Entries Tagged as 'ftw'

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Hilarious Spoof App Helps People Get Offended on the Internet

The internet is known for a few things, cats, porn, and people getting easily offended—by, say, cat porn. In this spot-on sketch by comedian John Crist a fantastic new app called Get Offended will revolutionize the way you get offended online by making it easier than ever to be outraged by some random person on [...]

Friday, October 20th, 2017

The Top 10 Closing Shots of All Time

The final shot in a movie can leave a lasting impression on the viewer, staying with them long after the movie ends, and sometimes if it’s really clever it can flip the movie on its head and completely undermine everything you’ve seen before (see Michael Haneke’s Caché for one of the greatest examples of that [...]

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Philosopher Alain de Botton Reflects on the Wisdom of Pessimism

People often tell pessimists to lighten up or look on the bright side, but here British philosopher Alain de Botton details why being a pessimist isn’t always bad. Teaming up with director Claudio Salas and around 30 different animators they’ve made a 2-minute visual essay for de Botton’s School of Life project.

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Stephen Fry Gives His View on American vs British Comedy

Stephen Fry gives some insightful comments here on the differences between American and British comedy, which can probably be summed up by the line that with American comedy it starts with everything being crappy and ends happy. British Comedy starts happy and ends with everything turning to crap.

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Listen to Shawn Wasabi Play New Track ‘Spicy Boyfriend’

Making music while sat in bed might not be the most conventional way to cut a song, but that hasn’t stopped Shawn Wasabi from doing so. And it’s resulted in a very joy-filled, bouncy, star shine of a track that if it fails to make you feel even a little twinge of happiness, you might [...]

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

The Best of Bad Acting in Adult Movies

If there’s one thing people can expect from adult movies, aside from the obvious of course, is that bad acting is standard. It’s almost like it’s a must, if there was some proper or decent acting in an adult movie, it would probably mean it couldn’t be classified as an adult movie—some unwritten law of [...]

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

A Robot and a Master Swordsman Have a Battle of Blades

The Yaskawa Bushido Project sees iaijutsu master swordsman and Guinness World Record holder Isao Machii face off against a robotic arm in an epic contest of technique and endurance. Motion capture is used to teach the machine Machii’s cutting techniques and then a series of swordsmanship tests are undertaken. You can see the results in [...]

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Grandma Gamer – 80-year-old Shirley Curry Loves Playing Video Games

You’re never too old to enjoy playing video games, that’s definitely the case here with 80-year-old Shirley Curry who flies in the face of convention and stereotypes. She has become one of the oldest avid Skyrim players in the world and says the reason she plays video games is because it keeps her mind active, [...]

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Guy Tries to Make Worst Hip Hop Song Ever, But It Turns Out Great

Redditor thetrue23 was tasked by his buddy to make the worst hip hop song he could muster for a movie, so he did what any friend would do. He stepped up to the challenge and gave it his best shot. The thing is, he failed and won all at once. Because in attempting to make [...]

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

‘Groundhog Daying’ Sketch Pays Homage to the 90s Classic

Comedy duo Chris and Jack’s (Chris Smith and Jack De Sena) latest sketch sees Jack realise Chris has been doing something called “Goundhog Daying’. Which, like the Bill Murray movie from the 1990s, involves repeating the same day again and again. And again. Which naturally inspires Jack to ask Chris a bunch of curious questions.

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Watch the Latest ‘Celebrities Read Mean Tweets’ From Jimmy Kimmel

With the current president of the United States the reigning champ when it comes to mean tweets about, not just celebrities, but everybody, it’s hard for the rest of the internet trolls to keep up. Still, that doesn’t mean watching celebrities read mean tweets about themselves is any less hilarious.