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One Man Bands

I’ve been tracking this phenomenon on YouTube for a few weeks since I saw a great one man band video pop up on Laughing Squid or some similar blog. I’ve always loved the one man band for the sheer entertainment value of a performer talented enough to do more than one thing at once to […]

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Playlist: John Denver All Aboard

It’s ok to admit you still like John Denver. [Here’s more info on coming to terms with your love of John Denver Music.] Anyway, was over at my sisters house the other day and she had All. I. Can. looping on the TV and John Denver’s All Aboard album looping on the stereo. All Aboard […]

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The Captain Picard Song

Well. In doing research for my last post on great TV dads, I came across this awesome bit of Star Trek TNG Fan Meme. Just hit play and behold, The Captain Picard Song by DarkMateria: The Captain Picard Song, Dark Matteria Un Freaking  Believable. I can’t believe I hadn’t found this yet. Bowie is going […]

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House of the Rising Robot

More Robot music. This time by Pretune on Vimeo. Here are the instruments used: a. HP Scanjet 3P, Adaptec SCSI card and a computer powered by Ubuntu v9.10 OS as the Vocals. (hey, the scanner is old) b. Atari 800XL with an EiCO Oscilloscope as the Organ c. Texas instrument Ti-99/4A with a Tektronix Oscilloscope […]

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Take On Me

Here are three versions of a-ha’s song Take On Me that i find completely awesome. I was just a kid when this song was on the radio and the video was playing on the nascent MTV. So I’m stoked that my young son likes it a well.

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Songs of the West Volume 4

Playlist: Songs of the West Volume IV

Can you hum the theme from The Magnificent 7? Well it’s a father’s duty to not only instill this ability in his sons but also to give them an understanding of the gravity and  importance of that ability as well as an appreciation for western cowboy culture and the legends of the west. It’s less […]

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Playlist: Louis Prima

In my never ending struggle to align my 20 month old son’s music taste with my own and avoid We Sing In Silyville as long as possible, I search my iTunes library and CDs for artists, tracks and albums that I love, and that i think HE will love.

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Toy Food (Video)

Found this Toy Food video by YouTube user  NeilCicierega. I assume that the Toy Food pack he found at Target is this Kid Kraft Yummy Food Play Set with 125 pieces of toy food ($23. 09). You can also get it from Amazon ($18.45).

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This Rube Goldberg Too Shall Pass

This is one of my faforite videos from one of my favorite bands, OK Go. It features a Rube Goldberg machine. Which is an extremely complex machine that does a ridiculously simple task. In this case, all it does in the 3 minutes, 54 seconds is launch paint bombs at the band members. Rube Goldberg was an […]

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What A Wonderful World (Video)

This is a clip from David Attenborough who for many years has been hosting, producing and narrating documentary nature videos. I highly recommend them all. This video shows many clips of animals. Can you name them all? Post your list in the comments.

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