IWR Videos For 09/24/2007
Screamin Jay Hawkins' - I Put A Spell On You [Lyrics]
This is a great and funny video of the late great Screamin' Jay Hawkins.
Whenever I hear this song, it also reminds me of one of my favorite Movies
Screamin' Jay Hawkins & Friend
Cesaria Evora - Angola [Lyrics]
Nicked named the "Barefoot Diva", Cape Verdean
Cesaria Evora is truly of the best female singers of our time. She has
one of the smoothest voices that I've heard since Billy Holiday.
Yoko Ono "Cut Piece" 1965
I had never seen video before. It is really quite amazing to see
Yoko Ono during one her great live art performances. She's definitely
one of kind!
Yoko Ono's "Cut Piece" (1965)
Of Four - To Hell With Poverty (TV Live) [Lyrics]
This is my favorite song by these guys. Here are some other videos on
What We All Want,
Anthrax and their
most commercial song -
Is It Love.
Gang of Four
- Dear Mr. President [Lyrics]
Crooks and Liars)
Great song to the worst president in US history.
Jon Stewart on Bush, Nelson Mandela and health care.
Bill Maher - New Rules
Bill rants on trophy kissing, Phil Specter, Junk Email, Bush's Lips
and Religious tests.
Sally Field - Emmy Acceptance Speech Uncensored and
These two great ladies gave the Rupert Murdochs' Nazi censors heartburn.
Sally Field is looking pretty good too!
This is an interesting Stephen Colbert interview with author Naomi Wolf, who
thinks America is heading towards fascism.
All Monsters (1968) trailer
"We are here to make you our slaves!" This is a wonderful Japanese
sci-fi movie trailer!
Jones featuring Wilbur Hall - Pop Goes the Weasel
Yet another of those YouTube moments: The historical connection between pink
and your pinky.
IWR Videos For 09/17/2007
Falco - Der Kommisar
I always liked Falco. He was sort of a German version of rapping Brian
Ferry. He definitely had some big hits in the early 80s.
No Time for Revolution
was released posthumously, and I thought it was one of his better numbers.
He definitely died to young. Some of his other hits were:
Auf Der Flucht (Live),
Rock Me Amadeus,
Out Of The Dark.
Lip-synching on Italian TV
A Cunning Plan
This is a great set of links to YouTube video clips of some of Rowan
Atkinson's (Mr. Bean) best performances. I really liked
Conservative Conference and
The Royal We - All The Rage
I like this
They definitely have a good sense of humor. Also, there is an America
comedy sketch group called "The
Royal We" too.
The Royal We
John Hoogman reveals Monkey Pants' 8 Keys to Success, with this biting
Jon Stewart Tears Apart Petraeus’ Dog and Pony Show
Jon Stewart skewers Patraeus. Also, check out
How Nucking Futs Is Holy Joe Lieberman?
Bill Maher - New Rules
Bill covers 9/11 conspiracy theories and breast feeding in public.
A Table for One
Stephen Colbert covers Mother Theresa's recent revelations.
The Babysitter trailers
Two cheesy smutty movie trailers that I found by accident on YouTube.
The Naughty Stewardesses
Roger Corman Trailers
Roger Corman - A Bucket of Blood (opening credits) [Bio]
I've always been a fan of 50s Sci-fi B movies and Roger Corman made some of
the most classic movies of this genre. The opening scene for Bucket of Blood
featuring a beatnik poet is great satire as is the rest of the movie.
The Beatnik Poet
A Bucket of Blood and
The Little Shop of Horrors have to be his two greatest cult
films. Here's a selection of his trailers from YouTube.
The Day the World Ended
IT, Conquered the World
Attack of the Crab
Viking Women and the
Sea Serpent (1957)
Juvenile Delinquent -
Teenage Doll (1957)
Teenage Caveman (1958)
A Bucket of Blood (1959)
The Wasp Woman (1959)
Attack of the Giant
The Little Shop of
Horrors (1960 colorized)
The Fall of the House
of Usher (1960)
The Terror (1963)
The Premature Burial
The Masque of the Red
The Trip (1967)
IWR Videos For 09/10/2007
Bill Maher - New Rules
"Slinking into Iraq unannounced and undercover in the middle of the night is
not an ass whipping. It's a
Concert in Central Park
Simon and Garfunkel's 1981 free concert in NYC performed before 500,000
Sound of Silence
Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto
- The Girl from Ipanema [Lyrics]
I think Astrud Gilberto's version of
with her smooth and soothing voice, has a timeless quality about it.
Astrud Gilberto (1963)
The The - This is the
Uncertain Smile (Live)
I always liked these two songs from The The's Soul Mining Album. If
you liked those also check these videos from their Infected album:
Bird of Truth and
Soul Mining Album (1983)
Nine Below Zero
- Sugar Mama [Lyrics]
This is a pretty decent modern version of
Williamson's 1937-38 song.
Nine Below Zero
George Saunders Interview with Dave Letterman
Author George Sounders tells a very funny story about going to his first
Bears football game.
The Real Rudy:
The un-heroic side of Mr. Dress-up.
Rudy! Rudy! Rudy!
Yoko Kanno on YouTube
Kanno - Escaflowne (Opening) [Bio]
The opening music for the best anime series ever - Escaflowne was written by
the lovely and talented composer Yoko Kanno. I met Yoko briefly at an
autograph session at Anime Expo in 1999. She was wearing the same
straw hat (below). She also performed (she played the piano) at the
convention. I had kind of forgot about her, but then I started looking
for her anime clips on YouTube. Here's a sampling of what I found:
Voices from Macross
Ghost in the
Please Save My Earth (Ending),
Wolf's Rain (Ending),
Seatbelts - Live,
Cowboy Bebop (Opening)
Sharon Apple Concert From Macross Plus.
IWR Videos For 09/03/2007
Magic Sam - All Your
Love & Magic Sam's Boogie [Lyrics]
Wow! Magic Sam had to be one of the greatest Blues guitarists ever! He
was not a bad singer either.
Magic Sam Maghett
Dead Kennedys - Holiday
in Cambodia [Lyrics]
DK was my favorite "hardcore" punk band. Also,
Soup is Good Food is
great tune too.
"Superflat Monogram" Japanese Cartoon
This is a great animation based on the work of Superflat artist Takashi
"An ad campaign for LOUIS VUITTON by Mamoru Hosoda. an updated Alice in
Wonderland, in which a girl, searching for her lost cell phone, floats in a
dizzying world of the company's logos. While waiting to meet her friends
outside of a Louis Vuitton store, Aya's cell phone is eaten by the LV Panda,
who then promptly swallows Aya - but the inside of his stomach is gateway to
a psychedelic wonderland. Based on characters created by famed Superflat
artist Takashi Murakami."
Aya Stars in this Takashi Murakami Cartoon
Throwing Muses -
I saw these crazy ladies sing Fish live back in the 80's at St. Andrew's
Hall in Greektown in Detroit, MI. They were great. If you liked
the song Fish, here are couple other of their numbers from YouTube:
Bright Yellow Gun,
Soul Soldier and
Bloody Pit of Horror (1964) Trailer
It's like a SCTV parody of a torture
movie. What a hoot!
I wonder if
this is on Netflix?
The Bloody Pit of Horror Guy at the Rack
- Unwritten [Lyrics]
This is pretty commercial, but
I like the acoustic version of this song.