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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Iranians...burn the Koran?

I'm going by the Washington Times translation (that could be a collection of Far Side cartoons they're burning, for all I know), but they're burning what is apparently a Koran because a) it was foisted upon them by Arab invaders; and b) consequently Iran has been backwards for 1400 years.

Now, allegedly this video comes from IRAN. If true, these two have some serious, serious cahones.

Monday, April 11, 2011

The wondrous flying man of Turkey

Fun fact about the Turkish language: the verb "to fly" also means "to shout and roll across the floor like you're having a grand mal seizure."

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Nina Hagen provides an intrduction to German music

Ok, all you confused sorts out there. Watch this. It should help. Or maybe not.

An oldie but a...goodie?

This is not a recent video (circa 1980 or so), but it is a good intro for all of you Phillistines out there who've never of German treasure Klaus Nomi. Observe Klaus and then consider yourself among the Germanically culturally literate. But not literate enough just this point your German studies certificate is barely an associate's degree. C'mon, we've got a lot to cover, so let's crank...

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

To hell with Bono, this stuff is better

What kind of a shit world do we live on, where U2 is a household name but "Rubberbandits" isn't? But as a certain once-famous Huey told us, "ain't no livin' in a perfect world."