Talk about dusting off my memory neurons; one of my first real rock concert experiences was seeing ACDC at some giant venue in DC. The “boys” from down under are still kicking- just found via mashable something really wacky and thus of interest here at CogDogBlog- the first rock video played out in an Excel spreadsheet:
AC/DC smashes through your firewall with real rock “˜n’ roll! Download the spreadsheet to watch the Rock N Roll Train video in all it’s Low Definitionâ„¢ glory!
I had to stop what I was doing (eating donner) to try it out.
Argghhhh it of course does not work on Mac OSX. Went to my PC.
Argghhhh OpenOffice had issues too.
But if it worked, it would be something like the video:
And you can pretty much watch videos of their entire new album at http://www.acdc.com/acdc101/
While I am nostalgic, and still smile at Angus Young’s frenzy, I miss the original… and still a cherished memory from my brief visit to Perth was Sue Water’s help in tracking down the burial spot of Bon Scott:
ACDC Back in ASCII!
The post "Back in Black ASCII: ACDC Video in Excel" was originally zapped with 10,000 volts and declared "It's ALIVE" by Dr. Frankenstein at CogDogBlog (http://cogdogblog.com/2008/10/acdc-in-excel/) on October 23, 2008.