Thursday Comic Relief

19 Jun

Maybe weather forecasts should always be like this. Jeremy Paxman does the weather on UK nightly program, Newsnight. 

https://vine.co/v/MTAWgqxj3Wh/embed/simple

Kathy Weppner poses with her campaign staff: 

OK Go with incredible optical illusions: 

 

Mick Jagger & David Bowie’s odd video for “Dancin’ in the Streets”, which aired during Live Aid in 1985, excerpts from which are now presented without music: 

Just so you know, if you’re out in public, no one needs your permission to record video of you. 

In Rally, the co-driver calls out pacenotes to the driver, advising him of what’s coming up, letting the driver go as fast as possible. But come on, Samir, you’re breaking the car!

Finally, Philosopher Football (as in soccer), from Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Here, Germany v. Greece. 

It’s a funny skit, but the genius of Python is this: 

The Germans are disputing it. Hegel is arguing that the reality is merely an a priori adjunct of non-naturalistic ethics, Kant via the categorical imperative is holding that ontologically it exists only in the imagination, and Marx is claiming it was offside. 

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2 Responses to “Thursday Comic Relief”

  1. Ridgewaycynic2013 June 19, 2014 at 8:16 am #

    If I was Samir, my navigator would have been doing a forced ‘tuck and roll’ after about a kilometre…

  2. bugmenot2013 June 19, 2014 at 10:37 am #

    That soccer video is awesome, but the Bournemouth Gynecologists versus the Watford Long John Silver Impersonators sketch is even better.

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