What happens when you take “Cups,” the song popularized by Anna Kendrick in “Pitch Perfect” (technically called “When I’m Gone”), and give it a dose of Nicki Minaj? Pure happiness, that’s what. [YouTube]
I have yet to see “Frozen,” but that damn “Let It Go” song is inescapable. I was on the verge of totally hating it, but then I saw this “Game of Thrones”/”Frozen” mashup, with lyrics like ”Who’s the hero on this show? / Tyrion? That new guy? Even book readers don’t know,” and I had a new appreciation. I wonder if the same approach would work with another song I’m sick of like, say, a “Happy”/”Hannibal” mashup? Hmm. [Rolling Stone]
Charlie Brown is a charmingly misanthropic cartoon character. Morrissey is also a charmingly misanthropic cartoon character. So it makes sense that if you put Charlie Brown illustrations with Morrissey lyrics, you’d make magic. This Charming Charlie has all the morose qualities of Charlie Brown and all the snarky wit of the Moz. One more after the jump! [This Charming Charlie] Keep reading »
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]
Today in Things That Are Perfect: this “Arrested Development”/”Great Gatsby” mashup. With “Gatsby” out tomorrow (!!!!!!!!!!!!) and the new “AD” season set to hit Netflix on the 26th (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!), the timing couldn’t be more appropriate. Like Kanye Wes Anderson before it, Bluths in the Jazz Age just fit. Some of our favorites, after the jump… [BookRiot] Keep reading »
I’m sorry, you weren’t expecting the “Game of Thrones”-inspired video parodies, mashups and cat comparisons to stop, were you? Because the internet never tires, didn’t you hear??!! Above, Peter Faulk reads a young Fred Savage an epic tale about fencing, fighting, torture, giants, monsters, true love, set in a land where winter is always coming. So good it’s almost inconceivable!