Music Video of the Day: Because I Got High (Positive Remix) by Afroman (2014, dir by Morgan Freed and Brian Schopfel)

This was kind of an obvious pick for today’s music video of the day.  It was either this or share the “faster!  faster!” clip from Reefer Madness again…


Music Video of The Day: Mr. Brightside by the Killers (2004, dir by Sophie Muller)

Yesterday, in honor of Eric Roberts’s birthday, I shared the video for The Killers’s Miss Atomic Bomb.

Today, I’m sharing the video for Mr. Brightside, which is a bit of a prequel to Miss Atomic Bomb.  Eric Roberts and Izabella Miko are featured in both videos.  The shared theme of the two videos seems to be that Brandon Flowers simply cannot compete with Eric Roberts.


Music Video of the Day: Miss Atomic Bomb by The Killers (2012, dir by Warren Fu)

Today is Eric Roberts’s birthday!

With that in mind, it just seems like the obvious choice to pick the video for Miss Atomic Bomb by the Killers for today’s music video of the day.  This video features not only a live action Eric Roberts but an animated version as well!

Eric Roberts appears to be playing some sort of white-suited ghost who specializes in getting women to fall in love with him.  The Miss Atomic Bomb of the video is played by Izabella Miko.

This video was directed by Warren Fu, who has also done videos for … well, almost everyone who matters.  Among his other directing credits: Hands by The Ting Tings, Derezzed and Lose Yourself to Dance by Daft Punk, Clearest Blue by Chvrches, and, most recently, Rose-Colored Boy by Paramore.

Here’s wishing a happy birthday to Eric Roberts and I hope all of you … enjoy!

Music Video of the Day: Battle Without Honor or Humanity by Tomoyasu Hotei (2004, dir by ????)

I’m still feeling a little under the weather so I decided to pick a music video for today that pretty much speaks for itself.  As you can probably guess from just watching, this video for Tomoyasu Hotei’s Battle Without Honor or Humanity was released to coincide with the release of the Kill Bill soundtrack.

Though most listeners immediately associate this song with Kill Bill, it was actually originally written for and used in another film, 2000’s New Battles Without Honor or Humanity.  As any quick perusal of YouTube will show you, this is not only one of Hotei’s most popular songs but also one that exists in several different version.  The video above last for 3 and a half minutes.  The version of the song on the Kill Bill soundtrack is a minute shorter.  I’ve come across versions on YouTube that last anywhere from 6 to 15 minutes.  Regardless which version you use, Battle Without Honor or Humanity is a good stripper song.  Just saying.

This is also a song that’s fun to listen to while you’re driving, unless of course you live in a city with really bad traffic and are prone to road rage.  If that’s the case, you might want to listen to something a little bit more calming.

Anyway, regardless of how good or bad your morning commute may be, enjoy!




Music Video Of The Day: Tomorrow (Give Into The Night) by Dada Life (2010, dir by Tara McDonald)

Sorry, everyone.  As I sit here writing this latest music video of the day post, I’m suddenly feeling a bit ill.  I’m not sure if it’s just allergies or if I’m legitimately getting sick.  It’s probably a combination of the two.  It’s been a very windy day, which is always bad for allergies.  It’s also been an unusually cold day, which is strange for Texas in April.

So, anyway, I’m just going to offer up this video of Dada Life performing at Tommorowland in 2010 and I’m going to invite you to …. enjoy!

Music Video of the Day: One Last Night On Earth by Dada Life (2015, dir by ????)

The world’s ending.  How are you going to deal with it?

Are you going to cry?  Are you going to rage at the random whims of fate?  Are you going to scream about being powerless?  Or are you going to get together with your friends?  Are you going to have a good time?  Are you going to listen to a great song?  Are you going to dance around the fire?

Myself, I’d probably get on twitter and try to score a few last retweets before the world ended.  I’d probably also take the time to report everyone that I don’t like to Twitter Support.  If I could get a few account suspended before the moon crashes into the Pacific Ocean, it would all have been worth it.

Actually, I’d probably just try to watch my favorite movies one last time.  I’ve actually given a lot of thought to what movie I would watch if I knew it was going to be the last one that I would ever get to see.  I know most people probably expect me to say that I would rewatch Suspiria but, to be honest, I’d probably rewatch something from the Marx Brothers.  Maybe Duck Soup.

Anyway, the people in this video go for the dancing around the fire approach to the end of the world and bless them for it!

(Have you noticed how obsessed people seem to be with the end of the world nowadays?  There have been so many recent films about people dealing with the end of life on Earth.  I guess people are just naturally pessimistic nowadays.  I’ve always been pretty confident that the world won’t end as long as I’ve got things to do.  Check out Melancholia if you want to see a good movie about the apocalypse.  I would suggest avoiding Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World and Abel Ferrara’s tedious 4:44 Last Day On Earth.  If you want to laugh while watching the world end, check out the delightful End of the World.  Be sure to order the DVD of that one because I’m quoted on the back of the case!)