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The Annual William Shatner Warning Not To Set Yourself on Fire Frying a Turkey

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

In the now-annual tradition, I bring you a public service announcement from William Shatner: try not to set yourself on fire while frying a turkey.

Behold the Shatner!

For those with low Shatner thresholds, the advice is:

  • Don’t overfill the pot with oil.
  • Turn off the flame when lowering the turkey into the oil.
  • Use the metal dingus to lower it in.
  • Always fry your turkey away from your house.
  • Properly thaw the turkey before cooking.
  • Use a grease-approved fire extinguisher.
  • If you’re going to fry a turkey, this is pretty sound advice.

    Kung Fury

    Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

    Sunday I saw Kung Fury, the crowd-funded parody of every cheesy 80s cop show, science fiction movie, and fighting video game, rolled into one absurdist package.

    It has everything you could ever ask for in a short film featuring a kung fu cop traveling back in time to stop Hitler, including dinosaurs, Tron-era grid computer graphics, obviously fake video compositing, and a soundtrack that sounds like it was composed by Giorgio Moroder after a 72-hour Jolt Cola binge.

    Rael Bob says check it out…

    Shoegazer Sunday: Luna Tango Covering Slowdive’s “When The Sun Hits”

    Sunday, November 15th, 2015

    Here’s a nice cover of Slowdive’s “When the Sun Hits” by Luna Tango.

    Who are Luna Tango you ask?

    As far as I can tell, they’re not even a musical group, they’re a music circle at Japan’s Chuo University.


    Friday, October 30th, 2015

    Peoria, Arizona, today:

    Linus tried to warn us, buuuuut noooooooooooo!

    Random Halloween Ghost Decoration

    Friday, October 30th, 2015

    Something I saw walking around my neighborhood…

    Camouflage Level: GrandMaster

    Friday, October 30th, 2015

    Not so much scary as unbelievably impressive…

    Halloween: Giant Flying Spider

    Thursday, October 29th, 2015

    Not particularly convincing up close, but it doesn’t have to be…

    Halloween: 25 Urban Legends That Turned Out to be True

    Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

    A nice lazy disturbing video list to keep you nicely creeped out:

    Sunday Shoegazer: Air Formation’s “Low December Sun”

    Sunday, October 18th, 2015

    Here’s Air Formation’s “Low December Sun.” I should probably save this for December, but I’m obviously an impatient sort…

    Shoegazer Sunday: Beach House’s “Wishes”

    Sunday, October 11th, 2015

    Since this wonderfully choreographed and delightfully weird video for Beach House‘s “Wishes” (off their album Bloom) already has close to 2 million views, it looks like I might be a little late to this party.

    (Hat tip (indirectly): When the Sun Hits.)