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Data Raps

A friend of mine showed me this video the other day and it came to mind again a moment ago when I started watching an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. There is an episode of ST:TNG where Data writes a poem about his cat Spot. If you remember the episode you’ll like this video; if you like Star Trek at all you’ll probably like this video; even if you don’t like rap or hip-hop you’ll like this video. Lord knows I’m not a fan of hip-hop and I was thoroughly amused.

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Independence Day

So let’s talk about Independence Day, ID4, or, as I like to call it: that piece of shit movie from the ‘90s that used alien invasion to make Americans patriotic for a brief moment. Last week I had band practice at my house and, as usual, our guitarist was late. It’s not that he’s a bad person but he’s never punctual. Our singer/screamer Brett was on time and we ended up watching part of Independence Day, laughing at the absurdity and stupidity of this film – it’s obviously a film made for addlepated, overtly patriotic Americans who think nationalism still matters when faced with beings from another planet.
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