Check out the IFILM video No Direction, Period:
A spot-on Bob Dylan impersonator reveals the hidden truth: Dylan actually wrote all the top-selling music of the last 35 years, including “Big Butts,” “Drop it Like it’s Hot,” and “My Humps” (written in honor of Joni Mitchell’s Joan Baez well-disguised little hunchback).
Essentialist Explanations is a bit nonsensical at times, but I suppose at least geek linguists will find it funny ;-):
This page comprises a list of 901 “essentialist explanations” of the form “Language X is essentially language Y under conditions Z.” I have edited some entries for uniformity, clarity, or good English. The entries are grouped for convenience rather than correctness. In particular, fictional languages belonging to actual language families are grouped with their natural language relatives.
McSweeney’s Internet Tendency’s post A Note Placed in the Pay Envelope of Billy Joel is funny…
The YouTube video Evolution of Videogames is very cool…
Recent expeditions in Peru may have established a new starting point for the Amazon River, possibly making the Amazon River longer than the Nile.
The BBC has a very cool interactive timeline of British history
Check out Boogie Nights – Star Wars Edition on YouTube… 🙂