[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]
Fuck For Forest The Movie – Official Teaser (2013) – the trailer for the documentary on crusties having sex for the forrest, and at times in the forrest.
Paperman – Full Animated Short Film – “Using a minimalist black-and-white style, the short follows the story of a lonely young man in mid-century New York City, whose destiny takes an unexpected turn after a chance meeting with a beautiful woman on his morning commute.”
Downton Abbey for the SNES – downtown abbey, 8-bit game aesthetics
Lance Armstrong ‘Sings’ Radiohead’s ‘Creep’ – “If you ever wondered how Radiohead’s “Creep” would sound if Lance Armstrong sang it, you’re in luck.”
LBi UK – Cool Unicorn Bruv – wait til it does fire a rainbow out of its horn
VOICE OVER (English subtitles) – love this short film
A Pep Talk from Kid President to You – “We all need a little encouragement every now and then. Kid President, knowing this, has put together a video you can play each morning as you wake up or to share with your friend who needs a kick in the right direction”
Lou Reed – The Original Wrapper – that is a huge rapper fail for the mighty Lou Reed.
A Mariachi Band Puts On A Concert For A Baby Beluga – the funky headbutting beluga is hilarious
London anarchist bookshop Freedom firebombed – “Freedom, London’s oldest anarchist bookshop, was firebombed in the early hours of Friday 1st Febuary. Early reports suggest the bookshop on the ground floor and the building’s electrics were “seriously damaged””
Google Birdhouse – “The iconic symbol will become a navigating landmark for the flying birds.” is a cute way of thinking about it.
20 things 2012 – 2012 Twenty Things That Happened On The Internet
HMV Twitter feed reveals ‘live firing’ of 60 employees – “We’re tweeting live from HR where we’re all being fired! Exciting!!” Disgruntled Employees hijacked the twitter account.
absorptions: The sound of the dialup, pictured – “If you ever connected to the Internet before the 2000s, you probably remember that it made a peculiar sound. But despite becoming so familiar, it remained a mystery for most of us. What do these sounds mean?”
Detroit: Why Don’t We Own This? – “Using public data on the Wayne County Tax Portal, LOVELAND has assembled a map of the property tax status of every property in Detroit. The map presents in a clear and accessible form the scale of Detroit’s property tax deficit along with helpful payment resources.”
Blowtooth – “Blowtooth is a smuggling game designed to be played in high-security international airports. Using your Android device during check-in, hide a range of contraband on unsuspecting travelers. Once you pass cleanly through the security screening, try to recover the contraband from your unwitting mules for points and prestige!”
The Story Behind Banksy – “The irony, he added, that his anti-establishment art commands huge prices isn’t lost on him. “I love the way capitalism finds a place—even for its enemies. It’s definitely boom time in the discontent industry. I mean how many cakes does Michael Moore get through?”” not much new information, but tidily put together.
Game to destroy CCTV cameras: vandalism or valid protest? – “Activists in Berlin are teaming up to trash surveillance cameras. Points are given, with bonus scores for the most innovative modes of destruction”
vinepeek – “vinepeek shows you newly posted Vines in realtime. Sit back and watch the world in 6 second bites. Best viewed on a desktop browser.”
Fitzgerald & Rimini – Nidsi (official Video) – “Fitzgerald&Rimini (Musik/Text) 2013 Jan Mühlethaler (Regie, Kamera, Schnitt), Ariane v. Graffenried (Text, Stimme), Robert Aeberhard (Komposition, Bass, Sounds)”