Liked on YouTube: The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe, read by Neil Gaiman

The Worldbuilders charity passed its stretch goal of a million dollars, so I lit a whole bunch of candles, put on a coat once worn by a dead brother in the Stardust movie, and I read Edgar Allan Poe’s poem THE RAVEN by candlelight. You can donate to Worldbuilders at And you should.

(Thanks to Deanna Leblanc who filmed it, Augusta Ogden who helped light candles, and Phillip Marshall who held the baby.)

via The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe, read by Neil Gaiman

Liked on YouTube: Let’s Dance (Demo)

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Let’s Dance (Demo) · David Bowie

Let’s Dance

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Arranger, Producer, Vocals: David Bowie
Arranger, Mixer, Producer: Nile Rodgers
Masterer: Ray Staff
Mixer: Russell Graham
Recorded by: David Richards
Composer: David Bowie

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Liked on YouTube: Zombie – Cranberries MTV Unplugged

Zombie Live Taratata:
The Cranberries – 1995-02-13 – MTV Unplugged, New York City, NY
Dreaming My Dreams:
Ode to My Family:
Free to Decide:
I’m Still Remembering:
Yesterday’s Gone:
No Need to Argue:

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Liked on YouTube: Log Cabin TIMELAPSE Built By ONE MAN In The Forest (Real Life Minecraft)

Timelapse video of a complete log cabin build by one man alone in the wilderness of Canada, from 1st tree I cut to last floor board I laid. If you want to build a rustic log cabin or tiny off grid home alone in the wilderness and you haven’t seen the rest of my videos, this is a good primer. It’s super fast motion though, so if you are interested in building a primitive log cabin like this, take a look at the “Log Cabin The Bear Den” playlist on the channel.
At the beginning of the video, I show a winter drone photo of the cabin in the snow in December. Then I flashback to the first balsam fir tree I cut down with a saw and axe near the cabin. I drag the trees into place and clear the cabin site. All summer, I cut the notches in the logs as I built the cabin up, offsite. Once I was finished notching the logs with a log scribe, saw, axe, adze and wood carving gouge, I loaded up the entire cabin of logs and moved them to my land near Algonquin Park, Ontario Canada.
Once on site, I spent a month reassembling the cabin on a foundation of sand and gravel. Once the log walls were up, I again used hand tools to shape every log, board and timber to erect the gable ends, the wood roof, the porch, the outhouse and a seemingly endless number of woodworking projects.
For the roof, I used an ancient primitive technology to waterproof and preserve the wood – shou sugi ban, a fire hardening wood preservation technique unique to Japan and other areas in northern climates.
Because the cabin is offgrid, I have used handtools for most of the build and without power, I have no options on site regardless. The tiny house will continue to be operated with power, not even renewable energy for now, so I’m heating the cabin with a woodstove fire place, which I also cook on.
The cabin is made of cedar fence posts, twelve feet long and the cabin measures 10 feet x 20 feet inside with a one hundred square foot sleeping loft on the second floor.
The floor is made of two inch thick pine planks, torched to help repel water and to give them a rustic barn board appearance.

Tune off sound if you don’t want to hear the music, – there is no talking in this silent video. If you are a subscriber or long time viewer, there is some new footage at the end of the video, but otherwise you have seen most of this. As always, I’ll release a new video on Friday showing the progress I made this week on the door and the ice box for food storage.

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Liked on YouTube: Data & Picard | Pogo

A remix of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Details below!
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Temba, his arms wide! In Tamarian this signifies the giving of a gift, first heard in the excellent episode Darmok. Data & Picard is my tribute to one of the greatest TV series of all time. It is an original track featuring the voices of Captain Picard (Patrick Stewart) and Commander Data (Brent Spiner), accompanied by a music video I shot entirely in my living room with a green screen and lights.

The track opens with the Klingon Victory Song, followed by a remix of Data singing Che Gelida Manina in the episode ‘In Theory’. This episode was the first ever to be directed by Patrick Stewart and I didn’t realize this until after the track was finished.

I sourced the Ben Nye makeup that was used to turn Spiner into Data, and a replica of the iconic Star Fleet uniform. Unfortunately I couldn’t get the contact lenses in and I could only get the uniform in red, so I spent a huge amount of time changing the colour of my eyes and uniform in post.

The video was shot in Slog 4k ProRes HQ using a Sony A7SII and an Atomos Ninja Flame. Lights included 3x Arri 800w Tungstens, 2x Socanland LED banks to light the screen, and one 2000w Blonde to simulate sunlight. BIG thanks to the guys at HD Rentals in Perth for helping me out.

Thanks to everybody for their amazing support!

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Liked on YouTube: BOY – Little Numbers (Official Video)

The debut single “Little Numbers” from BOY’s debut album “Mutual Friends”, available here:
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Video directed by Meeto Grevsen,

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Liked on YouTube: BOY “Little Numbers” Live at Union Hall, Brooklyn March 02, 2013

Swiss/German girl duo BOY, performing “Little Numbers” at their first-ever Brooklyn show. In this emotional performance, Swiss singer Valeska Steiner is surprised to hear the whole audience sing along, being that it’s their American debut.

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