Archive for January, 2009

Behind the scenes at Obama’s inaugural ball

January 29, 2009

Now that’s some bi-partisanship there for ya.


“Her Morning Elegance” by Oren Lavie

January 29, 2009

So, so song, but a cool video.

Steve the Drunken Lawnmower Man

January 29, 2009

“My wife said if I didn’t get her another beer, she was going to stab me in the face.”   Fair enough.

Best buzzer beater of 2009

January 29, 2009

Shot made with only .5 seconds left on the clock.

Viva El Pye, certainly the lead Chum contributor of 2009.

“Say it to Me Now” by Glen Hansard-Bonus update: “Falling Slowly” by Hansard and Marketa Irglova

January 27, 2009

“Say it to Me Now” is featured in one of the opening sequences of one of the Chum Master’s favorite movies, Once.  I generally hate musicals, but Once was so good I didn’t really notice it was a musical.  The WHOLE FREAKING SOUNDTRACK IS GREAT!  Wow….sorry, got a little carried away.


I had to put up the song “Falling Slowly,” also from the film.  Simply beautiful.

Surfline TV’s worst wipeouts of 2008 from the North Shore of Hawaii

January 27, 2009


Fun Slides: We want

January 27, 2009

Order your own from the official product site.

Via Geekologie

Double-decker car racing

January 27, 2009

Bonus.  One gent loses his prosthetic arm around the 2:40 mark.

Viva El Pye!

One-man robot rollercoaster. Might want to wear a helmet.

January 26, 2009

Looks fun.  A few NSFW words.

P.S.  Just a reminder Ellie, the “W” in the above acronym stands for “Work”, not “Whites”

The scariest suspension bridge ever. Empty your bladder before watching.

January 26, 2009

If you’re afraid of heights like I am…