Saturday, December 19, 2020

Indigo Gaming -- A YouTube channel showing "Insightful game analysis, reviews and retrospectives with an emphasis on historical importance and their impact on the industry..."

Indigo Gaming's YouTube channel shows "Insightful game analysis, reviews and retrospectives with an emphasis on historical importance and their impact on the industry. No politics..."

For an example with its long Cyberpunk Documentary in parts: #1 (47 minutes and 47 seconds), #2 (almost 1.5 hours), and #3 (underway) -- "Let’s take a journey back to the 1980’s and beyond, to discover the origins of the Cyberpunk movement, in literature, cinema, television, video games, comics and more! In this documentary miniseries, we will discover the wonders of Cyberpunk, dating back to the 1940’s, all the way through 1989, with each successive episode taking on a new decade... The long-awaited follow-up to The Origins of Cyberpunk, the 2nd episode in this miniseries delves into the boom of cyberpunk media during the 1990's, the unrest, crime rates and tech corps that inspired them, and what dark possibilities they revealed to us about our future..." They show many medias like books, (movie/f(ilm/lick))s, tel(evision/ly)/TV, video games, etc. with spoilers.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Friday, November 20, 2020

A poll for you...

Thursdays usually suck even everything is so busy between (hump/Wednes)days and Fridays. It's weird. Mondays aren't bad even though hard to get back into the weekday mood.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

"Lessons from the Screenplay" and "Story Mode" YouTube Channels

Lessons from the Screenplay's YouTube video channel -- I believe that a more informed audience raises the bar for storytelling. That examining the techniques used to tell great stories makes your own writing better and your appreciation for the stories deeper. With Lessons from the Screenplay, I make videos that analyze movie scripts to examine exactly how and why they are so good at telling their stories. Part educational series and part love letter to awesome films, Lessons from the Screenplay aims to be a fun way to learn more about your favorite films and help us all become better storytellers. I’ll be releasing new videos every couple weeks, and taking suggestions about what scripts I should look at in future episodes.

Also, its 59 seconds YouTube video mentioned its new YouTube spinoff channel -- "Story Mode is a video series from the team behind Lessons from the Screenplay dedicated to exploring storytelling in video games.

Sunday, November 8, 2020

Why Army helicopters have Native American names.

Blue's News shared a Task & Purpose article that shared United States (U.S.) Army article showing "Why Army helicopters have Native American names -- WASHINGTON -- You may have noticed there’s a pattern in U.S. Army helicopter names – Apache, Black Hawk, Chinook and others. These crucial aircraft are all named after Native American tribes or figures. But have you ever wondered why?".

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Cinemassacre's Videos

Cinemassacre's YouTube channel shows many videos from "Cinemassacre Productions! Bringing you many different gaming related web series including: Angry Video Game Nerd, James & Mike Mondays, Rental Reviews and more! This channel is owned by James Rolfe and Mike Matei."

Some of the videos have cussings though.

Weird History's YouTube Videos

Weird History's YouTube channel -- "Welcome to the chronicles of history that your social studies class never covered in high school. This is for the extreme, the unexpected, the untold and the flat-out weird parts of history. Because as weird as people seem today, we don't hold a candle to history.

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Rules former presidents have to follow.

Reddit shared a Grunge article showing "Rules former presidents have to follow -- Being president of the United States is one of the most coveted jobs in the country, as evidenced by the many candidates we hear from every election year. Getting to choose the direction of the country is pretty appealing, even if it is a ton of work to both get the job and to actually do it.

But one thing no one tells you is that the job doesn't stop when the presidency is over. Even former presidents are expected to do a lot, like attend events, raise funds, give speeches, and do tons of interviews about what it was like to be commander-in-chief.

The job also stays with them in other ways, too, because once someone stops being president, they're part of an elite club of ex-presidents for the rest of their life, and that also comes with a lot of restrictions. Yeah, just because you were the commander-in-chief, that doesn't mean you can do whatever you want. From driving cars to using cell phones, these are the rules that former presidents have to follow..."

Monday, October 19, 2020

Trailheads: The Oregon Trail's Origins Documentary

GIKyleHilliard's Reddit post mentioned an over 23 minutes YouTube video showing "Trailheads: The Oregon Trail's Origins Documentary -- With the first documentary from MinnMax, we travel back to 1971 to tell the surprising story of how a college project from Bill Heinemann, Paul Dillenberger, and Don Rawitsch was donated to the state of Minnesota and its organization MECC and went on to become one of the most celebrated games of all time. A lot of us only know The Oregon Trail gameplay from the Apple II, but its true groundbreaking origins go back so much earlier..."

This classical edutainment software is playable on Apple //jse and Virtual Apple 2/][.

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Reshoots -- Then and Now

Then & Now Reshoots' YouTube channel shows "New video footage paralleling movie scenes filmed decades ago..."

