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Throwback Thursdays! “I See You Baby” by Groove Armada

Today’s throwback is a tribute to a more simple time where you could tell a woman you see her “shaking that ass” and it was totally acceptable…yet saying the word ‘ass’ on television was unacceptable. Glad we had our priorities straight. Enjoy! Here is the version where can actually hear the word ‘ass’ if that is something you need.

Theory: What’s Outside The Margins of Popular Album Covers

We all love album covers. Of course we do. Don’t argue with me, I know where you live! Back when we used to physically purchase albums said albums often came with covers on them. Some of those album covers went on to be pretty famous. But what was going on outside the margins of those famous album covers? We may never know but a series called “The Bigger Picture” by web design company Aptitude has done a pretty good job at theorizing the answers…  

Spike Jonze probably directed your favourite music video

We all (or should) know that Spike Jonze as the acclaimed director of movies such as Her, Where the Wild Things Are, Being John Malkovich and Adaptation as well as a frequent guest on Jackass. However, unbeknownst to me, my first introduction to Spike Jonze came in Music Video form. He is known for making some of the best music videos of all time. In fact, the first time I saw Spike Jonze on camera I didn’t even know it was him. He was portraying the character of Richard Koufey, an eccentric character who was the leader of fictional dance group The Torrance Community Dance Group in the video for “Praise You” by Fatboy Slim. I really thought that Richard Koufey was a real person and I believe Jonze even accepted an MTV Music award for Fatboy Slim that year as Richard Koufey. My brain hurts. All that aside, Spike Jonze has a music video catalog that would make other directors look like film students. Here are just a few of the dozens he has done in …

Christopher Walken Dancing in 50 movies

Hopefully you guys remember the amazing Fatboy Slim music video for “Weapon of Choice” that featured Christopher Walken dancing for nearly 4 minutes. Even if you don’t remember that iconic music video, you surely know that Christopher Walken likes to dance. We’ve seen him do it in what seems like a dozen movies….WRONG! He has moved his hips, gyrated, and or tapped his feet in nearly 50 movies! And to prove this, here is an amazing montage shared by the Huffington Post. Enjoy.