EPIC FU (HD)

EPIC FU (HD)

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Do You Want to Play a Game?  


What will gaming on-the-go look like in the coming years? Will our daily routines be made into games, will the places we visit become virtual worlds we can play in, will we each have our own personal holodecks? Let us know what you think and see if you can find the game within this video!

Show Links: JoyStick-It / Thinkgeek, The Fun Theory, The Wanted, Star Wars Arcade Falcon Gunner, Freddie Wong, RoosterTeeth

Credits Music Video: Music Video: Exile - Population Control

Discussion: Facebook Fan Page

Sponsor: MyLifeScoop.com - Tips for a Connected Lifestyle

Double Rainbow Holiday Rock Out!  


Rock out the holidays in the way only the Internet can - with crazy videos. From the year's most viral video, to new mashups for the holiday season, go on and get your freaky yuletide freak on! May the FU be with you! xo

Show Links: Bed Intruder, Trololo, A Christmas Trololo, Bed Intruder Cover: Vektor Music, The Original NC A&T Bed Intruder Song, Bed Intruder Song by Schmoyoho, New Year Russia, Bed Intruder Christmas Carol, Rudolph the Regular Reindeer, Rudolph (You Don't Have to Put on the Red Light), It's a Jolly Holi-Dog Celebration, Home Alone Twitter Re-enactment, Star Wars Christmas, Santa the Face Sucking Vampire, Keyboard Cat Christmas, North Point's iBand

Credits Music Video: Christmas Kitty Song

Discussion: Epic Fu Forums

Sponsor: MyLifeScoop.com - Tips for a Connected Lifestyle

Gaming for Non Gamers!  


We hunt down some casual web games for the non gamer. So if you've been banned from playing video games, or know yourself a little too well to enter that land of no return, this one's is for you!

Show Links: Wallace and Gromit Games, ImmorTall, Elude, Home Sheep Home, Closure

Credits Music Video: Everything Everything - Photoshop Handsome

Discussion: Epic Fu Forums

Sponsor: MyLifeScoop.com - Tips for a Connected Lifestyle

Top Ten Sites to Get You Off Your Butt  


Sometimes we all need a little motivation to get going. In this episode, we run down the top ten sites that get us off our rear and get us inspired to do something amazing.

Show Links: Go Animate, Pogo, Stereomood, Live Mocha, Save the Words, Air BnB, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Museum of Online Museums, TED

Credits Music Video: Pogo - Wishery (Disney Remix)

Discussion: Epic Fu Forums

Sponsor: MyLifeScoop.com - Tips for a Connected Lifestyle

Splattered Across the Internet Music Highway  


What makes music pop on the web? Right now there are several contenders for the champion title in Internet music land. It may be the warped sound of autotune, or Nerdcore's geeky rhymes, maybe 8-bit instrumentals is King, or perhaps it's an unexpected and peculiar throwback to the early 80's. You decide!

Show Links: T-Pain iPhone App, DIY GarageBand Autotune, Moon8, Kind of Bloop, 8Bit Peoples, MC Frontalot, Channel101, Yacht Rock

Credits Music Video: Cloud Nothings - Hey Cool Kid

Discussion: Epic Fu Forums

Sponsor: MyLifeScoop.com - Tips for a Connected Lifestyle

Web Games Craziness!  



Get ready for some quick and fun web games that will help you pass the time... or at least waste it. Test your hand/eye coordination, level up, travel through time, or make your own game!

Show Links: The eyeballing game, Typeracer, Google Image Labeler, Games for the Brain, Continuity, Sand Game, YouTube Time Machine, Flixel

Credits Music Video: Spoiler Alert by MC Frontalot

Kanye vs. Twitty Cent  



The rivalry between Kanye West and 50Cent now extends to Twitter. Who wins? We also highlight music services that help you find tunes on the web. Some you know, some you don't. And then there's iTunes Ping. Is it a pass or is it a fail?

Show Links: 50Cent Twitter, Kanye West Twitter, Kanye West Blog, Jay Smooth, Arcade Fire - The Wilderness Downtown, Jodi.org, blip.fm, Twt.fm, iTunes Ping, Shufflr

Credits Music Video: Little Red - By Cathy Davey Directed by Lorcan Finnegan

Star Wars Uncut + Footloose Remake = Creative Awesomeness  


We travel the web and highlight some of the most creative projects and people on the Internet. From web apps that let you create your own fonts, to interactive music videos, to remakes of classic films, strengthen your creative muscle and get inspired!

