The Online Musical
started as a 2010 University of Virginia student project
to create an interactive online musical based on audience feeback , called Musical: The Online Musical
. It continued after that project finished, moving on to mini musicals (Thomas Jefferson: The Musical
, Pokemon: The Musical
, Where's Waldo?: The Musical
), and other musical works (a dub step treatment of Les Miserables
). Their most recent project is less musical, more dystopian: The Beanie Baby Hunger Games
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The Nightmare Before Christmas' " This Is Halloween " sung by everyone's favorite turrets and murderous AI in " This Is Aperture
One response to all the hubbub about DC Comics' unfolding "New 52" re-launch of the DC Universe comics: a pile of independent cartoonists creating cover art for the book launches/relaunches they'd like to see, at DC Fifty-Two
. Some of it is straight-faced, some of it is...less so. BIFF! The Justice League as a western! POW! The Geek vs. Hell's Nixons! BLAM! Classical art references!
Hanson's (catchy, if you ask me) video "Thinking 'Bout Something
" is an homage
to Ray Charles's great performance of "Shake a Tailfeather
" in The Blues Brothers
. As an added bonus, look closely at the tambourine player; it's our favorite, Weird Al
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Hygiene. Flexibility. Safety
(SLYT) Another spoof on the Jobs presentation
, but with a real company, product and serious effort behind it. It's odd because it's super-real, injokey and the viral ambition is ambiguous. Moneyshot at 7m40s.
As a sidenote, would Apple be able to stomp on this if they wanted to? I mean, this is so tongue in cheek I can't really see the tongue.