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July 19, 2006

Video Highlights

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

ChicagoBoyz enter the very crowded videoblogging space with a rueful charmer. Four stars and two thumbs up. Emmalina, a recognized YouTube master, sets a dancehall tune repeating "Money, success, fame, glamor" to images of herself feeding her guinea pigs. Take that, David Lynch. This is certainly one of the weirdest and most irresistable teen-bedroom-webcam works I've ever watched. Take that, Tim Burton. Here's a supercute way to refresh the lipsynch-a-pop-song bedroom-webcam subgenre. 1,216,003 views so far! That's not a small audience.



posted by Michael at July 19, 2006


Everyone seems to be going the youtube route and I absolutely don't wanna go there, myself. I like the 'discovering a secret world' aspect of the anonymous blog. Maybe podcasting. Yeah, talking, telling stories, yakking away. More my line.

(Off to practice a breathy stage voice......sadly, my answering machine message sounds crisp, nerdy, and over-enunciated. Silly Iowa accent.)

Posted by: MD on July 19, 2006 5:35 PM

Thanks, MB. I'm glad you liked it.

Posted by: Jonathan on July 19, 2006 5:38 PM

What bizarre youtube selections we pick here. I think the better aspect of it is in chasing down old clips that are too small for bittorrent:

Posted by: onetwothree on July 19, 2006 7:15 PM

But, if you want bizarre, here's a more recent picture of Mary:

Posted by: onetwothree on July 19, 2006 7:22 PM

How would you react if a David Mamet character called your house? You'd prolly get mad. (NSFW)

What can you use for dominoes? Damn near everything.

Anyone else remember Men On Film?

Posted by: Brian on July 19, 2006 10:14 PM

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