FU of the Week: Star Wars Uncut, The Footloose Remake

Discussion: What are some cool, creative projects you've seen on the web? Let us know!

Show Links: Muro on DeviantArt, iFont Maker, Google Fonts, Broken Bells - October, Aviary Music Creator, Aviary Online Editor, Xtranormal, Patrick Boivin's Stop Motion on YouTube, Kyle Roberts Stop Motion Behind-the-Scenes, yooouuutuuube.com

Credits Music Video: Cee Lo Green - FU (Violin Remix Acapella - By Eric Stanley - Official site

Thanks to our sponsor: MyLifeScoop.com - Tips for a Connected Lifestyle

Summer Mixtape Madness, Treasure Hunting  


Explore your city, make something with your hands, map your experiences, or sit back and listening to some new tunes! Check out some tech and websites that will help you make the most of your summer before it's over. How are you spending the end of your summer? Let us know in the comments or tweet us at @epicfu!

FU of the Week: Eric Fischer's The Geotaggers' World Atlas, The Internet Mapping Project

Discussion: Share your favorite summer mixtape!

Music Video Spotlight: Wanderland by Hermanos Inglesos feat. MeMe - Directed by Krystof Luyckx & Michele Vanparys - Official site

Show Links: GroupOn, Living Social, FreshGuide, Geocaching, Clip, MAKE Projects, Instructables, Summer Mix Series

Credits Video: Round Midnight In a Perfect World - Mashup by Paul Dateh - Official site

Thanks to our sponsor: MyLifeScoop.com - Tips for a Connected Lifestyle

Is Your Private Info Way Too Public?  


We show you five simple steps to keeping your online privacy in check. From passwords to location tracking to cookies, we'll give you the skinny on the simple things you may be overlooking in order to keep your privacy on the web.

Discussion: What happens when social space moves beyond physical boundaries? Do we end up overcompensating and oversharing? Let us know what you think.

Music Video Spotlight: YT Cracker - The Link

Credits Video: MC Lars - Download This Song

Sponsor: MyLifScoop.com - Tips for a Connected Lifestyle

5 Ways to Make an Awesome Community  


We give you five simple steps to finding and building your own online community. From finding your passion to engaging with an audience, we give you a 101 primer on how its done and point you to the web communities that can get you started.

(Community) Fu of the Week: Deviant Art, Behance, HumbleVoice, Flickr, Vimeo, Shooting People, GoodReads, Shelfari, Etsy, Instructables, Threadless, Polyvore, LookBook, LinkedIn, Biznik, Global Voices, Associated Content

Music Video Spotlight: One Night Only - Say You Don't Want It

Show Links: Copenhagen Cycle Chic, Green LA Girl,Cooking Up a Story,Josh Shipp,Chris Pirillo,Jay Parkinson MD,Kevin Nuut,The Only Magic Left is Art, Rana June Sobhany - Destroy the Silence

Sponsor: MyLifScoop.com - Tips for a Connected Lifestyle

7 Steps To Building Your Online Identity  


It's 7 simple steps to building your online identity, from the planning stages to your public internet presence. We show you how to construct an ID that will last in the constantly changing social web and examples of who's doing it right!

Fu of the Week: Ze Frank, iJustine (Justine Ezarik), Chris Brogan

Music Video Spotlight: Columbus - Love Machine

Discussion: 7 Steps to building your online ID. What's yours?

Show Links: GoDaddy, Register.com,Wordpress,MovableType,Amber Mac, Baratunde,Sarah Lane,David Choi,Mike Ambs

Sponsor: MyLifeScoop.com - Tips for a Connected Lifestyle

Punk Rock Legend Patti Smith  


We're finally set up in our spanking new studio in downtown LA! We recently had an awesome conversation with rock music legend Patti Smith to talk about the documentary shot about her life over 11 years. Plus, we have a free Patti Smith book giveaway!

Patti Smith: Dream of Life - Official site, PBS POV site about the film, Our full PBS interview with Patti Smith, Dream of Life trailer in HD, Our PBS interview with director Steven Sebring

Music Video Spotlight: Because the Night (cover) - by Slanelle from France

Giveaway: Twitter @epicfu with your testimonial or a link to a video or a blog post about what Patti Smith's music means to you

Submit music videos: Know a great music video we should be watching? Let us know!!!!

