Tag Archive: MPEG

Nov 15

Kid Auto Races At Venice

Kid Auto Races At Venice

In celebration of Sebastian Vettel becoming Formula One’s youngest world champion of all time, I thought it would be nice to have a movie about motor racing. So for some reason, I thought about Charlie Chaplin…

Oct 28

WinAmp

Winamp logo

For years, Winamp has been the audio player of choice for many discerning audiophiles. Not only does it play standard MP3 files (which can be purchased from Amazon or – if you pay for the upgrade to the Pro version, created from your own CDs), but version 3 added a video player. And a music library that tracks your play information, so you can see what you listen to most.

Oct 22

The Leonard-Cushing Match, 1894

Leonard gives Cushing a pre-scripted beating.

What’s the first commercial film made anywhere in the world? Quick now, what is it? In 1891, Edison’s company first filmed a boxing match, under the name “Men Boxing”. That, however, was a fake fight between Edison employees; 1894’s match was the real deal. Well, sort of…