There are some performers whose mere presence inspires laughter, and for me that is a list on which Matt Berry appears fairly close to the top. What with him having a birthday today and all I need no better excuse than to share this terrific bit of Berrydom from the second season of "The IT Crowd." The man is just comedy in human form.
I don't miss the '90s one bit, but I guess if I did I'd be glad these guys are around to spread its styles to a generation that is too young to know better. [Via]
Wait, you've seen this already? Well WATCH IT AGAIN. [Via]
Remember Basement Jaxx? Remember the last time I asked whatever happened to Basement Jaxx? It seems like only weeks ago, but it turns out it was actually last summer. They've got a new album coming soon, and here's a song from it. I don't dance—can you imagine?—but if I did I bet this is something that would get me "on the floor" or whatever people say. Enjoy. [Via]
"Despite how far the computer, Internet, and social media have come, they're still in the relatively early stages of development — maybe even the infantile, pre-adolescent stages.... As these new technologies mature, so will the ways we use them. [We] now find it boring to go to chat rooms just to mess with people. And just think — most current versions of social media are still only a few years old. Eventually, people will grow tired of using computer power for petty teasing, and will use it for more practical and useful applications." READ MORE