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Archive for January 26th, 2008

Daft Hands

Posted by Martin Poulter on 26 January 2008

One of the things about the YouTube age is that, if a song is much-loved, fans can make a video for it that becomes more memorable and iconic than the official video. Here, with more then 13 million YouTube hits, is a fan video for Daft Punk’s “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger”:

Compare and contrast with the official video for the song from the film Interstella 5555. Other tributes deserving a mention: Daft Bodies and an A Cappella cover of the song.

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Self-Reference in “Self-Reference in `Self-Reference in . . .’ ”

Posted by Martin Poulter on 26 January 2008

Humour of the most intellectual kind: an English essay that reviews itself, inspired by the work of Douglas Hofstadter and David Moser.

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