Category Archives: humor

Weird Al’s Latest Parody Music Video Gives Voice to Grammar Nerds Everywhere

weirld al word crimesMusical genius and master satirist Weird Al Yankovic is releasing a new album right now and he’s kicking it off with a bang.

Starting on Monday, he is releasing a new music video each day for each of the 8 songs on the album. Yesterday’s video is of particular interest to grammar nazis as well as anyone frustrated by  spelling and grammar errors online. Continue reading

A Palate Cleanser for the Amazon Hachette Posts (video)

Earlier today I had the misfortune to write 3 different posts on the Amazon-Hachette contract dispute. I’m sure not everyone wanted to read that much about that particular topic in such a short period of time, but it couldn’t be helped.

Since I can’t unwrite the posts, let me make up for them with a palate cleanser. For your enjoyment, here is a video of a kitten playing on an iPad: Continue reading

It’s not just Hachette and Warner Brothers, Amazon Has Stopped Taking Pre-Orders Indie KDP Titles, Too

warner-bros-logo[1]News is breaking today that even more of Amazon’s suppliers are on the outs with the retailer.

The New York Times reported yesterday that Amazon appears to also be in conflict Warner brothers. Amazon is reportedly responding to a contract dispute with Warner Brothers by removing the pre-order buttons from movies produced or distributed by that studio: Continue reading

Harry Potter Reimagined as a 1980s Cyberpunk Anime

harry potter cyberpunk 1980s animeHave you ever wondered what Harry Potter would look like if it were a 1980s anime?

Me neither, but if the resulting cyberpunk cartoon looked anything like the clip created by Nacho Punch, I would tune in for a few episodes.

In the following clip you’ll find many cyberpunk themes, including hacking, robots, a futuristic version of Diagon Alley, neo-Hogwarts, Cyber-Wizards, and a ripping good story. Continue reading