Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find a fictional country quiz; Amazon product reviews if they were people; Street Fighter Red Tape: Guile; a Miyazaki rap; and Rob Riggle’s Top Gun 2 audition tape. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
To kick things off today, MentalFloss has the complete history of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
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Jason Derulo – Talk Dirty To Me (Sang in 20 styles) Ten Second Songs
Slamazon: 7 Kitten T-Shirt
Real Amazon product reviews personified.
Ep. 2: Does SCIENCE = TRUTH? (Nietzsche) – 8-Bit Philosophy
Welcome back to 8-Bit Philosophy, where gaming makes you smart.
Street Fighter Red Tape: Guile
Guile’s veteran status might be questionable, but no one doubts his patriotism. Feat. Joel McHale.
Adam WarRock “Spirited Away” [Miyazaki rap]
Beat Used: Common “Celebration”
Rob Riggle’s Top Gun 2 Audition Tape
The Blue Angels help Rob Riggle with an audition tape for Top Gun 2.
A great piece by SR reader Tarun Padmakumar.
Everything Wrong With King Kong (2005) In 10 Minutes Or Less
When a movie is 3 hours and 20 minutes long (extended version), you KNOW there are sins. It’s just a matter of whether or not you’ll kill yourself before you finish finding them. In this case, we live to sin another day.
Can you match the fake nation with the work of fiction it was featured in?
How To Clean Up After Your Dog
A simple life lesson for dog owners. How to clean up after your dog. When your dog does their duty, do yours.
What Does Sound Look Like?
You can actually see sound waves as they travel through the air thanks to a clever photographic trick.
The ’90s Alt-Rock Vocal Hook Supercut
The doot-doot-doos, whoa-ohs, na-na-nas, and ooh-oohs that defined a decade.
That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.
Today’s picks have been brought to you by: Tarun Padmakumar, CinemaSins, Funny Or Die, MentalFloss, JustAnotherProductionProductions, BuzzFeed, Adam WarRock, Pete Holmes, NPR, CBC Music, Thug Notes, Rhett & Link and Ten Second Songs.