In 2011 VICE went to North Korea to try and penetrate the Korean Feature Film Studio, the state-run film production facility west of Pyongyang: a sprawling lot that at its height produced around 40 films a year.
You may have already seen this many times before but for those who haven’t here is a little ditty guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
Or, if you just need a jolt of energy, watch this.
Exterminate your stress with this new-age relaxation tape narrated by the lovely voices of the Daleks from television’s Dr. Who.
This is National Lampoon’s 1972 parody of “The Desiderata of Happiness,” an early 20th century poem about how to live happily in the world which became a pop cultural icon in the form of a poster which hung ubiquitously throughout homes, churches and businesses during the 60s and 70s. If you ever saw the poster as a child you will love this hilarious twist on the message.
Like the title says, here are more amazing facts. If you missed part 1 you can watch it here.
This might be the trippiest mashup ever! Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon dubbed over The Wizard of Oz. You’ve heard the rumors (or maybe you haven’t: here’s the full list of bizarre coincidences), now watch for yourself. Unbelievable but truly fantastic.
Eat, Drink, Be Merry… then do some crazy shit.
Watch how a stage hypnotist makes his subjects do stupid, embarrassing sexual acts for his audience.
Warning: viewer discretion strongly advised!
A perfect partner who’s always happy and never complains is apparently now a reality. But there’s a catch – he or she will be made of plastic. From simple dolls to sophisticated robots, they seem to be winning the hearts and minds of people who’ve given up on finding true love. Here’s more from the freaky world of the synthetic spouse.
Could plants communicate with us, if we had the right way of listening? In this utterly bizarre excerpt from The Secret Life of Plants, the wife of a Japanese researcher gives her cacti a language lesson.