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Famous weapons in pop culture
By Kevin Coffey
WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER


Remixing a song sounds like a lot of work, but Alessandro Grespan used YouTube. He pulled up two separate YouTube videos and manipulated the pause buttons and volume controls to do an amazing remix of LCD Soundsystem’s “New York I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down” with Miles Davis improvising through the song. It turns into a simple, but impressive, remix.



From Darth Vader’s light saber to Captain America’s shield, pop culture is full of all kinds of famous fictional weapons. Artist Daniel Nyari compiled them into a cool image, which he’s selling as a print. We’re not sure what we want more, the poster or an actual light saber.

There are many dumb ways to die, as illustrated by one of the cutest videos and songs we’ve encountered on the Internet. “Dumb Ways to Die” has gone viral and racked up more than 14 million views on YouTube so far, which is no wonder because its adorable cartoon characters make the deaths amusing rather than morbid.

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Kevin covers music, whether it's pop, indie or punk, through artist interviews, reviews and trend stories. He also occasionally covers other entertainment, including video games and comic books.

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