The Sixty One Is a Music Site You Need to Check Out

There are plenty of music sites out there and a lot of them are great, but The Sixty One has taken it to a new level. What’s interesting about it is that the whole experience is very visual and interactive making it much more entertaining than most other music-based websites. I actually wrote about The Sixty One back in 2008, but I really didn’t do it justice. The site was great even two years ago but it’s changed quite a bit since then.

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Save Time With 5 Second Films

If you love short films, but you just don’t have enough time in the day to watch films that are 5,400 seconds long, check out 5 Second Films. Every weekday, they post a new short film on the homepage of the site which you can give a thumbs up or thumbs down and discuss with others.

5-Second Films was created by Brian Firenzi in 2005 with the rules of 2 second titles, 5 seconds of film and 1 second ending title. These videos are hilarious because of how short they are and how little sense some of them make. These short films are so weird. Take a look at “Mr. Shirts” to see what I mean.

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Home Movie Reconstructions From Elliot Malkin

Elliot Malkin has created a short film he has titled “Family Movie” in which he takes all original super8 footage recorded 30 years from his childhood and recreates it with todays technology. All of the original footage was shot by his parents Leonard and Roberta Malkin at their home in Lincolnwood, Illinois and what used to be the Marco Polo Hotel in Miami Beach.

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Everything Changes – Before and After Photos

I just found a new site this morning, Befter.net, where the whole idea is about before and after photos. The before and after photos can be about about anything really. For example, on the home page right now there are before and after photos of one of the users as a kid and later as an adult, Barbie young and old, and Serj Tankian of System of a Down with long hair and messy clothes and then clean cut and suave.

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