Eduard Khil is dead. The man, whose work and career had earned high praise, including the Order of the Red Banner of Labour (1971), Lenin Komsomol Prize (1976), Order of Friendship of Peoples (1981), Meritorious Artist of the RSFSR (1968), People’s Artist of the RSFSR (1974), Order of Merit for the Fatherland (2009), and international fame with his performance of Trololo. The 1976 performance that made him famous: A 1984 […]
Russel Houghten‘s Open Horizon is part skate film, part time lapse, and mostly awesome. Then somebody pointed to this Jimmy Plmer/Z-Flex video that shares a number of features with Houghten’s work, but is less ambitious in scope. At least they did a behind the scenes video that shows the sweet Red camera and rails.
It’s not just the critics, nobody seems to get the story on Apple’s new TV-connected device right. Darrell Etherington at The Apple Blog says it’s a non starter for him, and Ars Technica’s John Siracusa describes it as just the most recent entry in a product line that has been “a persistent loser” for the company. […]
The title is a quote from Seth Stevenson Slate.com piece on pitchman Vince Offer, where he explains that Vince’s “smooth-talking condescension” is the most appropriate sales tactic in today’s cynical world. “Jaded consumers expect to get snowed and almost distrust the very pretense of trustworthiness.” The Rap Chop remix of Vince’s Slap Chop actually ran […]