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Re: a thread for sharing online video
« Reply #1515 on: February 24, 2012, 11:38:23 AM »
replace you with "documents" and rabbit by "me" =  :thumbsup:
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Re: a thread for sharing online video
« Reply #1516 on: February 24, 2012, 12:55:53 PM »
 :lol:
Cause you're so beautiful
Like a tree
Or a high-class prostitute
You're so beautiful
Mmm, you could be a part-time model
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Re: a thread for sharing online video
« Reply #1517 on: February 24, 2012, 08:19:43 PM »
A good example of how easily Phantom Menace could have been good, from Belated Media.

Not exactly how I would have rewritten it, but it's like a 600% improvement, and he's got some clever stuff in there that I hadn't thought of.

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Re: a thread for sharing online video
« Reply #1518 on: February 24, 2012, 11:13:42 PM »
The Oscar®-nominated documentary If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

It's an hour and a half long. Available online until 3/4/12. I doubt anybody here but me would watch it, but I'm just linking it just in case.
It's symbolic of our struggle against reality.

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Re: a thread for sharing online video
« Reply #1519 on: February 25, 2012, 12:04:00 PM »
I tend to think it would piss me off, but I'd probably watch it if I had more time and fewer things I already want to see expiring faster than I can watch them.



edit:  Now that I think of it, most documentaries that I like are ones that do piss me off.

I'm not sure what that says.

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Re: a thread for sharing online video
« Reply #1520 on: February 25, 2012, 02:34:22 PM »
Now that I think of it, most documentaries that I like are ones that do piss me off.

 :hmm: good point.

And yeah, it will get under your skin. Even the cops felt sorry for the "eco-terrorists" by the end. It's a pretty fucked up story. If I had been in Oregon at the time, I could see myself easily falling in with these people and making the same mistakes they did. Well... they weren't all mistakes.
It's symbolic of our struggle against reality.

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Re: a thread for sharing online video
« Reply #1521 on: February 25, 2012, 04:29:25 PM »
Yes. Never, ever forget that while the FBI was spending all their attention and doing their utmost to infiltrate, entrap, and discredit environmental organizations that were at worst guilty of petty vandalism, al-Qaeda was openly taking flying lessons.

Never forget that.
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Re: a thread for sharing online video
« Reply #1522 on: April 02, 2012, 04:55:05 PM »
Danny O'Keefe "Along For the Ride" March 2012

Photography by Steve S., editing by moi.
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Re: a thread for sharing online video
« Reply #1523 on: April 04, 2012, 05:12:47 PM »
"I'm only going to ask you once more. Sit down or I will kick you in the vagina, and you know I will."

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Re: a thread for sharing online video
« Reply #1524 on: April 04, 2012, 07:19:09 PM »
:hmm:

:thumbsup:  Yeah, that's pretty good stuff.

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Re: a thread for sharing online video
« Reply #1525 on: April 07, 2012, 08:40:44 PM »
I'm listening to the Four Chord Song.  Am I wrong in thinking this isn't a big deal?  I mean, couldn't you cherry-pick a bunch of Top 40 hits in whatever key you felt like?  I also felt like there was a couple of songs in there that they had changed so it would fit.  Y/N?
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Re: a thread for sharing online video
« Reply #1526 on: April 07, 2012, 08:59:19 PM »
Eh, shift songs into same key, many will have the same chords.  Only so many basic harmonies in the octave system, twelve notes per octave.  Music people can explain this better than I can. 

I haven't heard a lot of those songs, which was the funniest part of it to me.  Alphaville, though.  :thumbsup:

Also, they had some of the lyrics wrong.  But it's not horrible.

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Re: a thread for sharing online video
« Reply #1527 on: April 07, 2012, 09:53:54 PM »
Unrelated but awesome:  Page 2 of Seanbaby's bad martial arts column from a recent Cracked thing.

Page 1 has some goodness, to be sure, but Page 2 has the winners.  The Dolemite 2 stuff is mind-boggling, but the Turkish stuff has an inexplicable majesty, almost as if the Airplane! team had made an Axecop movie.

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Re: a thread for sharing online video
« Reply #1528 on: April 09, 2012, 08:52:08 AM »
I'm listening to the Four Chord Song.  Am I wrong in thinking this isn't a big deal?  I mean, couldn't you cherry-pick a bunch of Top 40 hits in whatever key you felt like?  I also felt like there was a couple of songs in there that they had changed so it would fit.  Y/N?

i don't know if any of the songs were altered to fit, but it's no big deal that songs have the same chord progression. some common ones: blues, the I- vi- IV - V - I progression, a "chain" sequence (which can be a series of suspensions), etc. There are many commonly used chord progressions.

you can switch the key and still have the same progression, for example:

I - V - vi - IV - I in Cmajor is : C - G - a minor - F - C
I - V - vi - IV - I in E-flat major is : Eb - Bb - c minor - Ab - Eb

and yet, it still sounds like the same progression (unless you are sensitive to absolute pitch).

That almost makes me want a whole in my ear.
Maybe I could stick one in my belly button. - mo
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Re: a thread for sharing online video
« Reply #1529 on: April 09, 2012, 12:08:43 PM »
(given the clamor of calls for further explanation):

different modes have the same functional progression but  the chords are of different quality. for example: iv chord in d minor (the saddest of all keys) is minor. however, in d Dorian, (the second saddest but most used in Spaghetti Westerns), it's Major. it's also common to borrow a chord quality from another mode, such as the beloved minor iv used in major mode.

etc. ad nauseum. etc etc.

 
That almost makes me want a whole in my ear.
Maybe I could stick one in my belly button. - mo
Get rid of the eyeliner, and it's about the same either way. - aXe