April 9, 2012

HIGHBROW/LOWBROW: Best of the Internet This Week

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Highbrow

Have you ever wondered what NYC would look like if video games literally took over the city? With paid homage to some older video games, this is a pretty good depiction of it.

Lowbrow

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/06/jon-stewart-bill-oreilly-shrimp-video_n_1407977.html?ref=media&ir=Media

Last week, John Stewart attempted one of the greatest feats known to man: he tried to get Bill O’ Reilly to buy shrimp for $4 a piece. Why, you might ask? Recently General Services Administration was found to have spent $800,000 on a rather luxurious conference in Las Vegas using taxpayers’ money. Of all the incredible costs, Bill O’ Reilly is the most upset over the fact that the conference was serving shrimp at $4 a pop. Laughter and hilarity ensue.

Unibrow

1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHG-JO8gIGk

This is probably one of my favorite nonsensical videos ever. Whether you liked Pokémon growing up or not, anyone who grew up during the Pokémon years can probably appreciate this…

2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ZXCSvq1htfg

If you love cats, this video is for you. If you love telenovelas, this is also for you. If you’ve ever dreamed of what a cat-themed telénovela would look like, then you’re in for a real treat.

3) http://iwastesomuchtime.com/on/?i=28009

I could stare at this for hours. It looks like a creature from Where the Wild Things Are…..

Cassandra Gallagher is a senior in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning. She can be reached at cmg243@cornell.edu. Highbrow/Lowbrow appears on Tuesdays.

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Original Author: Cassandra Gallagher