Andy Griffith vs. Patriot Act

Salient comments from Sheriff Andy Taylor regarding one of the bulwarks of a free society: lawyer-client confidentiality, now under attack via provisions of the Patriot Act.

Statler Brothers - Flowers On The Wall

The Statler Brothers performed this song at a Johnny Cash show in Denmark 1971, which also contained guest performances by Carl Perkins and the Carter Family.

Iraq: The Cradle of Civilization

Circa 1991, RT 51:48.

After thousands of years as a hunter/gatherer, man built the first cities 5,000 years ago on the banks of the Euphrates in Southern Iraq. Civilization began. City life transformed the human race with the glorious cultures of Mesopotamia such as Ur, and Babylon.

Brian Springer - Spin

Using the 1992 presidential election as his springboard, documentary filmmaker Brian Springer captures the behind-the-scenes maneuverings of politicians and newscasters in the early 1990s. Pat Robertson banters about "homos," Al Gore learns how to avoid abortion questions, George Bush talks to Larry King about halcyon -- all presuming they're off camera. Composed of 100% unauthorized satellite footage, Spin is a surreal expose of media-constructed reality.

Monty Python: And Now For Something Completely Different

Monty Python's 1971 cinematic release. RT 88:32.

A collection of re-filmed sketches from the first and second series of the cult TV comedy show "Monty Python's Flying Circus". Includes such classics as "Nudge, Nudge", "Hell's Grannies", "Killer Cars", "Dead Parrot", "Lumberjack Song", "Blackmail" and "Upper Class Twit of the Year".

Phenomenon: The War Against Cold Fusion

On March 23rd 1989, two respected chemists makes an announcement that rocks the world of science. Heavy water, readily available in the oceans, is used in tabletop experiments that yield enormous amounts of heat energy.

Appropriately named cold fusion, this purported breakthrough challenges many basic scientific concepts. In response, the gatekeepers of official science, heavily reliant upon government funding for their hot fusion research, level an unprecedented smear campaign against the entire field of cold fusion science.

Was their discovery of "fire from water" too good to be true? Or was it the discovery of the millennium?

The original title of this documentary is: "Heavy Watergate: The War Against Cold Fusion". RT 46:16.


Persepolis is a 2007 animated film based on Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical graphic novel of the same name. The story follows a young girl as she comes of age against the backdrop of the Iranian Revolution. Run time: 91 Minutes, English Subtitles.

Foghorn Leghorn: Little Boy Boo

Foghorn Leghorn, shivering at the thought of another cold winter in his dilapidated roost, decides to court the well-to-do Miss Prissy, but Prissy won't marry him unless he can prove he'll be a good father to her son, a bespectacled egghead genius who, by scientific means, bests Foghorn in every game they play.

Circa 1954, RT 6:42.

South Park: The Boss is Here

The Jonas Brothers don't want to wear their purity rings, but Mr. Mouse explains how it's gonna be.

From South Park.

Steampunk Corkscrew

Steampunk corkscrew Rube Goldberg device.

The Corkscrew by Rob Higgs.

The Corkscrew is an ingenious mechanical sculpture comprising almost 300 found objects which have been cast in bronze and assembled to create a priceless object trouves. The Corkscrew is not only an amazing sculpture, which dramatically emerges from its fabulous cabinet, but is quite simply a work of pure, mechanical genius which removes the cork from a bottle of wine and then pours the wine under its own power.

The corkscrew is available for sale as a limited edition of just 100 worldwide. For further details:

50 Comedies

50 Comedies asks you to identify the titles of fifty movies (of the comedic variety) based on visual puns. Just scroll around the collage full of oddities and mutants, and click on a clue when you think you might know what film it represents. Good for movie buffs, trivia toughs, and fans of fun, light-hearted stuffs.

Ali G vs. Kent Hovind

Da Ali G Show does science. Ali G (Sasha Baron-Cohen) and creationist Kent Hovind discuss evolution.