the internets

June 2, 2008

i already bought a copy, that’s why i’m so good at the internets.


PS, linkin park won “ballsiest band” at the spike tv awards. i kinda don’t know how to interpret that…but they meant it as a good thing, so i’ll say, “thanks!”

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  1. I_B_Long on July 2, 2008 at 10:59 pm

    i know im really late t this (i just recently discovered your blog) but that was really funny!
    ballsiest band, huh? yeah, i think i kinda see what they mean. but the maybe im way off on my interpretation. either way, since you’ll proly never read this, i’ll save it….

  2. Rofy on June 4, 2008 at 3:25 pm

    hehe.. really ..u use 4 that mike .. chating with women.. ok u didnt chat with me….. 🙂 .. thanks 4 vid i like man… and conratulations 4 the award.. u deserve it..

    take care

  3. maria on June 4, 2008 at 6:57 am

    Hi Mike) I’m kinda great for you and for LINKIN PARK))))))))))))))))))))))) full of beans today))) A cat’s pajamas))) I like this idiom) Rather simple comment, I know, but I’m kinda tired after the translation from Russian into English 🙂 And you know that today when I read about your award I got excited and tremendously glad for you all guys:) Oh, I’m repeating the same thing again, sorry for saying the same phrase) have a nice day))

  4. crystalrussianla on June 3, 2008 at 4:27 pm

    that was the most cheesest thing i ever seen …lol
    happy to here you bought it
    congrats on the award and i dont evein no what ballsiest mean’s if i did i would of thold you …lol
    i dont watch spik tv

  5. DoubleGJ on June 3, 2008 at 1:19 pm

    okay so I read the comments on YT and only then learned that it’s a spoof… go me 8D

  6. yun on June 3, 2008 at 12:57 pm

    Haha dude that computer is so incredibly old XD
    Anyway, congrats for the award!

  7. Jaraldoaz on June 3, 2008 at 12:56 pm

    he didn’t want to be left behind so he bought his own video (of himself!) ???

  8. ReflectionistBaz on June 3, 2008 at 11:57 am

    You’re so courageous!!

  9. rockermeg on June 3, 2008 at 11:50 am

    Yeah, Mike you’ve clearly been using those tapes! XD

    That’s brilliant!

    Congrats on the award, you guys are still being appreciated for all your hard work! So we thank YOU.


  10. yanTyan on June 3, 2008 at 11:36 am

    LP get the ballsiest band Prize, congrates on you guys!!
    Mikey ‘s art work , wanna watch it all at once.
    And the copy of MOTI maybe good for us, rather than someone , let him spend more time for the audiences .

  11. RachaelLP on June 3, 2008 at 10:26 am

    Maybe you could get Chester a copy of ‘Master of the Internets’ so he can be as good as you at posting ;D lol.
    Congrats on ballsiest band. =D

  12. LaKennyLP on June 3, 2008 at 10:06 am

    FINALLY WE’RE MEETING ON SATURDAY HERE IN MADRID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    OMFG IM SO SO SO EXCITED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :’)))))))))
    LOVE YA TIL I DIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <33333333

  13. SteppinRazor on June 3, 2008 at 8:34 am

    PS: I think us fans have a loyal duty to provide Mike Shinoda with “Capitalization for Dummies,” or something equivalent. 😀

  14. SteppinRazor on June 3, 2008 at 8:26 am

    Dear Lord, I hope Mr. Shinoda was joking about owning that video.

    Mike Shinoda, do you like being referred to as Mr. Shinoda, or does it feel weird?

    Anyways, Congrats on the award and the new video!

    OMG! I really DO love the new video. As others seemed to have already expressed, we were expecting that all of our denials and Linkin Park’s denials of being a boyband were for naught. Thank you so much for continuing to prove that wrong and for continuing to ROCK!

  15. Ilo on June 3, 2008 at 8:18 am

    Oh great! I´ve learned a lot from the videos. Now I understand what I´m doing with the Internet ….. ;-)) Maybe I should give them to some persons at work. They might stop asking me silly questions the whole day thru!

    Congratulations to the award of the ballsiest band……whatever that means! I think they mean that people at your concerts have the best party they can ever get. When LP is rocking the crowd everything is allright!!!

    So keep on rocking, looking forward to see you at june 21st in Munich (with “runaway”)!


  16. toikey on June 3, 2008 at 6:28 am

    Oh dear, that guy looks like my dad 😐
    Maybe if he had a little less hair..


  17. Astat on June 3, 2008 at 6:22 am

    MANY INTERNETS TO YOU SIR! You should consider yourself special, because I don’t have too many more internets to give away.

  18. Blaesbjerg on June 3, 2008 at 6:10 am

    That’s the most lame comercial i’ve ever seen ( exept for the one you posted with a wird hip-chair) .. By the way, oh I like your sarcasm! xD Congrats with the ballsiest band title :b.. Are going to see you guys in to days and can’t whait 🙂

  19. Marlena_LP on June 3, 2008 at 6:04 am

    the internets first really confused me, but after buying this i know everything about the internets. muahahahaha…ha
    And about your ballsiest band award: it´s quite a honor this one xD i think

  20. Calynka on June 3, 2008 at 6:01 am

    Oh my goodness, that guy is… no comment lol Help XD
    Balliest? Oo Never heard about, but if you won in that category it couldn’t be bad ^^ Congrats 🙂

  21. MusicalMorphine on June 3, 2008 at 5:51 am

    He’s hot. I want to look him up on the internets.