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Funny 2020 Election Parodies Between President and (&) Vice President (VPs) Candidates

Schmoyoho's over 4.5 minutes funny YouTube video shows "WE'RE ALL DOOMED - Trump v(ersu)s Biden ft. 'Weird Al' Yankovic" from last Tuesday's ugly debate. Thanks AfterShock. Please be sure to vote even if you're not an American:

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Friday, August 14, 2020

Util's Links of the Day (8/14/2020)

Util was on the roll with lots of good links in Internet Relay Chat (IRC): #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, and #6.

Obi-Wan Kenobi has Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

VideoSift shows a five minutes YouTube video showing Obi-Wan Kenobi's Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) -- "Obi-Wan faces his past when Luke Skywalker shows up on his doorstep..."

COVID-19/2019-nCoV/SARS-CoV-2 Reopening Phases Explained by Monty Python.

Eric3579's VideoSift submission shows a hilarious 1.75 minutes YouTube video titled "COVID Reopening Phases Explained by Monty Python." -- "Like Tim and the Killer Rabbit we were warned about the dangers in regards to reopening to early in regards to COVID. But did we listen? No, it's just a harmless little cold isn't? Subtitles and descriptions have been added to the the Killer Rabbit scene from the motion picture Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974)..."

This ant isn't even a fan of this series too.

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and (&) Games' YouTube Videos

An interesting technical YouTube channel for video gamers: "What is AI and Games? It's a show aimed at helping the world better understand how AI makes for better games and games make for better AI..."

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

tot_for_tot_remakes' Instagram Photo(graph)s.

tot_for_tot_remakes' Instagram shows "Alex Zane -- A father and his daughter trying to make people laugh." It has several funny and cute images trying to recreate movie/f(ilm/lick) shots.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Util's Links of the Day (7/23/2020).

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[03:19pm] * Ant watches Bill & Ted 3 trailer
03:22PM util> https://i.ibb.co/nL81dk5/2drinks.jpg
[03:23pm] Ant> "Excellent!" /me airguitars.
[03:24pm] Ant> util++
03:24PM Bender> Ant: util now has 11 points!
03:36PM util> https://i.ibb.co/my343jB/conducting.png
[03:37pm] Ant> lol
[03:37pm] Ant> util++
03:37PM Bender> Ant: util now has 12 points!
03:37PM util> https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200721/29213737c7dfb1ea2c79891065b415f2.jpg
[03:38pm] Ant> uh
[03:38pm] Ant> I don't get the ass part.
[03:38pm] Ant> util-- :P
03:38PM Bender> Ant: util now has 11 points!
03:39PM util> https://i.ibb.co/gdR3LHs/picking-up-bs.jpg
[03:41pm] Ant> util++ decent
03:41PM Bender> Ant: util now has 12 points!
[03:42pm] Ant> 3/4 so far
03:42PM util> well, its true!
[03:47pm] * Ant wonders util have post more. :P
...

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Sci-Fi Short Film “The Masseuse" | DUST

BSR shared an nineteen minutes foreign Asian YouTube video, with English subtitles, showing a science fiction (sci-fi) short film titled "The Masseuse" -- "In a world where cutting edge robots are coveted, a fledgling human technician is torn between pursuing his feelings towards an outdated android and placating his abusive, android-aversive father..."

It also had darkness, sad, romance, etc.

Friday, June 26, 2020

I.M.P.S. (Imperial Military Personnel Stories) The Rentless and TROOPS

I.M.P.S. (Imperial Military Personnel Stories) The Rentless (also on YouTube) is "An Epic Documentary of the Best Damn Job in the Galaxy! (We pronounce it as a one syllable word: imps)

IMPS The Relentless is a sci-fi mockumentary that released it’s first chapter, titled Davenport Gateway, of a seven chapter feature film. Members of the fan film TROOPS started work on a sequel but quickly realized that IMPS would take on it’s own direction and theme dissimilar to TROOPS.

Davenport Gateway is the transition piece to separate from TROOPS and in to a guided tour aboard the Heavy Class Carrier The Relentless. Each chapter is to portray the duties and characters that build up the Relentless battle group, promoting them as having 'the best damn job in the galaxy.'..."

Currently there are only three chapters and hasn't had any updates since 8/1/2018. :(

What to do with Ant's long messy hair for summer of 2020?

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Josh Gad's Reunited Apart YouTube Series

Josh Gad's YouTube channel has several online "Reunited Apart" group interview videos on some of his favorite (movie/f(ilm/lick))s' people (actors, directors, etc.). There are also clips, including behind the scenes, from them.

