Time-Killers for the Week of 5/3-5/10

The videos eating my productivity:

(email subscribers, you probably have to go to the site proper to see these)

An awesome skit about brutal, chest-penetrating donut-grabbing, performed using the Japanese Kasou (costume) performance.

If you haven’t seen a skit like that before, definitely watch the one below; it’s probably the defining work of Kasou.

“We Didn’t Start the Flame War,” a must-view for anyone that’s ever dugg anything, commented on a blog, or visited 4chan. Basically sums up everyone and everything on the internet in under three minutes.

Little Japanese kid that might be the best beatboxer I’ve seen yet. Better than Rahzel? Dunno, but give him a couple years.

Footage from the new Panasonic Lumix G1H, a tiny camera that shoots really nice HD video. As I wrote about before, cheap, consumer-level cameras lower the barrier immensely for amateur and independent filmmakers.

Panasonic Lumix GH1. First footage from Philip Bloom on Vimeo.

My ex-girlfriend warned me that the French have horrible Japanese accents, but they can’t be this bad: