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YouTube Junkie

Post by Gosso » Sun Feb 19, 2012 4:58 pm

Hello, my name is Gosso and I have an addiction to YouTube...and I have no desire to stop  ;D

I thought it would be fun for people to post some of their favourite YouTube clips, or clips that they are currently enjoying.  Try to keep them under 5 minutes, since this is meant to be quick and dirty fun.

I'll start.  Here's a classic from a band I have recently discovered called Ween.  In this clip they perform their song 'Freedom of '76' (Gene has the voice of an angel!), and it also involves one of the most awkward interviews ever ...enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzYykIA1xVg

Next up is from the Canadian hero Don Cherry (he's our hockey version of John Madden).  I never knew he was so talented!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdJp5-g69go
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Post by AdamA » Sun Feb 19, 2012 7:33 pm

Here's one I recently came across. 

It's just a guy dancing, but it's funny.  It's under two minutes. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCpgGbhRQvM
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Post by Tortoise » Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:09 pm

This ninja fail is a classic (16 seconds):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uxdGZqjFvo

And this one is for you kitten lovers out there (17 seconds):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Bmhjf0rKe8
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Post by Gosso » Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:58 pm

Hahah, that's good stuff!

I have been re-listening to the Them Crooked Vultures album--they are a super group combining Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, and Led Zeppelin:

Here's how the magic happened:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhdCslFc ... re=related

Here's the end result (volume needs to be cranked):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAYqgvgx ... ure=fvwrel
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Post by MediumTex » Sun Feb 19, 2012 9:04 pm

Nuclear artillery round test from 1953 (1 minute 17 seconds):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8IvER-G ... ata_player
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Post by AdamA » Sun Feb 19, 2012 9:35 pm

Gosso--

Do you watch Tosh.0?
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Post by Gosso » Sun Feb 19, 2012 10:51 pm

AdamA wrote: Gosso--

Do you watch Tosh.0?
Sure do! I only watch two or three shows and tosh.o is one of them.  I dont have cable so i watch it online whenever i get the chance.
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Post by lazyboy » Sun Feb 19, 2012 10:58 pm

Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac: Jumping at Shadows
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nB6zg05C ... ke-suggest
In his prime Peter Green was the one guitarist BB King considered as serious competition. This is one but one example if you like your blues with a feeling. ;D
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Post by Gosso » Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:27 am

lazyboy wrote: Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac: Jumping at Shadows
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nB6zg05C ... ke-suggest
In his prime Peter Green was the one guitarist BB King considered as serious competition. This is one but one example if you like your blues with a feeling. ;D
I see your Peter Green, and raise you John Bonham (2:37):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRuTcnd8YLU

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Post by AdamA » Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:05 am

Here's one I like because it shows us what a Renaissance man Orrin Hatch it.  It's about 2 minutes long.  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XND3Naa6N5o
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Post by l82start » Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:28 am

not quite the short silly fun videos this thread is looking for but..  here are two that have got me thinking

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBnniua6-oM  "sugar the bitter truth" a UCFS professor talking about the dietary effects of sugar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... oT7qH_uVNo# a ted talk by a pediatrician on the effects of TV on a developing brain
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Post by Gosso » Mon Feb 20, 2012 4:17 pm

l82start wrote: not quite the short silly fun videos this thread is looking for but..  here are two that have got me thinking

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBnniua6-oM   "sugar the bitter truth" a UCFS professor talking about the dietary effects of sugar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... oT7qH_uVNo# a ted talk by a pediatrician on the effects of TV on a developing brain
Is there a logical-fallacy for killing my buzz??  :D

I saw that Robert Lustig video when it first came out--I used to be obsessed with health and nutrition.  He raises a lot of interesting points.  My conclusion from all of it was to go easy on the sugar, but there is no need to completely eliminate it from your diet.  I eat a whole foods diet, but will eat something sweet if I crave it.  I have accepted that my body is smarter than I am--after all I have only been around for 27 years, while my body is the product of millions of years of evolution (and yes i know this doesn't prove anything but it works for my monkey brain).

I don't have much to say about the TEDx video, other than maybe this is just part of our next evolutionary step??

To get this thread back on track I have linked to a video containing the History of Nikola Tesla, told by a drunk person:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gOR91oentQ

I was thinking of making a new thread on Tesla, but I don't know enough about him...yet.
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Post by TripleB » Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:29 pm

Here's a video of a prominent US politician using a racial slur last week at a Eurozone meeting.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHg5SJYRHA0
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Post by AdamA » Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:39 pm

TripleB wrote: Here's a video of a prominent US politician using a racial slur last week at a Eurozone meeting.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHg5SJYRHA0
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TripleB wrote: Here's a video of a prominent US politician using a racial slur last week at a Eurozone meeting.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHg5SJYRHA0
Thank you for the introduction to rickrolling.

I was not familiar with this time-jacking technique.

FWIW, though, I thought that the bartender looked a lot like Obama and I kept waiting for him to say something inappropriate between his dance moves.
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Post by Storm » Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:58 pm

MediumTex wrote:
TripleB wrote: Here's a video of a prominent US politician using a racial slur last week at a Eurozone meeting.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHg5SJYRHA0
Thank you for the introduction to rickrolling.

I was not familiar with this time-jacking technique.

FWIW, though, I thought that the bartender looked a lot like Obama and I kept waiting for him to say something inappropriate between his dance moves.
You know, I never really regretted getting rick-rolled, because, to be honest, it is a pretty awesome song...  >.<
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Post by Gosso » Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:48 pm

TripleB wrote: Here's a video of a prominent US politician using a racial slur last week at a Eurozone meeting.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHg5SJYRHA0
Well Played, Well Played indeed!
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Gosso wrote:
TripleB wrote: Here's a video of a prominent US politician using a racial slur last week at a Eurozone meeting.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHg5SJYRHA0
Well Played, Well Played indeed!
Aha!

It looks like I wasn't the only one who thought the bartender looked like Obama:

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Post by Tortoise » Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:27 am

Gosso wrote: To get this thread back on track I have linked to a video containing the History of Nikola Tesla, told by a drunk person:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gOR91oentQ
Ha! You know, Duncan Trussell (the drunk guy) is probably the most frequent guest on Joe Rogan's podcast, "The Joe Rogan Experience." That podcast can be a bit vulgar and rough around the edges, but Joe and Duncan often get into some really interesting discussions on all sorts of random topics like aliens, drugs, evolution, and the nature of reality.

Crispin Glover, the actor who played Thomas Edison in that video (and, of course, George McFly from Back to the Future), is strange. One of the most eccentric actors out there. He made a guest appearance on the David Letterman show back in 1987 and pulled a bizarre, Andy Kaufman-style prank. He appeared in the interview as the character "Rubin" from a then-unreleased movie Rubin and Ed, and supposedly neither the audience nor Letterman had any idea that he was in character. (Virtually nobody knew anything about the movie Rubin and Ed at the time.) To call this an awkward interview is an understatement:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NloYrP-SLBA
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Tortoise wrote:
Gosso wrote: To get this thread back on track I have linked to a video containing the History of Nikola Tesla, told by a drunk person:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gOR91oentQ
Ha! You know, Duncan Trussell (the drunk guy) is probably the most frequent guest on Joe Rogan's podcast, "The Joe Rogan Experience." That podcast can be a bit vulgar and rough around the edges, but Joe and Duncan often get into some really interesting discussions on all sorts of random topics like aliens, drugs, evolution, and the nature of reality.

Crispin Glover, the actor who played Thomas Edison in that video (and, of course, George McFly from Back to the Future), is strange. One of the most eccentric actors out there. He made a guest appearance on the David Letterman show back in 1987 and pulled a bizarre, Andy Kaufman-style prank. He appeared in the interview as the character "Rubin" from a then-unreleased movie Rubin and Ed, and supposedly neither the audience nor Letterman had any idea that he was in character. (Virtually nobody knew anything about the movie Rubin and Ed at the time.) To call this an awkward interview is an understatement:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NloYrP-SLBA
LOL.  The Joe Rogan Experience is the only podcast that I listen to.  I haven't listened to every single episode but I did go back and listen to every episode that featured Duncan Trussell.  Those two guys go deep, and I mean DEEP.  At first I was hesitant to start listening to the Joe Rogan Podcast, because I thought he was just some jackass that hosted UFC and Fear Factor, but man was I wrong.  Here is a taste (2:12) -- Joe compares humans to bacteria:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zyc12-neTjM&feature=fvst

Here is another hit (4:39) -- Joe discusses Hippies and lazy people:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMQYi6a1 ... re=related
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Post by Lone Wolf » Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:13 am

I'm still guaranteed a smile any time I check out Sammy Stephens' jumpin' rap commercial for "Flea Market Montgomery".  His flow is so smooth that it's just like a mini-mall.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJ3oHpup-pk

The "dramatic chipmunk" (actually a prairie dog) is also 6 seconds of essential viewing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1Y73sPHKxw

And a recent one for anybody who wonders why I don't trust monkeys.  Here's an ultra-acrobatic (but failed) monkey attack that was thwarted by thick zoo glass.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RA3_Ty3U29I
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Post by MediumTex » Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:15 am

Lone Wolf wrote: And a recent one for anybody who wonders why I don't trust monkeys.  Here's an ultra-acrobatic (but failed) monkey attack that was thwarted by thick zoo glass.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RA3_Ty3U29I
I sensed your distrust of monkeys, but I never would have asked you about it (often those things are private matters).

That video combined with the periodic reports I hear of surly chimps ripping off human limbs gives me a sense of uneasiness about monkeys as well.
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Post by Gosso » Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:54 pm

Here is another clip from Funny or Die.  Everyone has likely seen it, but it's worth re-watching.  Here is Pearl The Landlord (2:21):

http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/74/the ... ther-mckay
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Post by lazyboy » Wed Feb 22, 2012 12:15 am

All this talk about peak oil led me to Jesus vs. the Dinosaurs by Eddie Izzard (8:23)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OT4FZUZz ... re=related :D
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Post by lazyboy » Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:45 pm

"LOL.  The Joe Rogan Experience is the only podcast that I listen to.  I haven't listened to every single episode but I did go back and listen to every episode that featured Duncan Trussell.  Those two guys go deep, and I mean DEEP.  At first I was hesitant to start listening to the Joe Rogan Podcast, because I thought he was just some jackass that hosted UFC and Fear Factor, but man was I wrong.  Here is a taste (2:12) -- Joe compares humans to bacteria:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zyc12-neTjM&feature=fvst

Here is another hit (4:39) -- Joe discusses Hippies and lazy people:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMQYi6a1 ... re=related"




Gosso: I've listened to this guy and I'm a little confused about what you like about him. What come across to me is a huge contradiction between what he is saying and the way he acts. Maybe that's a part of his appeal and there is some irony being expressed consciously. I just don't see it. He seems irony deficient. An example: he's sitting in the back of his huge gas guzzling limo talking about human beings as bacteria destroying life. He seems disconnected from his compassion. He just seems like a pretty smart thug who lacks heart but is good at going for the shock value, the kill. Also, he's is not saying anything new or original to me whether it be about religion, DMT or the Kali Yuga. When he talks about his humility, it doesn't ring true to me. Seems more like the toxic mimic than the real deal. :-[
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