All the recent Portlandia references (“Cacao!”) got me thinking about this music video. It uses thunderAnt‘s old Feminist Bookstore skit to poke fun at terrible in-store gigs. It also features St. Vincent, aka the gorgeous & talented Annie Clark. Song is from her 2009 album, Actor.
- Neil Gaiman went to the Oscars & wrote about it for the Guardian: “A Nobody’s Guide to the Oscars.”
- How About Orange has been knocking out the Oscars posts. She linked to a great Sydney Morning Herald Oscars fashion quiz (I got 9 out of 14), created another DIY tuxedo t-shirt download, and made a beautiful set of Oscar bingo boards.
- Bakerella engineered amazing Oscar-themed cookies.
- Mid-Century Living found Oscars party tips from the 1950s.
- Finally, check out Project Rungay for fashion commentary leading up to & after the awards.
Sorry I have gone missing–have spent the last few weeks cleaning, working, with family, watching True Blood (thanks Tyia!) & reading the entire Southern Vampire mystery series. I am on Team Eric.
Below is a video by South Korean group Brown Eyed Girls. I’m not in love with the video itself–it’s heavy on the male fan service, which is not my thing–but I like the group, like the styling, and the song, “Abracadabra,” is one of the best dance songs I’ve heard in awhile. Let me know what you think:
Happy Saturday! A few good links:
- Plus, Viz has a nice pack of new licenses, including Fumi Yoshinaga’s Ooku & All My Darling Daughters, Taiyo Matsumoto’s GoGo Monster, and Natsume Ono’s Not Simple. Same Hat! has gorgeous scans of GoGo to whet your appetite.
- Pink Tentacle translated Tatsuyuki Tanaka’s beautiful, trippy short, Fifth-Dimension Treatment (excerpt below):
DRAMAS & FILM
- Lee Min Ki’s new film Oishii Man, a Japanese-Korean production, looks charming. Lee plays musician who’s developed hearing problems, and ends up falling in love with a local in Hokkaido. Official release date is February 19th.
- As for the current Korean adaptation, Dramabeans uploaded & analyzed the scripts for episodes 1-4.
- Finally, someone Simpson-ized the leads: