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Conan O’Brien pokes fun at Apple’s iPad 2

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Handhelds, Videos,

On Thursday night's show, O'Brien claimed that Apple and its team of engineering wizards was "getting a little cocky". Team Coco then proceeded to spoof the iPad's desktop, thinness, "a pair of cheap cameras," and how we Americans seem to take everything said with an accent and lend it more credence than it actually deserves.

O'Brien, whose humor is perhaps more warm-hearted than his late-night rivals, completely leaves Steve Jobs or a parody of Jobs out of the fake launch video, almost certainly because of Jobs' struggle with cancer. The omission allows the humor to fall where it should: on Apple's iconic status, and how the iPad 2 might be considered a bit more like an iPad 1.5.

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Cinema Scene: New Adventure for Pee Wee, Release Date for Phoenix

John Edwards-Now that Aaron Sorkin has finished targeting Facebook, he’s moving back to politics. The writer has chosen John Edwards to be the subject of his feature directorial debut. Sorkin’s screenplay will be based on Andrew Young’s book.

-Judd Apatow, in the meantime, will be helping to produce a Pee Wee Herman project. The film co-written by Herman (a.k.a. Paul Reubens) and Paul Rust will have Pee Wee involved in a “gigantic adventure.”

-Stanley Tucci may direct his Devil Wears Prada and Julie & Julia co-star, Meryl Streep, in a comedy titled Mommy & Me. Tina Fey may also star in the project which currently has no script.

-The documentary/mockumentary following Joaquin Phoenix’s strange behavior has finally been given a date on the calendar by Magnolia. I’m Still Here: The Lost Year Of Joaquin Phoenix is set to open in limited release on September 10.


Video Spoof: Things that Happen at Mind Camp

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Activities, Aftermath,

During Mind Camp 5.0, one of my favorite couples, Monica Guzman and Jason Preston, led the charge to create a quick spoof mockumentary showing what exactly goes on during a Seattle Mind Camp event. I think they nailed it - fairly realistic. Definitely worth watching!


Bleeding Edge 070: A Look Behind Gear Live and The Bleeding Edge - A Documentary

Here at The Bleeding Edge, there are some issues that we normally just gloss over for the sake of our reputation. What you don’t know is that Andru Edwards is a very controlling, true gadget freak who can’t move past that issue, Sparky actually knows nothing about technology and is just full of himself, Nate True sucks at fiming our show, and Jesse Ferguson has to fix everything, and is just insanely uptight. Now, it has all been revealed. Check out this episode of The Bleeding Edge, where we go behind the scenes to meet everyone who makes the show happen.


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