Today’s Phrase for Latin Lovers

Rex in Regno suo superiores habet Deum et Legem.

The King in his Realm hath two superiors: God and the Law. -- Henry Care (1646-1688) on English liberties and the Magna Carta


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|Pop Culture | Prudence Potpourri

I Don't Think You're Ready For This Peanut Butter Jelly

Just for fun, to refresh my basic editing skills, I present for your viewing pleasure a mashup of the Peanut Butter Jelly Time dancing kitty viral video with the Buzzfeed still shots of Beyonce’s worst moments in her 2013 Super Bowl performance. Enjoy.

By the way, the “Peanut Butter Jelly Time” song is by Chip-man & The Buckwheat Boyz and is available for purchase at iTunes and Amazon.

|Greetings | Prudence Potpourri

Deprogramming 101: History of Western Civ in 2-1/2 Minutes

Andrew Klavan of PJTV entertainingly presents the entire history of the last 3000 years in under three minutes:

Click here to see more of the Klavan on Culture videos at PJTV.

|Campaign 2010 | Political Prudence

Do the Barney Shuffle

Looks like we’ve discovered what Barney’s campaign needed the $200k for: dance lessons. Who needs Obama Girl when you’ve got Barney Boy.

(poached from The Other McCain, where you can find a link to the NY Times profile of this ad’s brilliant filmmaker Ladd Ehlinger Jr.–as evidenced by another of his more famous political ads for Alabama agricultural commissioner candidate Dale Peterson)

Do the Barney Shuffle on over to the website of his able opponent, Sean Bielat, and make a donation:

|Campaign 2010 | Political Prudence

Elections Have Consequences

Another Ben Howe video sure to send you running to the polls. It’s a video scrapbook of the idiocy that has ruled the country during the past four years.

(h/t Ace of Spades)

If you need more motivation, here’s a collection of some other rousing mini-films.