You Gotta See This: December 2012

Jaywalking in Style

Filed by Bil Browning | December 30, 2012 | 2:15 PM | comments

If you're going to make a movie of yourself dancing and jaywalking in New York City, what better group of pedestrians to run into than a few cheerleaders? This video takes off once he gets some groupies! (Hat tip...Read More

The 2012 Marriage Equality Roundup

Filed by Bil Browning | December 28, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Friend of Bilerico, Matt Baume, wraps up all the highlights of the battle for marriage equality in 2012....Read More

What You Can Miss While Reading a Newspaper

Filed by Bil Browning | December 27, 2012 | 11:45 AM | comments

A coalition of Belgian newspaper publishers called Newspaperwork has begun a campaign to attract advertisers back to print media. This video of an experiment they performed is rather fascinating....Read More

Single Hell at Christmas Time - A Uniquely Japanese Video

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | December 24, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

Ah, the Japanese gift for making the depressing strangely hysterical. What are your Christmas plans?...Read More

2012: The Web in Review

Filed by Bil Browning | December 23, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

What brought us together in 2012? (Hat tip to JMG)...Read More

Les Mis Featurette: Hugh Jackman

Filed by Bil Browning | December 22, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

I can't wait to see Les Misérables. A group of us will be going to see this on Christmas Day. Anyone else got plans to see it over the holidays?...Read More

Nothing Worse than an Ex-Smoker

Filed by Bil Browning | December 21, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Madonna had a hissy fit the other afternoon in Chile - threatening to walk off stage if one person in an open air venue didn't stop smoking. Back in the day, she was often posted for promotional photos with...Read More

Pedro Almodovar Is Very Excited (& So Am I)

Filed by Bil Browning | December 20, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

I can't wait to see Pedro Almodovar's new flick "I'm So Excited." The premise is that a flight to Mexico City has issues and the passengers and crew start revealing their biggest secrets and unfulfilled dreams....Read More

A Charlie Brown Christmas Reunion

Filed by Bil Browning | December 19, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

After living in New York for a few years, Charlie Brown goes back home to reconnect with old friends. Schroeder ended up just like I always imagined he would. Ho ho oh!...Read More

Santa Claus Is Coming... Out

Filed by Bil Browning | December 18, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Sean Chapin's new video has dropped and it's got a real holiday feel. Santa Claus is coming... out....Read More

Obama's School Shooting Speech

Filed by Bil Browning | December 17, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

President Obama traveled to Newtown, Connecticut last night to appear at a vigil for the victims of last week's school shooting that left 20 children dead. His speech is incredibly moving and one of the day's must-watch videos....Read More

This Is What It's Like at Rancho Bilerico

Filed by Bil Browning | December 16, 2012 | 12:45 PM | comments

While our dog goes nuts over a laser pointer, both cats simply ignore the little red dot. Only idiots would chase something like that; they save their energy for mice and crumpled up bits of paper. If it's a...Read More

The 2012 Santa Speedo Run

Filed by Bil Browning | December 15, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

Now how did I miss the videos and photos of the 2012 Santa Speedo Run in Boston?! Plenty of eye candy in this video, but -again- nary a chest hair in sight. Don't they know fur keeps you warm?...Read More

Why the World Won't End Next Week

Filed by Bil Browning | December 14, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

NASA is so positive that the world won't end on Dec 21, they've released a video called "Why the World Didn't End Yesterday" already. So take that Mayans.......Read More

Pentatonix: Carol of the Bells

Filed by Bil Browning | December 13, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Pentatonix, the a cappella group we've featured a couple of times on the site, stopped by the Verizon store in Union Station here in DC and performed some Christmas carols. Here's Carol of the Bells - one of my...Read More

From the Front Lines of the War on Christmas

Filed by Bil Browning | December 12, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

America's best Christian, Betty Bowers, is here to give us a report from the front line of the war on Christmas - the local mall....Read More

Glenn Beck Supports Same-Sex Marriage?

Filed by Bil Browning | December 11, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Your browser does not support iframes. Glenn Beck appeared on Penn Gillette's show and announced that he supports same-sex marriage - or at least the right of people to be happy if it doesn't "break my leg or pick my...Read More

Even George Will Knows

Filed by Bil Browning | December 10, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

You know the tide has turned once famous conservative pundits like George Will announce that "Opposition to gay marriage is dying. It's just the old people."...Read More

A Hipster Santa Christmas

Filed by Bil Browning | December 09, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

This video of a young Father Christmas has been making the rounds. The song's good, but the big draw is the super sexy hipster Santa....Read More

Carol of the Muppets

Filed by Bil Browning | December 07, 2012 | 12:15 PM | comments

One of my favorite things about blogging in December is that I get to use holiday videos for the daily "You Gotta See This" feature. Here's the Muppets doing Carol of the Bells - as only they can....Read More

Australian Prime Minister: The World Is About to End

Filed by Bil Browning | December 06, 2012 | 11:45 AM | comments

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard had some fun with a local morning radio show and has announced that the government is ready for the Mayan Apocalypse....Read More

Mashup: 2012's Top 50 Pop Songs

Filed by Bil Browning | December 05, 2012 | 10:45 AM | comments

One of my favorite things about the end of every year is all of the "best of" posts that appear like clockwork. This mashup of the year's top fifty pop songs is a damn good example of being worth...Read More

When You Need Constant Online Validation

Filed by Bil Browning | December 04, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

Know someone who's obsessed over the number of people who "like" their stuff on social media sites? Maybe it's time to stage an intervention; they're going down a dangerous road....Read More

Bo Checks Out the Christmas Decorations

Filed by Bil Browning | December 03, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

The White House has released this video of the Obama's dog, Bo, checking out the White House Christmas decorations. Bo is featured on the front of this year's holiday cards....Read More