Category Archives: Videos

Videos I find around the net that might be interesting or even ones I might make

Have You Hugged An ABBA Today?

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image of the pop group ABBAToday is International ABBA Day marking the 40th anniversary of the single, ‘Waterloo’, that brought international fame for the pop group ABBA. It is also the 15th anniversary of the opening of the musical ‘Mamma Mia!’ that used ABBA songs. Celebrate by enjoying a video for the song Waterloo.
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New Video: Grilled Cheese For The Lazy

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title card for new Swiss Cheese video with the title Swiss Cheese's Guide for the Lazy: Grilled Cheese SandwichI didn’t think I could do it again, but I’ve made another ‘funny’ video using my cartoon character Swiss Cheese. The video describes how to make a grilled cheese sandwich the lazy way. Yes, it is ironic a cheese is telling people how to make a cheese sandwich. Enjoy!

 

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I Shouldn’t Like These Commercials But I Do

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Customer wants purple but not purple

I know I shouldn’t like TV commercials. I also know and most studies show that people don’t remember the product being advertised especially if it is a funny commercial, but here are a couple of ads I find funny. One from Ace Hardware and the other from AT&T. I have no real view on the products but I liked the ads.
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The Equalizer Busy Equalizing

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clipart showing a music noteI love TV show themes and was really sad when the industry started cutting back on themes in order to squeeze in more commercials. The main theme to the show “The Equalizer” (1985–1989) is probably one of the best. It was composed by Stewart Copeland, the drummer from The Police. This percussion heavy theme captures the electronic vibe of the 1980’s and is part New Wave and part house music. Here is an album version of the tune.
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Who Knew Ocean Blue Was From Hershey, PA?

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image of my Ocean Blue album cover
Proof I bought the album

Whoa! Blast from the past. While looking for a different song I stumbled across Ocean Blue again. I knew I had one of their CDs from back in the day and sure enough in my Box-O-CDs I found their debut album from 1989. The first track “Between Something And Nothing” is why I bought it. It sounded like Echo and the Bunnymen and Cocteau Twins and I just found out Ocean Blue wasn’t from the UK they were from Hershey, PA
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