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Bill Nye Does The Robot On “Dancing With The Stars”

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Bill's Up All Night To Get Lucky
  • You know you want to watch Bill Nye dance the robot to Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” on last night’s “Dancing With The Stars.” [io9]
  • Kaley Cuoco’s younger sister Bianca Cuoco is a contestant on “The Voice.” [Daily Mail UK]
  • Uh oh: Anna Kournikova and Enrique Inglesias are on the rocks after 12 years together.  [Page Six]
  • The New York Times was not actually complicit in Walter White’s final “Breaking Bad” scheme. [NYmag.com]
  • The comedy duo Garfunkel and Oates are getting their own variety show on IFC. [Splitsider] Keep reading »

What Daft Punk Should Wear To The VMAs

what daft punk should wear to the mtv vmas

The secret is out. by now, everybody knows Daft Punk is playing the MTV VMAs this weekend. Yay! That’s great. “Get Lucky” is one of the best songs of the summer. But let’s face it, their mysterious-dudes-in-helmets thing is getting a bit old. We all know that there are two middle aged French dudes under those motorcycle helmet visors — Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. And this is the VMAs, an event where Tim Connerford from Rage Against the Machine rushed the stage and climbed a piece of the set. Where Madonna kissed Britney. Where Busta Rhymes and Martha Stewart could fully express their love for one another.

If Daft Punk really wants to surprise us, they’ve got to step it up a notch.

Which is why we suggest they change up their helmet game, like so:

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Celine Dion + Daft Punk
Celine Dion Dancing
One word: amazing. Watch »
Ron Dances To Daft Punk
At the Snakehole! Read More »
Daft Punk Love Obama
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“Get Lucky” With These Daft Punk Condoms

Celine Dion + Daft Punk
Celine Dion Dancing
One word: amazing. Watch »
Daft Punk Love Obama
The electronic duo support the president. Read More »

Just in case it’s not enough to listen to “Get Lucky” on repeat while you get down to business in the bedroom, it appears that you can now protect yourself from pregnancy and STDs with Daft Punk-themed condoms. These boxes of “Get Lucky” condoms were produced by Durex UK and apparently sent out as a gift to some prominent DJs. No word on whether they’ll ever be available to the public, but in any case, it’s a good reminder that whenever you’re up all night to get some, use protection! [Laughing Squid]

Watch This: Celine Dion Gets Down To Daft Punk (Well, Kinda)

Celine Dion Dancing
Celine's up all night to get lucky!

God, I love the internet. Some brilliant person out in the world took footage of Celine Dion rocking out at one of her French concerts and swapped out the audio for Daft Punk’s new hit single, “Get Lucky.” You will not believe how perfectly they match up. Also, if you’ve never seen Celine dance, well, prepare to be amazed. [YouTube via Gawker]

Reasons To Love Celine
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I'm A Celine Superfan
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Be My Boyfriend: George Barnett, A One-Man Cover Song Machine

"We're up all night to get lucky."

I’m not gonna lie, I find myself a little bit creepy for liking 19-year-old Brit musician George Barnett so much. I mean, I don’t like him quite as creepily as say, Nicholas Hoult. But he’s up there. Consider this cover he did of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” (yup, still obsessed with this song — their album Random Access Memories is out May 21). He plays all the instruments, and produces a pitch perfect cover it. It’s kind of great, too, because he deconstructs the song down to its component parts, and shows you a bit of how something like this comes together (I mean, minus Daft Punk’s helmets, of course). George has posted more than 20 videos of different covers — somehow he made me actually like a Lana Del Ray song, he’s that good. This guy is going to be mega-famous one day, so take a listen and a look and enjoy. [YouTube]

Be My BF: Cheese Thief
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Be My BF: Long Word
This guy spent 3.5 hours pronouncing a word. Read More »
Be My BF: Lobster Thief
He stole lobsters to buy drugs. Read More »

Here’s Why You Won’t Be Able To Get That New Daft Punk Song Out Of Your Head

Ron Loves Daft Punk
An endless loop of Ron dancing to "Get Lucky." Read More »
Daft Punk Love Obama
The electronic duo support the president. Read More »
Got An Earworm?

Earworms. That’s what super catchy songs are sometimes referred to, because they burrow deep in your psyche and don’t let go. They become the soundtrack to whatever you’re doing — eating, shopping, working — and basically take over any spare brain space. Daft Punk’s new single “Get Lucky” is one of those earwormy tracks — an endlessly repeating riff featuring vocals from uber-charming Pharrell. The full length album, Random Access Memories, won’t be out in the states until May 21, but writer Alex Bailey deftly explains just what makes “Get Lucky” so compelling. Keep reading »

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