I appreciate it when viral videos don’t resemble something I did with my friends while nursing a giant bong. The above clip and the one below actually resemble something we would TALK about while nursing a giant bong, but then we’d all fall asleep 10 minutes into Flash Gordon clutching half-eaten corny dogs, and then where would we be? Here is a less-awesome but still-gratifying human Pong:
Speaking of wasting time, Dutch student filmmaker Jonas Geirnaert drew 9000 frames for this animated short called Flatlife, submitted it unfinished, on a whim, to Cannes Film Festival, and all he got was an award for Best Short of 2004. Sucker.
The current issue of Wholpinthe collection of videos from the McSweeney’s folkshas at least two entertaining shorts. Jessica Yu’s Sour Death Balls and Nice Day, a video directed by something called Mad Injection, are crack executions of simple concepts.
But let’s get serious for a second. While you were sleeping, a UFO appeared over New York on July 14. Don’t believe it? YouTube has the proof.