Tag Archives: social

Las Palmas Bar Antics

Very much doing the rounds, but after I previously blogged about the destructive habits of various under 5 year olds, it seemed rude not to also include this little gem. The best thing is that this is actually a preview of a short film to be released soon by Johannes Nyholm, who has a facebook […]

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Brilliant photos from Egypt

The Boston Globe always seems to have the best photos of world events. I have posted photos from Afghanistan here before. Check out the below from the recent Egypt unrest, and definitely go their site and look at the rest. Its impressive stuff, and documents what has been happening in Egypt brilliantly.

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Is This Taking Your Relationship With a Doll Too Far?

To answer my own question, I can’t help but think that the answer is probably yes. Dave Hockey has a girlfriend who is a doll. He’s taken her everywhere, even on holiday, skydiving etc. Not sure what his wife thinks about this strange behaviour… And this is his doll Cynthia, who got to go Skydiving […]

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Fred Flintstone’s Smoking Habit

In this day and age where everything that even hints at being a cigarette or cigarette ad is being banned and banished, its very easy to forget the old days when cigarette smoking was not just advertised, but advertised as being healthy, fun and a generally positive pasttime. Check out these old press ads for […]

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Why TED is so Awesome

To attempt to sum up the amazing content that is generated by TED is probably one of the world’s greatest exercises in futility. Everyone who is anyone has presented their “Ideas Worth Spreading” on TED. At risk of scratching a tiny sliver off the top (or side for that matter) of the vast iceberg that […]

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Best Music Video for Crowd Participation?

Does the video for the best crowd participation in a video clip go to the Bay City Rollers and Ann Margaret for Saturday Night? Click image to watch the video. Probably.

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Why Can’t we Make Ads Like These Anymore?!

Mad Men. Love it. And the nostalgia of the industry does not stop at what goes on in the office. Have a look at some of these fantastic ads that generation of admen made. No doubt they meant well…. See more bad ads from the good old days here.

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Facebook v. Twitter Movie trailers

Facebook and twitter. Two social media powerhouses of our time, and now both (sort of) with their own movies. Having seen the facebook film trailer while at the cinema recently, I actually thought that that trailer was a spoof (wrong I was). If you havn’t seen the facebook trailer, watch it first. Then watch this […]

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5 Everyday Things Not To Do When Drunk

Everyday things can  be so difficult if you have had a bit too much to drink. Here are 5 great videos that bring to life little everyday things you should avoid when drunk (including degree of difficulty rating!) 1. Walking down the pavement (very easy) You would think this would be relatively easy. People do it all […]

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You gotta be good at something!

I remember back to my first economics class where I learned about the theory of comparative advantage, and how the fact that you only have to be relatively better at something (rather than absolutely better at something) drives the world’s trade models. So we know that every country in the world must be number 1 […]

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