This audio was recorded in 1977 when a young boy, and his mother, took a tape recorder to a theatrical showing of the original Star Wars.
Mel impersonates famous sisters Susan Bogart, James Cagney; and does a rendition of America the Beautiful as Frank Sinatra.
From The Dick Cavett Show
The Sun contains 99.8 percent of all matter in the solar system. Under crushing pressure and extreme temperatures generated by gravity, the violent process of nuclear fusion powers the tremendous energy output of the sun.
From The Science Channel
But then they changed what "it" was.
From The Simpsons
Eugene vs. Bedenko Ivan Vasiliev in Russia.
From Fight Knights
Back in 2007 Irish-American comedian, Des Bishop, spent a year learning the Irish language well enough to perform a successful stand-up routine in the language of his forebears. Understandable perhaps, given his background. But why on Earth would that same comedian travel all the way to China, learn Mandarin Chinese, and then not merely try to perform in Chinese, but actually help establish a stand-up comedy scene in a country where one barely existed? That’s just one of the questions Fergus Thompson has for this mold-breaking, multilingual man of comedy in this week’s episode of “On the Level”.
Sizzler Promotional Commercial 1991
Sometimes you catch a little fish, sometimes a big one. Sometimes there are no fish.
Interview with David Lynch for Mulholland Drive Drive at Cannes 2001.
7 Actors and actresses (1960's & 1970's) in commercials before they were famous.
Before they became famous movie and TV stars, they were doing commercials and advertisements for various companies and products.
Most of these commercials are funny, and show the difference in the way commercials were written and directed compared with commercials now.
1: Robert De Niro for AMC Ambassador (1969)
2: Farrah Fawcett for Union 76 (1972)
3: Dustin Hoffman for Volkswagen (1966)
4: Kim Basinger for Bright Side Shampoo (1972)
5: Lindsay Wagner for Twice As Nice Shampoo (1967)
6: John Travolta for U.S. Army (1973)
7: Cybil Shepherd for Cover Girl Make-up (1969)
From Minute Physics
Once upon a time Apple computers were really cool, and their marketing was really really bad.
Richard Feynman on philosophies and calculations in science.
Boston Dynamics robots pushing it.
Paul Engemann - Push It to The Limit
No more "third time's a charm" when plugging in USB.
USB Type-C, one port for charging, data and display, now available with the new Chromebook Pixel.
Are we using the internet to conduct too much of our lives? Are we unknowingly eroding our "real-world" relationships of genuine meaning by maintaining them on Facebook? Philosopher Luciano Floridi explains why blaming technology for intellectual and social laziness is misguided. The notion that our machines will inevitably usurp control from us ignores a crucial fact: humans are the designers of technology. So what kind of role do we want technology to play in our lives? How do we accomplish this through design?
This program is part of The Big Idea Series, made possible with support from the John Templeton Foundation.
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