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70s radio mashup question

What were these called (if indeed they were called something), and where can I find out more about them? (Note that the video here has been retrofitted onto a 70s radio single.) I loved them as a 70s kid (they were pretty popular for a couple of years), and now I find them adorably stupid and kind of fascinating for some reason. Certainly not because they are clever.
posted by Camofrog on Nov 19, 2014 - 4 answers

Identify these movie deaths

The directors of the horror film The ABCs Of Death 2 were asked for their favorite movie deaths and a compilation of them was made (NSFW). I can't find a list of the films where the clips are from online and I'm trying to find out the ones I don't know [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Oct 24, 2014 - 10 answers

Anyone have a compilation of lax movie security guard clips?

IE: The guy is watching something funny on TV while on his security monitors there are intruders entering...etc etc
posted by Salvatorparadise on Dec 15, 2013 - 9 answers

Cross cultural communication catastrophe clips?

I am looking for video clips of a specific kind of cross cultural communication gone bad: ones where a cultural outsider participates in a ceremony or ritual not understanding its full significance. [more inside]
posted by Pater Aletheias on Oct 17, 2013 - 12 answers

How does one upload audio clips to YouTube?

For a while now I've been wanting to upload to YouTube audio clips of myself speaking . . . but I've no clue how to do this. [more inside]
posted by GlassHeart on Aug 5, 2013 - 5 answers

I just made knitted/crocheted leggings. How do I hold them up?

I have found other questions here about garter belts and garters, but those probably apply more to the flimsy-ass tights material than what I'm talking about. Yarnie folks who have done this, let me know what you'd recommend! [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Jun 22, 2013 - 7 answers

Excel spreadsheet to pretty clips report?

I have an Excel spreadsheet with couple hundred rows: URLs, a few fields of identifying information (outlet, etc.), for media hits on the organization I work for. I need to make this into a pretty (or at least semi-legible to the computer illiterate) document that I can give to board members, senior staff, etc. What I would like is to use some form of scripting to automate this. Bonus points if the script can somehow open the URL and take a screenshot of the story so that I don't have to. I have a Mac, and both the Adobe and Microsoft suites. How do I not spend tedious hours manually doing this? Especially since I have to do it each month and quarter.
posted by klangklangston on Jan 31, 2013 - 8 answers

DVD --> MP4

How do I pull clips out of a DVD and export them as mp4s? [more inside]
posted by duvatney on Nov 6, 2012 - 12 answers

Need video clips

I need to find a resource (or resources) where I can download old black and white clips. [more inside]
posted by kenaldo on May 9, 2012 - 5 answers

Chinese bootleg sensationalist dvd/vcd about 9/11

Does anyone know where to download any of these Chinese sensationalist pseudo-documentaries made of 9/11 that mix real news footage with clips from blockbuster films? They freely mix fact and fiction, using news footage and illegal clips from Hollywood films. There were three made, with the titles: 1) "The Century's Greatest Catastrophe" (I've also seen it called The Century's Great Catastrophe") and 2) "Surprise Attack on America" and 3) "America's Disaster: The Pearl Harbor of the Twenty-First Century"--all made in 2001. There is a report on them in an article that was in the New Yorker. Also mention of them made here. Since they are illegal mash-ups of existing source material, I don't mind if I have to download them from 'questionable' sites. But I'd really like to consult these films for a study I am writing, and would appreciate any pointers as to where to find them.
posted by cmp4Meta on Apr 4, 2012 - 1 answer

Help me get my curtains off my desk and onto the windows

I am confused about curtains. Please unconfuse me. [more inside]
posted by lollusc on Feb 18, 2012 - 14 answers

well these subtitles don't do a damn thing!

I kindly seek free online video content in Spanish with Spanish subtitles. [more inside]
posted by threeants on Jan 18, 2012 - 7 answers

What DVD is this clip from, and where do I buy it?