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3D In 3 Minutes  



In case you've been under a rock, it's a 3D world. In this edition of Epic Fu Film, we talk about people who prefer 3D movies to reality, look at YouTube's foray into 3D, and see an amazing 3D video projection project!

Film Fu of the Week: UrbanScreen's 555 Kubik Facade Projection

Short Film Spotlight: Re-entry by Tim Maupin - a 3D short thesis film

Discussion: 3D: Better Than the Real Thing?

Show Links: Avatar, Clash of the Titans, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Gremlins 3, Ghostbusters 3, House of Wax 3D clip, Dial M for Murder clip, The Three Stooges in Spooks, Althouse on Post-Avatar depression, The Week on Post-Avatar depression, CNN on Post-Avatar depression, YouTube's 3D video, IndyMogul's 3D How-To, HouseholdHacker's 3D How-To

Submit a Short Film: Know a short film we should be watching? Let us know!!!!

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Can Music Save the World?  


It's the first Epic Fu Music, and just in time! We take a look at the efforts musicians are making to help Haiti, a project pairing street musicians with pop songs, and hear about the songs and albums that changed your life.

Music Fu of the Week: The Sixty One - their new visual music discovery site is amazing

Music Video Spotlight: Jam Session 2.0 - 8 people with 5 instruments from 4 continents speaking 3 languages for 1 song

Discussion: What song or album changed your life?

Show Links: Hope for Haiti Now, Wyclef's video for Haiti, Wilco's free concert music, Music for Relief, Playing for Change, Pemba Laka in a Barcelona living room

Featured Community: Alexander, Javier, KL7, Julien, LordMMX

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Conan's Balls of Steel!  


We're back with a new season! Today it's our first Epic Fu Film and we are urging Conan O'Brien to take his orange coiffure to the web! Plus we look at film fights, recreated memories, the shortest of shorts, and a one man film studio! It's Epic Fu Film!

Film Fu of the Week: Alex Roman and his film The Third & The Seventh

Short Film Spotlight: Zombie Zombie (France), Directed by Simon Gesrel and Xavier Ehretsmann

Show Links: I'm With CoCo Facebook group, LA Conan rally video, NYC Conan Rally video, Crazy CGI version of the late night battle out of Taiwan, Conan's statement refusing to move his show, Revision3's open letter to Conan, Film Fights, Elliot Malkin's family home video reconstructions, 5 second films, YouTuber brusspup's video illusions

Big thanks to HP for sponsoring the relaunch!: Check out the HP Envy!

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Epic Fu Returns Jan 21!  


It's been ages but we're coming back better than ever!!! We'll be posting behind-the-scenes videos leading up to the Jan 21 relaunch for Season 6. If you're in LA, come party with us on Jan 21st -- free drinks all night! Click the "links" tab for all the links! Big thanks to HP and Intel for sponsoring the relaunch!!!

Come to our relaunch party with the good folks from Tubefilter! Free drinks all night! http://epicfu.com/party. If you can't make it don't worry -- pour a drink and tune in to http://epicfu.com/live.

Big thanks to HP and Intel for sponsoring the relaunch. They will be giving away a free HP Envy and HP Dreamscreen at the party!

interrupt your regularly scheduled program  


It's time for Epic Fu to change! This is the first of several transmissions documenting our transition into an open source web culture show. New website and new tools under construction! More to come!

MIX, Epic Fu on Twitter

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hacking polls, building blogs, frozen heads  


This week we find out what it takes to create an awesome blog with Boing Boing's Xeni Jardin! We have our moonwalk contest winner, an awesome free mp3, heads in freezers, and an artist who painted his face every day for a year. Plus, an awesome music video directed by Eric Wareheim!

FU of the Week: Xeni Jardin - Boing Boing, Boing Boing video, Xeni's website

Music Video Spotlight: She's Got Me Dancing by Tommy Sparks, directed by Eric Wareheim - His website

Artist of the Week: James Kuhn and his amazing face paintings, Face art videos, His blog

Free MP3 of the Week: Roc Boys (Mike Love's Nigerian Gangster Remix) by Jay-Z feat. Fela Kuti, Mike Love's blog

Moonwalk Contest Winner!: Nate wins a pair or Puma Lifts!, 2nd place: Jordan, 3rd place: Mika, 4th place: Jodie, 5th place:

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