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Tub-Thumper - 1. A speaker or preacher who for emphasis thumps the pulpit; a violent or declamatory preacher or orator; a ranter. (from This blog will be a combination of reasoned posting somedays and an occasional rant.
Wednesday, June 14, 2006
My 3rd little film. This one is the product of not being able to sleep and is only 22 seconds long.

Oh, and in case anyone got the wrong idea, the previous post was not anything against gays in the military, the people who wrote those little pieces were actually gay. It was just a good little bit of absurdism...

Anyway, the film...
posted by michael the tubthumper @ 5:13 pm  
  • At 6:12 pm, Blogger Left of Center said…

    Awesome! you'll soon be seen at Sundance.

  • At 12:07 am, Blogger Guerrillas in the Midst said…

    Michael, there's nothing wrong with viscera. Isn't the entire point of blogging catharsis anyway?

  • At 6:30 am, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    noice work...

  • At 6:03 pm, Blogger GraemeAnfinson said…

    good stuff

  • At 7:04 pm, Blogger michael the tubthumper said…

    thank you. i just watched that episode of southpark and couldn't sleep.

    thats all it was

  • At 7:16 pm, Blogger Keir said…

    Your best. Honestly: I haven't seen anything like this yet elsewhere in the bushblairbashosphere. Love the timing, love the juxtaposition of obvious concern and complete exasperation. One criticism: I don't see why you need to apologize for the exasperation. Hit me over the head with it.

  • At 7:19 pm, Anonymous Mickey Z. said…

    I agree with Keir. Your best work. Can I post a link to it on my blog?

  • At 7:28 pm, Blogger michael the tubthumper said…

    thank you both.

    mickey, you can post but you remember the idea?

    i think my best one was the one no one paid any attention to. i repost the link now...

    keir, i am trying to think of a response to your comment and would just like to say something nice.. get my email off mickey. we should talk

  • At 8:34 am, Blogger a rose is a rose said…

    loved it mr the tub! and i'm glad to see you posting a bit more (but of course saddened you had trouble sleeping)

  • At 3:53 am, Blogger Rex Kramer, Danger Seeker said…

    Michael, when I can't sleep I sometimes count the stars on the American flag (my bedroom ceiling is painted thusly) and create for each a reason I love America.

    But your way works too, I suppose.

    Keep up the good nocturnal work.

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About Me: Tub-Thumper - 1. A speaker or preacher who for emphasis thumps the pulpit; a violent or declamatory preacher or orator; a ranter. This blog will be a combination of reasoned posting somedays and an occasional rant. 28 years old, I write and research for a couple of websites and also do my own stuff.
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I have made a few short movies. Here are links to free downloads for them all in the order that I made them (as far as I can remember). Please feel free to use, distribute, disagree with, shout at etc etc

  • Praise The Lord and Pass The Ammunition
  • This was a REAL song from World War 2. I was so stunned by it I had to make a movie

  • How Far Is It From Here to Nuremberg
  • This is my attempt at a video for the excellent, if worrying, David Rovics (see links) song

  • What You Like
  • I believe the word for this is "splenetic". Only 20 seconds long.

  • Imperial Measures
  • What is going on in Iraq? Some things you knew, some you didn't. A couple of bits of info are out of date now.

  • Wish You Were Here
  • Wish You Were Here is a 6 minute film about the unprecendted rate of animal extinction we are currently experiencing

  • Gorillas and us
  • I don't like creationism, neither did Douglas Adams

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