How do I find out what DVD this clip is from, and where to buy it? (NSFW) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 14, 2011 - 4 answers

Crusoe film adaptations and *that* footprint

Robinson Crusoe film adaptations. Which are the best ones? Also, *that* footprint... [more inside]
posted by 0bvious on Sep 29, 2011 - 6 answers

What's the easiest way to cut clips out of movies?

What is the easiest way to cut clips out of movies on OS X? I use VLC and I'd love to be able to cut out little 10 second pieces by putting in the timestamp of the beginning and end of my desired clip, is this possible? [more inside]
posted by ejfox on Jun 1, 2011 - 7 answers

I need cover(s)!

I need sound clips from film, television or other media that incorporate the word 'cover' or 'covers' in some way. Suggestions? [more inside]
posted by Gin and Comics on Apr 19, 2011 - 14 answers

Bring out your wailing, moaning losers

I'm looking for short, humorous movie/TV clips of people who've lost it all. Wailing, moaning, gnashing of teeth preferred. [more inside]
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Nov 1, 2010 - 28 answers

Best quality in ripped clips?

How do I get the highest possible quality when ripping clips from DVD's? I've been using AoA DVD Ripper software to make .avi files, and while some of them look just fine you can sometimes see a huge difference in quality. Should I be using different software or settings? [more inside]
posted by hermitosis on Sep 17, 2010 - 13 answers

Why Won't These Damn Things Stay On?

What am I doing wrong with my garters and stockings? [more inside]
posted by amicamentis on Sep 16, 2010 - 22 answers

Looking for freeware that will tell me the overall time duration of a collection of movie clips.

I have a folder of 500+ movie clips and would like to know the total time duration when they are combined. Is there a freeware utility that can help me? I'm using Windows XP. Thanks-
posted by cwarmy on Mar 19, 2010 - 2 answers

How can I publish links to press coverage in a blog?

How do I (semi) automatically publish links to many different articles, sorted by date, to a blog? [more inside]
posted by timwindsor on Feb 17, 2009 - 2 answers

Where are the online sources for (relatively) high quality video of George W. Bush acting ridiculous on camera?

Where are the online sources for (relatively) high quality video of George W. Bush acting ridiculous on camera? [more inside]
posted by jeremias on Jan 1, 2009 - 0 answers

Don't ask what I'm smuggling.

Does anyone know where I can get a strong plastic clip or carabiner to use on a leather lanyard? [more inside]
posted by robotot on Dec 11, 2008 - 6 answers

Alternative to crooksandliars

I have trouble keeping up with the big political news on television. So I use the clips on crooksandliars.com as a way of staying on top of what the current political stories are and how they are being discussed. What I don't like is the editorializing. It's not that I disagree with all their takes, I just find that the way they push their agenda distracts from what I am trying to get from the site. Is there another blog that can keep me up to date with the current television news cycle that is a bit more unbiased? Specifically one that includes video clips of the pundit discussions?
posted by aburd on Apr 27, 2008 - 13 answers

How do I put a presentation in my pocket?

If I am looking to play videos off a USB key at presentations, what software should I load onto it for maximum compatibility? [more inside]
posted by perpetualstroll on Jan 15, 2008 - 6 answers

The end is here

It's over! Finished! All done!! And I need the audio clips to prove it..... [more inside]
posted by Lokheed on Aug 10, 2007 - 24 answers

How to rip clips of a DVD to a YouTube friendly format?

How do I rip just parts of a DVD to a format suitable for YouTube, and not the entire DVD? [more inside]
posted by randomthoughts on Jun 29, 2007 - 9 answers

Where to find cheap bulldog clips in Montreal?

What's the cheapest way for me to buy 20-40 bulldog clips, probably in various sizes? I'm in Montreal. [more inside]
posted by Marquis on Jun 28, 2007 - 2 answers

help me tame my feral hair!

I need hairbands, and hopefully barrettes to help tame the wild animal attacking my head. [more inside]
posted by lonefrontranger on Apr 21, 2007 - 34 answers

Close Encounters of the YouTube kind.

