Category Archives: Media

Strangest. Video. Ever.

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Here’s a break from charts as we wait for the Fed announcement at 2 p.m. EST…………..I’m a big Harry Nilsson fan, but the video below was one of his most bizarre ideas: to find a bunch of senior citizens and have them sing a song about how they’d rather be dead than wet their beds. It’s actually kind of sociopathic to have them do this, if you ask me, but it’s an interesting little time capsule………(and kind of a catchy tune):

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Robbins’ Egg

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About a week ago, I mentioned in the comments section that a new documentary appeared on Netflix called I Am Not Your Guru, which is about Tony Robbins. Now, I’m familiar with who Tony Robbins is, because it’s pretty hard not to be if you live in the U.S. At first, I thought it would be some kind of tell-all take-down of the man, but it turns out it’s pretty much a two hour commercial for the guy (he did, after all, have total approval over its content).

I found it terribly interesting to watch, however. I tend to view the whole New Age-y, Self-Help-y, Personal Empowerment industry to be pretty vile. It strikes me as shallow, shamelessly opportunistic, and it tries to cloth itself in some kind of spirituality when, in fact, it’s 99% about making a buck. This clown on YouTube captures it nicely (and this isn’t a parody; he’s for real):


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