Posts tagged “videos”

Got Any Grapes?

Got Any Grapes?

A duck walked up to a lemonade stand…

Oh, man. If you haven’t already seen them yet, pause for three minutes, break out the Kleenex, and watch these ads from Apple and Coca-Cola. They’re two of the best commercials I’ve ever seen.

The Office Musical

I just cannot understand people that don’t like The Office. Yes, I will agree that the Ricky Gervais / English / original version of the show was very well done and a grand comedic achievement. But after fifteen years I finally love NBC’s Thursday night TV again for two main reasons: The Office and the

Her Morning Elegance by Oren Lavie

I stopped watching MTV and paying attention to music videos around 1993, so I’m not really current with the state of the art. But I have got to tell you that the video for “Her Morning Elegance” by Oren Lavie is just about the most brilliant one I’ve ever seen. You can see it on

Spaghetti Cat

I find it tremendously awesome that the mysterious and unbelievably cool Spaghetti Cat makes a cameo in the Fall Out Boy video for I Don’t Care.

Planet Unicorn MP3

Converting online videos to mp3s

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.