These are the things that I think are great. So great that I want to sing about them.
STEVE MILLER VENN DIAGRAMThis is passing around the internet faster than Willie Nelson can pass his joint to Snoop Dogg. And rightfully so.
|Yes, Jack Nicholson should be a Joker, but it doesn't make this any less wonderful.|
8-BIT GAME OF THRONESI recently discovered this video of Game of Thrones as an 8-bit RPG game. It's a little old, but I just found it, so it's new to me, damnit. DO NOT WATCH if you haven't read/watched Game of Thrones. If you haven't, what's your problem? Don't like awesomeness?
#JUNKRAVENSAnother one for Game of Thrones fans, this hashtag on twitter is what makes twitter so wonderful. On Thursday, the very funny @bazecraze tweeted: "Game of Thrones would be more realistic if people were constantly throwing out junk ravens." By the afternoon, that tweet had spawned the hashtag #JunkRavens, which when searched, led you to the kind of junk mail that Westeros would be plagued with. My favourite is from @mariancall: "I am a queen in exile in the East I am owed a kingdom but need some cash & ships up front dear friend can you help". If you're a fan, check it out. Lots of clever people out there.
JOEL KINNAMANMy husband & I say one thing after every episode of AMC's The Killing: Holder is the best part. I kind of hope they never find out who murdered Rosie Larson, because I want to keep watching him. Swedish actor Joel Kinnaman plays the greasy Detective Stephen Holder, struggling with an addiction to hoodies among other things. He is all gangsta talk with a heart of gold, & provides a tiny bit of comic relief to this dark, depressing show. After last Sunday's episode, I wanted to find out more about him & I was shocked. He went from this guy:
to this guy:
It could be that he's calling for all kids to drop out of school & shoot up in the streets. I don't know, but when I stop swooning, I'm going to agree with whatever he said. 100%. He is going to be the next Robocop in the upcoming remake, & yes, I will be there.
CHILD'S OWN STUDIOThis is so crazy cool, I can't help but be very, very excited about it. Child's Own Studio is a place where you can have your child's drawing turned into a stuffed animal. Check out these amazing examples:
I'm going through my son's drawings to choose which one to immortalize in fabric & stuffing:
|His interpretation of Garfield, perhaps?|
|A giant cross-eyed robot with braces?|
|EVERY SINGLE GUY IN THIS DRAWING?|
FLOGThis is actually my favourite thing of the past month, & it is what inspired me to start this Confectionery series of blogs: Felicia Day's YouTube show, FLOG. Felicia Day is a heroine for many a nerdy girl. She is a smart, sexy gamer chick. Bonus points for being a redhead! And she was in Dr. Horrible's Sing-A-Long Blog, for Joss-sakes! If anyone ever plays a hotter, less-socially awkward version of myself in a movie, please let it be her.
|My son just walked by & thought this was me. He gets ice cream.|
New FLOGs come out every Monday, & they are delightful. Felicia shares her favourite things of the week, goes on a learning adventure/excursion of some sort (sometimes she just plays a retro video game, & yes, it is as awesome as it sounds), & answers fan letters.
Felicia presents her Fave Five list in her show, but I will most likely be keeping this in written form...I've only made this one vlog, for an assignment. Hopefully, you'll find it charming, but I think we can all agree that the best parts involved Kai.
...so, yeah...not quite as professional as my favourite episode of FLOG so far, where Felicia learns about Steampunk, & creates backstories for each costume she tries on:
She is adorable & I love her, so watch the show, & subscribe to her YouTube channel, Geek & Sundry.
SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOWWait! I know you're sick of this song, but just in case you missed the kick-ass a capella version posted a few months ago by the ridiculously-talented group Pentatonix, I had to share it. It is my favourite version of this song, over the original AND the 1 guitar version, & the hundreds of other times this song has been covered. Yes, I'm sick of the song, but I'm not sick of watching these guys sing it. I still listen to it a few times a week, & like to watch it several times, to give my attention to each part individually. Because I'm a music nerd who likes to have my mind blown by awesomeness.
Those were my favourite internet sweets of the past week. Come back next week for more goodies!