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Summary: EPIC FU is what happens when tech and culture get it on. It's your weekly geek-out to the coolest art, tech, and music from the online and offline world. Subscribe to get a fresh new episode each week!!
What apps should you download before you travel? This episode highlights those you shouldn't leave home without. From planes, trains and apps that keep you in the know. What are some of your favorite must-have apps? Let us know in the comments! Show Links: TripIt, Hooked In Motion, Google Translate, Around Me, Google Places, Yelp Mobile, WiFi Finder, Currency App, Metro App Credits Music Video: Music Video: Marteria featuring Peter Fox Discussion: Facebook Fan Page Sponsor: MyLifeScoop.com - Tips for a Connected Lifestyle
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!!!! EPIC FU T-Shirts! International Shipping Available!
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!!!! EPIC FU T-Shirts! International Shipping Available!