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Hildegard von Blingin' -- Medieval Style With Modern Music

Hildegard von Blingin's YouTube channel shows music videos of modern music parodies with medieval style -- "Medieval $hitposting, also fondly known as Bardcore, for the discerning clergyman, noble, or muck-gathering peasant." There are currently only four music videos since this channel started posting about three weeks ago. Hopefully, it will have many more in the future.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Util's Funny Links of the Day

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04:26PM util> https://me.me/i/my-patience-is-wearing-thin-and-by-wearing-thin-mean-20038232
04:26PM URL> [ My Patience Is Wearing Thin and by Wearing Thin Mean You Are
          One Smart-Ass Comment Away From Being Bitch Slapped So Hard Google
          Won't Find You Asarcasm on SarcasmOnly | Funny Meme on ME.ME ] -
          me.me
...
04:29PM util> https://i.ibb.co/QJwxDT8/ferris-wheel.jpg
04:29PM util> https://i.ibb.co/ZHZBHBk/time2time.jpg
...
FYI, this ant had been very busy with craziness in life like a scary "Too Close for Comfort" local fire near the nest, unexpected job interviews followed up from over two years ago, a dying? colony elder member :~(, more colony dramas, etc. :(

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

A fortune/quote of the day...

"If I'm over the hill, why is it I don't recall ever being on top? --Jerry Muscha" from (DSL/Broadband)Reports.com's post fortune.

Monday, May 25, 2020

LUMOS Orchestra: Lviv Unique and Magical Orchestra of Soundtracks

LUMOS Orchestra's YouTube channel shows many live music concert recordings of their "Lviv Unique and Magical Orchestra of Soundtracks".

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Did You Know Gaming?

"Did You Know Gaming? is a video game–focused YouTube channel and blog which was created ... in May 2012..." It has a lot of medias with facts.

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Danger Zone: X-Wing Tribute (Ep IV-IX & Rogue One)

SFOGuy's VideoSift submission shows "Danger Zone: X-Wing Tribute (Ep IV-IX & Rogue One)" YouTube video that combines the original/(1/fir)st Top Gun and several Star Wars (movie/f(ilm/lick))s.

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Indie Retro News and Mini Prince

Indie Retro News is a web site about retro computer gaming. It also has remakes too. For an example, Mini Prince which is an American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII() game based on the original classic Prince of Persia game.

Friday, May 8, 2020

Monday, May 4, 2020

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Clean Humour

Clean Humour's Instagram shows many images and videos showing that "We all need to laugh!šŸ˜‚Great MedicationšŸ’Š ..."

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

SadAnimalFacts.com

SadAnimalFacts.com showed many old illustrations of mostly sad animals with facts. This sad ant hasn't seen any ants in it yet?

Sunday, April 12, 2020

A helpful jedi...

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03:32PM util> https://i.ibb.co/zSmSfC5/jedi.gif
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04:14PM Tarzan> The shorts make this gif
04:15PM Mousey> lol
[04:16pm] Ant> HAHAHA
[04:16pm]  util++
04:16PM Bender> Ant: util now has 1 points!
04:16PM Flexo> Ant: util now has 1 points!
[04:16pm] * Ant pictures Ulic doing that.
[04:23pm] * Ant shares it.
...

Friday, April 3, 2020

Filmumentaries' Videos

Filmumentaries's YouTube and Vimeo channels show many videos, like documentaries and behind the scenes, related to (movie/f(ilm/lick))s.

It's a Southern Thing's Funny YouTube Videos

It's a Southern Thing's YouTube channel shows many video parodies showing "Southern comedy, culture, food, and more, y'all!"

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Pigeons Doing Things

"Pigeons Doing Things" show many funny pigeon images on Instagram and Twitter.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

A joke from my today's fortune...

 Q:     What do you call a boomerang that doesn't come back?
 A:     A stick.

Friday, March 20, 2020

Zach King's Magical YouTube Videos

Zach King's YouTube channel shows many magical videos. Most of them were short. He even made a long seven minutes video parodied Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

How coronavirus symptoms compare with those of the flu, allergies, and the common cold...

JAB's misc.news.internet.discuss newsgroup post shared a Business Insider article -- "How coronavirus symptoms compare with those of the flu, allergies, and the common cold -- Some symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, overlap with those of the common cold, allergies, and the flu. That can make it tricky to diagnose without a test..."

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Types of People When They're Sick

VideoSift's C-Note shared a funny 2.5 minutes YouTube video showing the "Types of People When They're Sick -- Laughter is the best medicine. Ok...maybe use real medicine."

‘Wash your hands’ was once controversial medical advice

National Geographic's article reports that "‘Wash your hands’ was once controversial medical advice -- Everyone knows handwashing is an easy way to stay healthy, but that wasn't always so. In the 1840s, advocating it cost a doctor his career..."

Here’s how coronavirus spreads on a plane—and the safest place to sit

This National Geographic article answers how coronavirus spreads on a plane and shows the safest place to sit -- "Global travel opens new roads for outbreaks, like coronavirus and the flu—but which is more dangerous, and how can you stay safe? ..."

