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Saturday Night Live – Penelope

I think Penelope is one of the most compelling characters that has been on Saturday Night Live for years. And my grandpa was Ronald Reagan…sooo…..

Foo Fighters Rock

When this came out a couple of years ago, it was on repeat on my iPod for months. It still jacks me up on adrenaline every time I listen to it. I don’t know what Dave Grohl drinks in his off hours, but he has a couple of tunes in my top ten list of […]

One of My Favorite Bands

Check out Mew. They’re a fantastic band, you’ll love the subtlety and the moods they generate.

Maps! But a Fan Video

Since the Yeah Yeah Yeahs won’t let me embed their video, I’m sharing a fan video, but still good. Maps makes me and my wife cry. We have talked over and over about how this song evokes so much emotion, it’s hard not to get overwhelmed anytime you listen to it. It turned us on […]

Who Didn’t Love the Flopping Fish?

I remember when this came out when I was in 8th or 9th grade….I was growing my hair long, had started listening to things like Ministry, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and the like. The Epic video was a life changer for a lot of people and Faith No More inspired a whole generation of musicians, […]

Get Yourself Validated

A couple of years ago we had a couple of weeks where we joked about getting a validation. My brother in law, Lou, works as a concierge in a high end restaurant, Bambara, in Salt Lake. He is largely responsible for keeping everyone happy, but also for handing out parking validations. Our joke was that […]

Will It Blend? My Favorite Use of Video for Business

I love the Blendtec videos. A couple of years ago the blender company, which only made professional grade blenders and sold them to businesses, starts making a video series where they blend up weird stuff: golf balls, ball point pens, and in the case of this video, an iphone. There’s even one where they attempt […]

My Favorite Song, Apparently

According to my iTunes play count list, this is my favorite song. It is one of the top ten for sure. Mew is a fantastic band. You should check them out if you haven’t.