Archive for March, 2011
Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
Unlike facebook, you can actively “dislike” a video on youtube. Why is this news? Because in addition to her ridiculous youtube record for Most Watched Video Of All Time, Rebecca Black has also broken the record for Most Disliked Video Of All Time. Here are the “top” ten -
#10 – 63,000 Dislikes
#9 – 70,000 Dislikes
#8 – 73,500 Dislikes
#7 – 74,000 Dislikes
#6 – 77,500 Dislikes
#5 – 82,500 Dislikes
#4 – 87,500 Dislikes
#3 – 96,500 Dislikes
#2 – 1.15 million Dislikes
#1 – 1.16 million Dislikes
She’s got a way to go to be as disliked as Justin Bieber. Both, though, are turning the venom into cash!
Friday, March 11th, 2011
This is one of the worst cases of bad refereeing I have ever seen. I’m excited for March Madness, which begins next week. Leading up to the tournament, of course, there are other tournaments that determine important things, like seeding and brackets and who gets in. One of those tournaments is the Big East tournament, where the winner gets an automatic spot in the NCAA Championship. That will not be Rutgers this year, after several blown calls in the final 13 seconds of their game against St. Johns.
After it was pointed out that these two refs had obviously decided to stop officiating in the final 13 seconds of the game, they both decided to stop officiating completely for the rest of the tournament. That’s probably in the best interests of whoever plays St. John’s next. Which won’t be Rutgers.
Thursday, March 3rd, 2011
You know how Janet Jackson’s nipple slip was the most paused moment in TV history? Now some nerds have figured out the top ten most-paused moments in movie history. And wouldn’t you know, most of them involve nudity in some way.
1. Sharon Stone crossing her legs – Basic Instinct (1992) – 31 %
I probably can’t put that on my blog…but you can watch it here if you like. I forgot Newman was in this scene! Newman!
2. Jennifer Lopez naked rear – The Back-Up Plan (2010) – 16%
She’s not actually naked, it’s a little thong. You can fast forward to the 3:15 mark to see it…I’m wondering though – for a moment to be one of the “most paused” moments, shouldn’t the movie have been seen by more than eleven people?
3. Stormtrooper bangs his head – Star Wars – Episode IV – A New Hope (1977) – 15%
Did I really just see that? Yes, I did. Did I really just care? Yes, I’m an enormous nerd.
4. Jamie Lee Curtis flash – Trading Places (1983) – 8%
Once again, can’t put this on the blog. But you can watch it here. Maybe it’s because I’m not a child of the 80s. But I don’t really get it. The girl in Leprechaun 3 had a nicer rack…and Jamie Lee Curtis in True Lies was, I think, vastly superior to this one…
5. Jessica Rabbit goes commando – Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) – 6%
Couldn’t find a video…here’s the screen shot. I don’t know what’s creepier. That people are pausing and rewinding their movies to see this, or that (clearly) some of them are doing it after renting the movie with their kids.
6. Brad Pitt flashes behind doctor in hospital – Fight Club (1999) – 5%
I get it, at least. It’s a ladies’ version of our Sharon Stone moment. More on Fight Club here.
7. Captain America’s shield appears on desk – Iron Man 2 (2010) – 4%
This is probably a combination of two things – first, giant giant giant comic nerds are obsessive. And second, this movie was SO bad, and SO boring, that people were scanning the background for something more interesting than the action in the centre of the screen.
8. Dust spells out ‘S.F.X’ – The Lion King (1994) – 3%
Seriously? Even with it spelled out for me on that video, I can’t tell anything is there. Who would pause THAT?
9. Pacman cameo – Tron (1982) -2%
In the NEW Tron, if you look really, really closely, you can spot Oscar winning actor Jeff Bridges.
10. Nicole Kidman rear-end flash – Eyes Wide Shut (1999) – 1%
There are places on the net you can go to see this scene. Actually, there are many many places you can go to see Nicole Kidman naked in a variety of movies. Sometimes a butt, sometimes boobs, sometimes more. But my computer at work will not let me go to those places on the internet until I am older. My big question here is – with all the Nicole Kidman nudity available to the movie viewer, it’s that one scene in Eyes Wide Shut they paused? That’s weird – it means that person had to spend a few seconds MORE watching Eyes Wide Shut.
I welcome comments here – any moments in movies left out of this list? I, for one, would suggest a few – Leprechaun 3, of course, because I watched it at the age where things of that nature were very interesting to me. I also paused a Brad Pitt scene a few times – the one in Meet Joe Black where he gets hit by many cars and a bus. And the scene in Wayne’s World where Lara Flynn Boyle falls off her bicycle.
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011
Trailer sent to me by my buddy Mark – apparently will be available in stores and on demand very soon…Rubber!