The Australian Broadcasting Corporation's merciless mashup of the UK's bumbling pound-shop Thatcher with Monty Python's classic work of historical documentary is bound to infuriate the reactionary wing of the Pythons, but it brought a lasting smile to my face. (Thanks, Robbo!) Read the rest
DJ Cummerbund noticed that the world needed a mashup of "Crazy Train" and "September," and the world became a better place. The mashed up video is icing on the cake. Read the rest
Ukrainian concept artist Roman Chaliy created these cool mashups of zombies, skeletons, reanimated corpses and wild west outlaws. Read the rest
Oakland-based designer and illustrator Peabe just dropped this hilarious take of Trump and Pence as Beavis and Butt-Head.
Peabe has some other good ones, like this reimagining of Radio Rahim from Do the Right Thing as Megatron holding Soundwave
If you'd like to encourage more of this sort of thing, stop by Peabe's site and social media and give a little love.
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Many people are surprised to learn that George Miller directed both Mad Max and the animated penguin film Happy Feet. Maybe that's why they work so well combined in this trailer mashup by Nico Bellamy. Read the rest
Illustrator Hal Hefner created this great double homage to Charles Schulz and Stephen King. It does seem as if he missed an opportunity to put Marci in a denim jumper and holding a sledgehammer, though. Read the rest
30 years ago, the Just Say No anti-drug campaign launched. In response, Cliff Roth created one of the first analog viral videos passed around on VHS: The Reagans Speak Out on Drugs. Read the rest
YouTuber GoToe has created an impressive IRL lipdub of the iconic He-Man mashup of the 4 Non Blondes anthem "What's Up." We appear to be approaching a meta-mashup singularity. Read the rest
Not only is the song catchy, but this delightful homage by Pogo has fantastic production values, to boot! Warning: you may be singing this the rest of the day. Read the rest
You'll either love or hate this cut of 2001: A Space Odyssey set to Tame Impala's song "Eventually." No middle ground. Read the rest
Steven Lear mashes up beloved albums with beloved Star Wars characters to delightful effect. Some highlights below:
See the whole collection here.
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All the news about the "Stairway to Heaven" lawsuit reminded me of this lovely arrangement of another creative dispute: Radiohead's "Creep" vs. The Hollies' "The Air That I Breathe." Read the rest
Nintendo continues its long-running campaign of legal harassment against its biggest fans: this time, they're targeting fan-videos showing gameplay from the official, licensed Mario/Minecraft mashup pack for the Wii U. Read the rest
A heck of an accessory for your punk Bernie tee: the $25 Bernie Cash tee, with $5 to the Bernie 2016 campaign. Read the rest
djBC writes, "Atlanta nerdcore rapper Tribe One teams up with producer and mashup artist dj BC for this Ghostbusters-inspired rap joint. The video was shot at Bootie Dragon Con and on location at an abandoned farm on the outskirts of Atlanta, and stars members of the Atlanta Ghostbusters cosplay group. If you want to add the song to your Halloween playlist, it's free to download." Read the rest
Don't believe me? Just watch. Read the rest
AnimalRobot always does great mashups, and this timely version of Fozzie Bear doing N.W.A's "Express Yourself" taps into the moment's zeitgeist. Read the rest