witz.org is the blog identity of Jon Hurwitz. Updated semi-frequently since 2004.

Happy Holidays!

Enjoy the roaring fire…have a an awesome Holiday.

Your friends at witz.org.

This entry was written by witz, posted on December 24, 2009 at 2:46 PM, filed under Awesome, Random, TV and tagged , , , , , , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

Neil Young sings Fresh Prince

Jimmy Fallon does a mean and very accurate Neil Young!

(via, sorry about the pre-roll ad. That’s NBC’s bad ad model.)

This entry was written by witz, posted on November 25, 2009 at 5:13 PM, filed under Awesome, Music and tagged , , , , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

Have you seen this cat?

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Because it is awesome.

(Old, new to me.)

Credit: From Sing Statistics’ Running Amok Zine for Analogue Books. Photo taken in Seaford, South East England in July 2008.

This entry was written by witz, posted on November 12, 2009 at 8:41 AM, filed under Awesome, Sports and tagged , , , , , , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

NIKEiD iPhone App

NIKEiD App finally launches, all is well with the world.

Music by Miike Snow – “Animal“. Video by ACR. Technology via NIKEiD.

(Standard disclaimer: Yes, I work at Nike and am professionally involved in this project.)

This entry was written by witz, posted on October 20, 2009 at 2:29 AM, filed under Awesome, Music and tagged . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

Superchunk – “Hyper Enough”

Just because it is so awesome, even after all these years. More @ superchunk.com.

This entry was written by witz, posted on September 26, 2009 at 9:38 PM, filed under Music and tagged , , , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

A Moth, a Podiatrist, and Norm.

Norm MacDonald tells a long, absurd, and very funny joke on The Tonight Show.

(via)

This entry was written by witz, posted on September 5, 2009 at 10:45 AM, filed under Awesome, TV and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

Video Proof: Michael Jackson still alive

Shocking video proof that the King of Pop faked his own death.

UPDATE: Revealed as a hoax from some German TV outlet. Shocking.

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This entry was written by witz, posted on August 26, 2009 at 10:18 AM, filed under Gossip, Movies, Music, Sad and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

Pharaoh Wacko Jacko

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The Pharaoh of Pop doesn’t quite have the same ring to it as King of Pop, but visitors to Chicago’s Field Museum could swear that’s Jacko’s face on a 3,000-year-old Egyptian bust. 

The spitting image limestone sculpture has been on display at the museum since 1988, but recently started drawing attention because of its likeness to Michael Jackson — complete with disfigured nose.

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This entry was written by witz, posted on August 5, 2009 at 7:44 PM, filed under Awesome, Sad and tagged , , , , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

Lance Armstrong, Borat connection?

Borats & Bikes

Jagshemash! Lance Armstrong‘s Tour de France team is sponsored by Kazakhstan (Astana is the country’s capital). Really.

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This entry was written by witz, posted on July 13, 2009 at 2:30 PM, filed under Awesome, Sports and tagged , , , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

Michael Jackson 1958-2009

Jeff Koons - Michael Jackson and Bubbles

MJ passed this week, age 50.

(Photo of “Michael Jackson and Bubbles” by artist Jeff Koons)

P.S. Bubbles is still alive…

This entry was written by witz, posted on June 27, 2009 at 7:31 AM, filed under Sad and tagged , , , , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

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