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Scratchin’ DJ Cat

(YouTube link) Put a little Bob Marley on the turntable, and pretty soon all the cool cats are coming around. -via Daily of the Day

Portraits Of Musicians Made From CDs

Why throw all those old, scratched CDs away when you can make awesome works of art with them! This detailed portrait of Bob Marley was created by Mirco Pagano and Moreno De Turco, and it’s made out of discarded Bob Marley CDs that were no longer jammin’. Hit the link and check out the rest of the [...]

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 65

Welcome back _flossers to the game that’s sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments. Eli Manning On SNL Justin Timberlake – Cry Me A River Ronald Reagan Assassination Attempt The Buggles – Video Killed The Radio Star Joe Louis Tribute Bob Marley – Three Little [...]

Olympic Uniforms for the 2012 Opening Ceremonies

When the London Olympics open on July 27th, the Parade of Nations will be our introduction to the 2012 athletes. What each team wears to the Opening Ceremonies is the stuff of much conjecture, drama, pride, gossip, and criticism. Let’s see what some of the teams will be wearing. Ralph Lauren Yesterday, Ralph Lauren unveiled the [...]

Bloodsucking Parasite Named After Bob Marley

Photo: Elizabeth Brill Scientists have certainly stirred it up some with this: they’ve named a parasite that feed on blood after the reggae legend Bob Marley. Paul Sikkel, an assistant professor of marine ecology and a field [...]

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 39

It’s Thursday, it’s late, it’s time for GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments section. Stevie Wonder – Uptight Jimmy Eat World – The Middle Modest Mouse – Float On Bob Marley – Three Little Birds The Rolling Stones – Jumping Jack Flash

The Late Movies: Songs About Three in Honor of the 333rd Day of the Year

Today is the 333rd day of the year! Here are six—that’s three times two for those without a calculator—songs with the number three in the title. Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad This Meatloaf song was on his 1977 album Bat out of Hell, written by Jim Steinman. Steinman wrote this song after being instructed to write [...]

The Late Movies: What Song Are You Listening To? (London, Copenhagen, Singapore, Lisbon, Philadelphia)

Two weeks ago, I pointed to a street video from New York, in which filmmaker Ty Cullen asked passersby who wore headphones “Hey, what song are you listening to?” Commenters asked for more versions of the video from different cities, and I’m glad to oblige — other filmmakers around the world have followed suit and [...]

Hey You! What Song Are You Listening To?

Filmmaker Tyler Culler wandered the streets of New York with a camera, asking passersby what they were listening to on their headphones. Many answered — and many of the answers are surprising. Enjoy this little slice of New York life: After the jump, the track list from Cullen’s YouTube post. Tracklist: 1 The Bee Gees: More Than A [...]