Sunday, March 8, 2020

30 Animals That Look Like They’re About To Drop The Hottest Albums Of The Year

Bored Panada shows "30 Animals That Look Like They’re About To Drop The Hottest Albums Of The Year -- Funny animals, cute animals, fluffy animals - we've done it all. But never have we ever covered animals so serious like these guys. Now, The Grammys may have come and gone, but these beasts are already putting their game faces for new album covers to steal the awards next year. Hold on to your seat, Adele.

We don't think it's a coincidence. These funny animals knew they were posing for their hotly anticipated album artworks. They've got hits for days stored in their nests, and they're just waiting for the right time to send them to radio and top all of the charts. As long as they haven't signed any exclusive contracts with Tidal, that is...

Now, scroll down for the hottest and the funniest animal pictures worthy of the newest and trendiest album cover artworks. And if your furry friend is also plotting a #fire new release this year, plug the funny pictures into our list below..."

No ants and mice (thanks to Mousey's wife for sharing it) though. :(

Friday, March 6, 2020

Aaron's Animals' videos documenting the life of Aaron and his Animals (mostly cats)..

Aaron's Animals' YouTube channel shows "... a series of videos documenting the life of Aaron and his Animals." It's mostly filled with cute and funny cats.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Kevin James' small YouTube channel with short funny videos.

Kevin James' small YouTube channel has a few funny videos showing

Nine/9 Leap Year Traditions You Didn't Know Existed

Last week, Hildy Silverman shared Best Life's article: "9 Leap Year Traditions You Didn't Know Existed -- These quirky leap year customs from around the world are nothing if not fascinating..."

Better late than never for sharing it unless it gets posted in 2024. :P

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Martijn Schrijver's Surrealistic Images

Martijn Schrijver created/made many images combining nature and surrealism on Instagram and Behance.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

ImmersionVFX's YouTube Videos

ImmersionVFX's YouTube channel has many short edited videos -- "Immerse Yourself! Here you'll find various pop culture edits utilizing visual effects. These are created in between other projects that we work on. There isn't much else on this about page, so keep diving into more of our creations! ..."

Definitely with Star Wars's lightsabers, audios, etc. as shown in its playlist. Star Wars make everything better. [grin] If not Star Wars, then the silent treatment playlist.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

A funny fortune quote from (DSL/Broadband)Reports.com

"'I was drunk last night, crawled home across the lawn. By accident I put the car key in the door lock. The house started up. So I figured what the hell, and drove it around the block a few times. I thought I should go park it in the middle of the freeway and yell at everyone to get off my driveway.' -- Steven Wright"

From (DSL/Broadband)Reports.com.

Super Bowl LIV/54's 2020 T(elevision)/V (commercial/ad(vertisement)/spot)s and a poll!

Resurrected Adland (Rich Site Summary (RSS) feed) now has many expensive videos showing them days early before Super Bowl Sunday. So far, nothing good, funny, etc. They are getting worse every year. :(

Here are a couple related polls:

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Your longest record of not cleaning your body fully?

A week for this ant! Last record was six days years ago. Both were during the both very cold, lonely "nest vacation". Eww. :D

Monday, January 20, 2020

Sorry, You Might Get the Flu Twice This Year — Here’s Why

JAB's misc.news.internet.discuss newsgroup post shared EcoWatch's article -- "Sorry, You Might Get the Flu Twice This Year — Here’s Why ... To say this flu season has been abnormal is an understatement. For one, the flu season got its earliest start in 16 years..."

Great. Ant's colony got hit hard the end of August 2019 from his king's European trip. Maybe another one soon again even with September/October 2019 flu shot? :(

Sunday, January 19, 2020

"This Is Not Porn" -- Collection of old celebrity photo(graph)s and videos.

This Is Not Porn came back last month to show off many old photo(graph)s and a few videos -- "This site is a collection of rare, candid, funny, beautiful, weird & awesome celebrity photos. Photos showing celebrities in a way that you are maybe not used to see them..."

Sunday, January 12, 2020

World War II (WWII) Opacity Images

Blue's News shared an interactive web page showing "World War II Opacity Images" sharing today and the past.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

The 100 Best Science Photo(graph)s of 2019

Me's rec.photo.digital newsgroup post shared LiveScience's article showing "The 100 Best Science Photos of 2019 -- Science can be beautiful, and gross, and surprising, and awe-inspiring. From stoic primates and graceful sea creatures, to cosmic cannibals and black hole jets, to bloody waterfalls and sparkling glaciers, this year was full of visual treasures in the science realm. Here are 100 of our favorite science photos of 2019..."

:) N Y! Bye 2019, & hi 2020! Also, a poll!

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