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Published: Wednesday, 7/1/2009

The Beatles, Letterman and WSPD: a very special Culture Shock clips show ...

Welcome to the new Blade blog Culture Shock, a three-times-a-week riff by Pop Culture Editor Kirk Baird on pop culture news, events, and trends. The blog will appear Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings here, with the odd night or off-day posting if something is merited.

Ten random YouTube clips for your random Wednesday. Enjoy.

Reason to be excited for the Beatles Rock Band ...

And speaking of trippy ...

How much extra time does someone need to be able to do this?

And a shot-by-shot comparison

Sadly, I owned one of these, before I sold it to buy an Atari 400 computer.

This will leave you speechless

WTVG-TV, Channel 13, back when it was WSPD, hosts a special weatherman, and comedy ensues

WSPD promo from the 1970s

The first clip from Letterman s Late Night 10th Anniversary special make sure to watch em all

And just because

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