Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Hump Day Update: Video Distraction Overload Edition
Two, the summer heat wave that hit Los Angeles this past week has inspired more laziness than creativity. The earthquakes have been fun too.
One thing I have been doing is watching plenty of videos. (Sigh, perhaps my next New Year's resolution should be a year-long hiatus from YouTube.) Here's the rundown of my latest obsessions --
My nerdiness has been in high gear thanks to the Mars Curiosity Rover landing. Here's the play by play if you missed the live event --
An MIT friend's husband works on the Curiosity team and the whole family is supporting him by living on Mars Time. Check out the teen son's blog MarsTimr for more on their adventures.
Also obsessed with two music videos - one from Sara Bareilles, directed by Jonah Hill --
And another made by a fierce Asian kid who replicated Beyonce's "Countdown" video SHOT FOR SHOT! Incredible stuff --
And of course, plenty of comedy videos --
Including my favorite "Call Me Maybe" parody video to date --
Yes, I'm a ST:TNGnerd. My favorite part is the Ferengi yelling, "CRAZY!"
And finally, as if we needed it, more proof that Joss Whedon is the coolest creative ever --