Sunday, March 29, 2009

F1 - Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne

Now that's a way to start a championship! BrawnGP proved that it wasn't just fast at the tests and qualifyings, it's a really good team with an excellent car. Ferrari disappointed everyonw, with neither Massa nor Kimi finishing the race. Williams was a major flop as well, especially Rosberg, in whom I had hopes to be at the podium or maybe even win the race.

But that doesn't matter, because it was one of the rare cases where Barrichello got lucky and, against all odds and problems, finished second, behind his team partner Button.

Go, Rubens!

Friday, March 27, 2009

Shaq Fu

This is probably one of the worst games ever made, but that doesn't mean it can't be AWESOME to have Shaq throwing deadly laser shurikens at ancient egyptian gods and crazy, freaky swamp monster.

I bought it for a dirt cheap price last month and it was worth every cent. It's the brazilian version, which has awful literal translations for the texts in the box. They're so bad they're funny.

Kick-ass cover:



Just look at his pose. His fingers. He's going to crush your soul with his mighty claws of doom.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

What's in the box?

This video shows a first-person perspective of some nameless, faceless guy running from a HAZMAT unit of some kind after acquiring a strange cube. It is amazing on its own, but if, as Kotaku says, it is a viral campaign for Half-Life, then it's even more worth watching. It sure has a lot of relations with HL, but I don't really think Valve is behind this. I hope I'm wrong.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Random band of the day

I think I'll start a new series of posts, with bands I like and think that are not that well-known.

Uh Huh Her is an electropop duo that released their first CD last year. I have no idea how I found out about them, but I'm happy I did. Their sound is great, a very simple yet catchy electro that really grows on you the more you listen. Three recommendations follow:

Common Reaction

Say So

Not A Love Song

Friday, March 13, 2009

Classic music videos take 1

MTV still has salvation. While eating breakfast and skipping channels, I saw that "MTV Labs - Classics" was on and gave it a chance, and I saw two great ("great" by the definition of the 80s: it's cheesy and bizarre, yet amusing and funny) videos that need to mentioned:

Take That - How Deep is your love:

The video was quite surprising for this one. I liked the "plot" and its contrast with the romance of the song.


New Kids on the Block - Step by Step:

This is just awesome. Color changes, crazy dances and MEGAHAIR flopping around while the members dance. A true classic.