due for release around June 13th. Parlophone put “All The […]
I wouldn’t usually post company promo vids.. but this is class. Pop culture games reference over load.
Have a break? from Greenpeace UK on Vimeo. Nestlé had this ad pulled from Youtube claiming copyright violation. Greenpeace put it up on Vimeo instead. Remember, Nestlé are as dirty, as dodgy as they come. Further reading: Greenwashing.