David Bowie: Space Oddity, 1972

Music video for the David Bowie song, Space Oddity, 1972.

Truly a crossover song from early in his career (the Ziggy Stardust days).


Soul Train: James Brown with Damita Jo Freeman

In 1973, during the first episode of two appearances he ever made on "Soul Train", James Brown gets some help from one of the premier dancers of the show (of that time, and of all time), Damita Jo Freeman, during a performance of "Superbad".


SNL Digital Short: Natalie Portman, Gangsta Rap

When an interviewer asks, "What's a day in the life of the real Natalie Portman like?", Natalie Portman busts out rymes about her hard core gansta rap lifestyle.

An SNL Digital Short featuring Andy Samberg, Chris Parnell and Seth Meyers.


Beastie Boys: Sabotage

The music video of the Beastie Boys song, "Sabotage".

Directed by Spike Jonze.

It came in 7th place in the best 100 music videos.


Cibo Matto: Sugar Water

An atmospheric and trippy video, shot in only one take.

Split screen, the story is told forward and backwards simultaneously.

You have to watch it more than once.


Muppets: Mahna Mahna, Original Video

One of the one of the strange and wonderful skits from The Muppet show.

Very similar to many skits done on Sesame Street.

No words, just sounds and bright colors, which young children respond to very well.