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Validation

tags: Validation, humor, funny, social commentary, film, movie, streaming video This sweet video is actually a short film that has won a lot of awards at film festivals. It’s a bit long compared to the usual video embeds I share with you, but I think you’ll enjoy this film (I certainly did).

tags: What Do Disappointed Idealists and Tampon Commercials Have In Common?, social commentary, television, advertising, market research, mass media, manipulating the masses, satire, funny, humor, streaming video It’s rare when I see a video that, in a short 30 seconds, sums up the level of cynicism I currently feel, and leaves me with a smile.…

tags: Monty Python meets Darth Vader, humor, funny, silly, weird, Star Wars, Monty Python, satire, fucking hilarious, streaming video Is this the ultimate in silliness and hilarity? The combination of Monty Python AND Star Wars?

tags: Muppets’ Swedish Chef makes Pöpcørn Shrimp!, humor, funny, silly, weird, Swedish Chef, cooking, food, The Muppets, streaming video Do you like pöpcørn shrimp? Watch the Swedish Chef as he prepares this explosively good meal!

The Invention of Religion

tags: The Invention of Religion, humor, comedy, satire, funny, silly, fucking hilarious, interview, religion, Ricky Gervais, streaming video This amusing video features Ricky Gervais explaining how everything you need to know about religion can be found on a Pizza Hut pizza box.

AT-AT Day Afternoon

tags: AT-AT Day Afternoon, movies, Star Wars, humor, funny, satire, cute, silly, pets, streaming video This NYC-dog-walker-on-hiatus-and-star-wars-fan loves this video! If this video doesn’t make you pee your pants by the end, well, you’ve clearly not had enough to drink!

tags: What, If Anything, Is Big Bird?, taxonomy, taxonomy, evolution, Grandicrocavis, Big Bird, flightless birds, ratites, humor, comedy, science humor, dinosaur humor, Mike Dickison, PechaKucha, Christchurch, streaming video Years ago, when Zoologist Mike Dickison was in the early stages of his PhD, he gave a joke presentation at a graduate student conference on the taxonomy…

Inside A Birdhouse

tags: Inside A Birdhouse, television, advertising, humor, funny, satire, cute, silly, canary, streaming video This cute video shows that there’s a lot more inside a birdhouse than is evident from the outside. It’s a commercial for squash juice. Squash juice? Yes. Apparently some people drink squash juice.

Zombies Like Turtles

tags: Zombies Like Turtles, ScienceBlogs’ Zombie Day, humor, funny, silly, streaming video Today is Zombie Day at ScienceBlogs .. and oooo, do you see the zombified me, pictured over there on the right? Moochas smoochas to my pal, Joseph, for my portrait! … Ahem. This is an unofficial day at ScienceBlogs intended to celebrate silliness…

Ravel on the Vuvuzela

tags: Konzerthaus-Musiker spielen Brahms und Ravel, Vuvuzela-Konzert, Berlin Konzerthaus Orchestra, Berlin, Germany, Helge von Niswandt, vuvuzela, vuvuzela concert, humor, satire, funny, silly, fucking hilarious, your inner child, music video, streaming video Those of you who think Germans can’t laugh have not lived in Germany. Die Zeit (The Time), a left-leaning German weekly newspaper that is…