Posts filed under “Weekend”

Fender Chases Star Power to Sell Guitars

Fender is the world’s largest manufacturer of guitars. But the recession, inexpensive manufacturers and the shift toward synthesizers and drum machines have threatened Fender’s profit margins.

See also In Search of Star Power, Fender Enlists Members of U2

Category: Music, Weekend

Five Extremely Awesome GoPro Videos

GoPro, the rugged action camera company, has filed for a $100 million initial public offering to be listed on Nasdaq. Professional athletes, extreme sports and other user-generated content helped sell 2.3 million cameras in 2012, according to the CEO. Bloomberg’s “Ranx” looked at the popular and most extreme of these videos Bloomberg May 20 2014

Category: Weekend

Louis C.K. on Charlie Rose

Louis C.K. on the upcoming season of his FX series ‘Louie.’

Category: Television, Weekend

Before the Beach Boys, There Was Jan & Dean

Spotify playlist Hit play to listen as you read   Brian Wilson gets all the respect and Jan Berry’s been forgotten and I’m gonna try to rectify that right now. “THE LITTLE OLD LADY (FROM PASADENA)” Because it’s the one you know. When I first heard this in the summer of ’64 I had no…Read More

Category: Friday Night Jazz, Music, Weekend

Driven | Bentley GT Speed

Source: NY Times

Category: Weekend

iPhone MetroGnome Remix

  Source: Daily Dot   Free Download: http://www.itsmetrognome.com/music/  

Category: Music, Technology, Weekend

Most Lethal Actors of All Time, by # of On-Screen Kills

click for larger chart Source: Know More   Da vinner is Ah-nold by a mile . . .  

Category: Data Analysis, Film, Weekend

BMW M5, 30th Anniversary Edition

              Source: M5 Post

Category: Weekend

Why the Japanese still love music CDs

Compact discs account for 80% of all music sales in Japan, which experts attribute to bonus material and an aging population that grew up with packaged music.

Category: Music, Technology, Weekend

A Brief Timeline of EVERYTHING

A short video that puts things into perspective. Please note that the phenomena depicted here are extremely condensed. That should come as no surprise, of course, as 13.8 billion years of the universe’s history into just under four minutes.     Reuploaded with permission of King Crocoduck. Check out his channel for more excellent videos!…Read More

Category: Science, Weekend