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The Dancing Dead, More Thrilling than Thriller…

Dancing zombies are an underappreciated sub culture of the zombie genre. They obviously still have the ability to react to noise so why wouldn’t they be able to dance? Michael Jackson thought the idea made enough sense that he made it the defining characteristic of his Thriller music video, a music video that was the first to popularize idea, making it one of the most memorable music videos of all times. In the modern era one small independent video produce, Danial Cloud Compos, thought the idea deserved revisiting and proved that it still works, even with today’s electronica music as the back-beat.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is ‘The Dancing Dead’, a funny music video that demonstrates that a zombie with a sense of rhythm is not only funny but it makes for a damn fine music video. Now if only the Walking Dead TV series could take a leaf out of this book they could re-invigorate the show. Sit back relax and prepare to shake that recently deceased money maker.

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Paula Jo Taylor is the Viral Granny Guitarist…

The unexpected and exceptional always captures the internet’s attention and often leads to a video going viral. It seems that as much as the world loves a stereotype it also loves when stereotypes are smashed to pieces. Recently this was true for Paula Jo Taylor who was captured playing guitar at NAMM 2017 (National Association of Music Merchants) and the video went viral. Titled the ‘Viral Granny Guitarist’ the world instantly took a shining to this fast playing granny who smash stereotypes as quickly as she plays guitar.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the video that reminded us all that music is a universal form of expression and that talent is talent no matter the age, sex, hair colour or whatever generalized stereotype you wish to apply to the world. Sit back relax and prepare to enjoy the toe tapping, string slapping guitar maestro that is Paula Jo Taylor.

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Policeman Attacked by Dangerous Squirrel during Cookie Party…

Police face many dangers in the line of duty, but nothing is more dangerous than an out of control Squirrel. Pepped up on cookies and loud music this one crazed squirrel took offence at the interruption to his cookie party and went on the offensive. Captured by a Brookport (New York) police officers body cam the footage shows just how out of control a squirrel cookie party can be. With the music blaring and cookies being consumed this is one hard core party squirrel.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the hilarious footage from a world many of us will never get to see, the world of the highly addictive squirrel cookie party. Be warned never interrupt the squirrel crew when they are mid party, the results can be terrifying. Site back relax and prepare for the Squirrel attack to begin.

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Sacred Riana: The Ring Comes to Life to Scare Us All…

Magicians have a long history of entertaining the world with the impossible, Sacred Riana uses a rather unique approach, she not only entertains with the impossible but she also introduces scaring the pants off people as a form of entertainment.

Indonesia born Sacred Riana recently won the Asia’s Got Talent competition by literally giving the judges a serious case of the creeps. During her performances for AGT she takes the Ring persona right to the limit and it works, she did win after all. The resemblance is immediately noticeable but the twitching and lack of verbal communication lock in the persona.

Presented for your viewing pleasure are the latest and greatest Sacred Riana scary moments, from her AGT winning performances to her The Next Mentalist video. Also included in this collection of videos is the interview with the girl behind the magic Marie Antoinette Riana Graharani. Sit back relax and prepare to be creeped out and amazed at the same time.

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Atlas Does Robotic Back-flips…

Boston Dynamics have been beavering away feverishly in their labs to produce their very own Terminator replicant, and they have definitely made progress over the last year. Atlas is the designated title for this mechanised humanoid and in the last month they have taught this autonotom to do back-flips. Soon their terminator will be taking over the world with its impressive gymnastic skills.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is Atlas leaping, jumping and performing a back flip. Here at Highpants we just love his little ‘arms in the air’ celebratory gesture. Sit back relax and prepare to be amazed, and a little creeped out, by the future of robotics.

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A Star Wars the Last Jedi Trailer Parody: Too Funny to Ignore.

With the release of the latest installment of the Star Wars saga fast approaching the crew at ArtSpear Entertainment have created an animated parody of the trailer to celebrate. The parody animation twists the Star Wars universe just slightly enough to generate chuckle moments in abundance.

Presented for your viewing please is the parody and original trailer of the mos t highly anticipated Star Wars movie in many years. Having convinced the world that the Star Wars franchise is back to its best ‘The Last Jedi’ now must follow through with a great story, interesting characters and amazing effects while staying try to the universe created over the last 40 years. Sit back relax and be prepared to laugh hard. As the blurb says ‘He who Jedis last, Jedis the longest.’

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OK Go, Set Printers to Stunning…

Known for their hypnotically stunning music videos OK Go have done it again with their latest tune Obsession. With the ability to control time itself and keep 576 printers humming along in perfect harmony the quartet of tech savvy musicians have the internet entranced. Filmed in one continuous shot Obsession synchronizes the two walls of printers into an interactive and potentially seizure inducing display.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the music video that has the world wondering how the hell OK Go got 576 printers humming along without a single paper jam. Seriously can we have the name of the company that installed this printing rig, we need a new printer support company here at Highpants. Sit back relax and hit the go button to start the beats up.

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Celebrities Reading Mean Tweets, about Jimmy Kimmel…

The contentious tradition of ‘Reading Mean Tweets’ aloud took an interesting twist this month with celebrities joining forces to celebrate Jimmy Kimmel’s birthday, by reading the worst tweets thrown in Jimmy’s direction. With the troll infested internet generating more mean tweets than real news there is no short supply of loath-full commentary, so the late-night team sorted, filtered and selected the highest quality low down insults to read, and the results were pretty hilarious.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the latest collection of prickly pear commentary to be directed at Jimmy Kimmel, as read by some of our favourite celebrities. Thrown in for good measure is the always hilarious Larry David bloopers, barely able to contain his laughter Larry managed to produce more blooper than mean tweets but as always, its gold. Sit back relax and prepare to be amused by others pain.

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Bloodhound SSC: The Supersonic Rocket Car…

The road travelled to obtain the title ‘world’s fastest car’ is often paved with death and disaster but if the journey is completed successfully it is also a destination heralded with fame and glory. Traversing this road carefully is the key to achieving glory without disaster and the team behind Bloodhound SSC know this only too well.

Having taken the world record with their twin jet powered Thrust SSC, and having competed against other famous teams to capture the record they have seen their fair share of disaster along the way. So they tread carefully, testing and refining as they progressively increase speed towards their stated 1,000mph goal, a 33% increase in speed from the current world record and the largest single jump ever recorded. Can they reach their mark? Will the technology hold up? Can the pilot see over the steering wheel?

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Max Headroom Gets Older and Funnier…

Seminal 80’s TV series Max Headroom was a ground breaking science fiction show that is steadfastly embedded in many people’s memories, those old enough to remember it in any case. The series featured Matt Frewer portraying Edison Carter, a reporter struggling to fight against the mega corporations of a not too distant dystopian future. Some may even say that it wasn’t that far off the mark as it turns out. After putting up the good fight against his corporate masters Frewer’s character is left near death thanks to a car accident, at this point men in white lab coats decide to let him live on as an AI, Max Headroom. A name attributed to his final memory as a man, a Maximum Headroom 2.6 meters sign.

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