Tin-foil Sunday: What's the deal with this infamous web-video of a strange creature in a Spanish/South-American forest? [more inside]
posted by Harry on Mar 10, 2007 - 9 answers

It's like finding a sword in a haystack

Dear kind folks Ask Metafilter: I am Desperately seeking public domain/creative commons footage of knights fighting. [more inside]
posted by CXImran on Jan 14, 2007 - 4 answers

Film Clips of poor customer service or angry customers

Examples of poor customer service/angry customers in movies. [more inside]
posted by cosmicbandito on Nov 9, 2006 - 49 answers

what movies have good reenactment scenes concerning the american revolution?

What movies or documentaries have good scenes that could help me demonstrate important topics surrounding the American Revolution? I teach 8th grade. [more inside]
posted by allthewhile on Sep 29, 2006 - 16 answers

Best soundclips from sci-fi films?

Remember my request for sci-fi music? Six months later, I'm finally ready to make my CD mix. Almost. Last night I figured out how to record mp3 audio from DVD on my Mac, and now I want to rip key dialogue snippets from classic sci-fi films. I went for Khan spitting at Kirk from his grave, but there's too much incidental music. I think maybe I can get Ripley signing off. What other short, iconic soundclips from sci-fi films should I look for? The intro to the old Battlestar Galactica? Something from Logan's Run? Blade Runner bits? Eerie, ethereal, otherworldly, outer-space stuff is best. (Bonus points if you can direct me to a source that's already done the work for me; right now I'm looking at a several-week Netflix slog.)
posted by jdroth on Sep 19, 2006 - 67 answers

Clips prep and storage for freelancer

Freelancers, how do you store the original copies of your clips? [more inside]
posted by desuetude on Aug 24, 2006 - 7 answers

What's a good "Swiss Army Knife" information tool?

I need a "Swiss Army Knife" information tool. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by zooropa on Aug 9, 2006 - 12 answers

Firefox Video Clips

I can't seem to play video clips (e.g., CNN, Youtube, IFilm, etc.) in Firefox, but they play in Explorer. Why?
posted by madstop1 on Feb 12, 2006 - 10 answers

Cool Internet video clips

What are some of your all-time favorite Internet media clips? Examples: Star Wars Gangsta Rap, the rendered Neil Peart YYZ clip, etc. Looking for eye candy to burn onto DVD for snowy-day living room entertainment.
posted by rolypolyman on Nov 6, 2005 - 25 answers

looking for "cabin fever" clip

I'm trying to find a brief video clip from the movie Cabin Fever. The clip is of a young, mullet-haired boy (named Dennis) shouting out "Pancakes! Pancakes!" while doing some martial arts moves. I've found the clip on the web before (over a year ago), but haven't been able to locate it recently. I've tried Google searches with no luck. Any help would be much appreciated.
posted by pinky on Aug 30, 2005 - 10 answers

Seeking pro-legalization clips

MaryJaneFilter: I'm looking for audio clips (mp3, wav, whatever) relating specifically to the drug prohibition / war on drugs debate in the US. [more inside]
posted by LordSludge on Jun 2, 2005 - 6 answers

Recommended political video clips from the past 4 years?

Recommended political video clips from the past 4 years? [MI] [more inside]
posted by casarkos on Oct 25, 2004 - 1 answer

Find this Blog!

VERY easy question for this gang. What's the weblog that collects unusual (i.e., Shatnerian) music clips and comments on each one. It's run by a woman whose father was somebody famous.
posted by luser on Oct 23, 2004 - 10 answers

Where can I find clips of very early films?

A friend is preparing a film course. Does anybody know where I can find clips of the very first films, like "The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station" by Louis Lumière for example, or even some of the pre-lumiere "films", such as those shown at penny arcades?
posted by signal on Jan 23, 2004 - 14 answers

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