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Blog Profile / The Awesomer

Filed Under:Society & Culture / Men's Interest
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Posts / Week:100.5
Archived Since:April 29, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Greatest Movie Deaths

(Gore) The favorite movie death scenes of the 26 directors of The ABCs of Death 2, from the face-melting scene in Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark to Marion Cotillard’s hilariously awful acting in The Dark Knight Rises.

2014 Spurs: Champions Revealed

“I have wrecked your stats”, says coach Gregg Popovich to his players in this NBA TV special. It’s filled with mantras that seem obvious, yet the Spurs remain outliers in the NBA. So much for common sense. Five rings. How’s that for a stat?

Black & Yellow & White & Old

(NSFW: Language) Taylor Giddens took a silent video of his grandparents partying in the ’60s and added Black and Yellow. This should be Mad Men’s final episode. You know what it iiiis funky chicken funky chicken funky chicken

2014 Alienware 13 Laptop

The MacBook Air of gaming laptops. The base model “only” gets you a 1366×768 screen, Core i5 ULV CPU, GTX 860M GPU & 8GB RAM, but it’s the most sensible build. If you’re willing to spend more you might as well get something else.

Max Weinberg Drops by Conan

Before Jimmy and Questo, there was Conan and Max. A partnership that a generation grew up watching reunited this week, if only briefly. Conan O’Brien’s laconic foil and drummer for 16 years filled in at a recent Conan episode.

Motorola Droid Turbo

Sitting in between the new Moto X and the Nexus 6, the Droid Turbo has a crazy 5.2? 2560×1440 AMOLED display backed up by a 3900 mAh battery. It also has a 2.7GHz Snapdragon 805 CPU and 3GB RAM. Coming to Verizon on 10/30.

GWAR Covers Pet Shop Boys

(NSFW: Language) GWAR stopped by A.V. Club’s offices, and turned in an unexpected thrash metal version of Pet Shop Boys’ ’80s classic West End Boys. Stick around for an even more awesome cover of Jim Carroll’s People Who Died.

Baauer: One Touch

(NSFW: Language) Electro-trap producer Baauer admits that this sine wave of a club banger is a product of a happy accident, which he made by combining his collaborations with Rae Sremmurd and Aluna of AlunaGeorge.

Uncharted: Ambushed

Get to know the dashing and nonchalant explorer Nathan Drake all over again. Martin Sofiedal’s fan film is a shot-for-shot remake of the opening of the PS3 game Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune – other than Drake speaking Danish, that is.

To Catch a Thief

A petty thief came aboard a bus intent on stealing a lady’s bag. But this guy got on the wrong bus, and messed with the wrong bus driver today. He should just be happy that the door didn’t have the razor edge the driver wanted installed.

Lil’ Mikey

An adorable 9? tall vinyl figure of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Michelangelo, based on one of pop artist Mike Mitchell’s illustrations in his awesome Just Like Us series. We hope he makes a cheaper bobblehead version.

Glow-in-the-Dark Trick Shots

The trick shot masters of Dude Perfect demonstrate that they don’t need no steenkin’ lights as they perform a variety of tricks in the dark, dressed in goofy stick figure glow-in-the-dark costumes. Bonus tricks here.

Crayon the Grids

Stephen Von Worley’s Crayon the Grids is a series of beautiful interactive maps of various major cities with the streets and roads colored according to their orientation. London and Chicago prove to be extreme opposites.

DJ Fail Compilation

Thanks to more accessible tech, it seems that anyone thinks they can be a DJ these days. FailFactory compiled some of the worst moments from turntable and digital spinners – whether caused by accident or just plain lack of talent.

Tsovet JPT-PW36 Watch

This elegant everyday watch is easy to read and goes with everything. Set onto a hand-stitched Horween leather strap, it has a 36mm face and is water resistant to 5ATM. Also available in gunmetal with a cream-colored face.

Working from Home (with Cats)

We here at The Awesomer have the privilege of being able to work from home. But there is one downside you don’t get in a cubicle farm – pets. And if you thought cats were annoying, try having a conference call while the dogs are barking.

StickBoy Animation Montage

GiantAnt’s extraordinary animation serves as a backdrop for StickBoy, a multimedia performance currently being staged by the Vancouver Opera. Shane Koyczan’s spoken word about bullying is equally as moving as the visuals.

Evil Vinyl Figure Concepts

Animation studio A Large Evil Corporation has designed an ongoing series of vinyl toy mockups based on pop culture characters. Since they’ve gone viral, the studio is seriously considering turning them into actual figures.

Rinspeed sQuba Submarine Car

Rinspeed’s amphibious sports car, the sQuba can dive up to 10m (33ft.) and move at up to 2 knots (2.3mph) underwater. It has three electric motors – one for land, two for water – two jet ski motors and two oxygen tanks for passenger...

Whiskey at a Wedding

James C shares this video of wedding guests swigging from a bottle of Fireball cinnamon whiskey with a camera attached. If Edgar Wright made a wedding video it would probably look like this. But with more cuts and better music.

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