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➟ Conan O’Brien’s OTT ad for his new show

I’ll be honest, I never really liked Conan until this note-perfect video where he delivers on the Michael Bay promise. [HD link]

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➟ Mad Men Theme + Nature Boy

A live band performs RJD2’s A Beautiful Mine with the old Nat King Cole song Nature Boy sung over it. Live, in one take. It works really well.

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➟ Jason Schwarztman introduces the New Yorker iPad app

A finer or funnier video today you will not see. Every second is a glimmering of gratuitous quirkiness.

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➟ 30th Asakusa Samba Carnival

Last month’s 30th annual Samba carnival in Asakusa, from The Japan Times. I’ve only ever seen photos, so this was a good way to get a feel of the atmosphere (and the weirdness of the floats).

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➟ Obama Beatbox

Five-star Presidential beatboxing right here.

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➟ Cee-Lo’s "Fuck You"

This super-catchy song by Cee-Lo Green of Gnarls Barkley fame is this year’s “Hey Ya”, mark my words. You’re going to hear it sung out of car windows, college dorms, dive bars, and there’s nothing feeble attempts at radio censorship can do about it. For everyone under 20 right now, YouTube IS radio.