    @ Bec, that’s how I imagined the video when I first heard about the space theme.

  22. Sashy on June 3, 2008 at 4:29 am

    It’s guys like that, that are the ‘cute 14 year old girl’ in chat rooms XD

  23. rockgecko on June 3, 2008 at 3:22 am

    Dude.. I am SURE that’s the same guy that went and interviewed people about what “emo” was.

  24. shinoda_me on June 3, 2008 at 3:10 am

    BEC…thanks for clearing that 🙂

  25. Umi on June 3, 2008 at 3:05 am

    Hm, when they mention the stuff you can use the internet for, they don’t mention youtube. So you found probably found out everything about it by yourself, right? XD You should make an own video, “Master Youtube” lol Oh, and I didn’t know the question in your last post was some kind of quiz, I thought it was just a rhetorical question… You should make more quizzes like that, so ppl pay more attention to your pictures gg Gongrats for the award, I guess, and don’t forget, that we still want No Roads Left live on June 28th in Düsseldorf 😉 – and no, I don’t try to brainwash you…….. I think XD

  26. DoubleGJ on June 3, 2008 at 3:02 am

    awesome how time flies
    “expected to increase by 15% during the next decade” rofl, also notice how the commercial is directed towards lonely men /o_
    gratz on the prize!

  27. Mickey on June 3, 2008 at 2:34 am

    Oh my god, I seriously want to stab that dude with a spoon, man.
    Congratulations on the award. I’ll see you on thursday at the meet and greet. I’ll be the one in the Ve’cel shirt, hehe.

  28. Fishgoingwest on June 3, 2008 at 2:14 am

    Another award!


  29. bec on June 3, 2008 at 2:05 am

    To shinoda_me
    re: “thank you for not dancing??? i dont get that.. :|”

    When a video is set in space there is usually a dance – pretty much all space videos are done by boybands or girl singers wearing very little or PVC – either way it’s all very pop.
    Therefore, dancing in the video would have officially put Linkin Park in the boy band pigeon hole.

  30. axrinekey on June 3, 2008 at 1:42 am

    The video is.. erm… no comment xD

    [Ballsiest band… O_O]
    Congratulations anyways. 🙂

  31. Xenith on June 3, 2008 at 1:14 am

    LMAO Man I hope to see that on QVC soon my Mothers birthday is coming up!

    Grats on the award Mike. It makes sense, you put your balls on the line and it paid off. Just the sound we fans longed for that inspires so many new bands today.


    no roads left .com – Sign today!

  32. shinoda_me on June 3, 2008 at 12:30 am

    thank you for not dancing??? i dont get that.. 😐

  33. yumiXXXO_o on June 3, 2008 at 12:22 am

    you serious?!? do they really sell that ? everytime i play with the computer it usually ends up with a virus-_-…….weird last time i heard the internet was for porn(as said by my perverted friends from 8th grade……) and about the ballsest band award …does it have some to do with no girls in the band? and also about you and the internet what have you been doing on the internet shinoda? tell the truth……o.O

  34. MentalisFun on June 2, 2008 at 11:25 pm

    LMFAO…nice. And bout the award. Think about it. You guys changed the sound a lot for MTM. It was very different from Hybrid Theory or Meteora, but it payed of and we loved it. That seems pretty ballsy to me 😀

  35. Reem on June 2, 2008 at 10:55 pm

    figures.always wondered why your so good at the internets,and you just gave away your secret!now that explains it all.haha congrats on the award,sorry if your not sure what to think about it,i guessi shouldn’t have voted? haha nah its all good,you got what like a billion awards this year?deserve it all,im just not so into that tho but i still vote at times.Like Bec said,thanks for not dancing,hah,great vid,good job.Thanks for sharing,have a good one.

  36. shinoda_me on June 2, 2008 at 10:51 pm


  37. linkinparc on June 2, 2008 at 10:32 pm

    congrats for the award, if you are interested i have HQ’s of this at

  38. shinoda_me on June 2, 2008 at 10:32 pm

    “ballsiest band” ????????? BWHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA!!! i dont blame you for not being able to interpret that! 😀

  39. lp_fm_fan on June 2, 2008 at 9:44 pm

    Awesome Mike. Now teach us how to master the internets, yes? HA.

    And congrats on the award. I knew y’all would. 🙂

  40. ms_shock on June 2, 2008 at 9:09 pm

    Mike, you’re cool hacker XD
    Why don’t you write on LPMB???

  41. M4LL0RY on June 2, 2008 at 8:45 pm

    HAHAHAHKFDLHKDFHSHD I AM DEAD FOREVER (In a good way haha). I really needed a good laugh today. Thank you. Congrats on the award. That is an odd category though. O_O;;

  42. xLinkinParkFanx on June 2, 2008 at 8:26 pm

    congrats on the award. i voted for you! xD no wonder you were so good at the internet. it all makes sense now. you should be known as “Mike Shinoda, Master of the Internets” (:

  43. tinkerbella26 on June 2, 2008 at 8:18 pm

    LMAO..That internet guy kinda looks like a broke down Weird Al…And I hope that award was meant in a good way because I voted for u guys… lol… Anyways..

  44. soyuneik on June 2, 2008 at 8:12 pm

    I see three possibilities. They all involve perceptions. One doesn’t match psychology but remains irrelevant to my own.
    The other two can be summarized together into one answer. In the end both perceptions are equivalently inaccurate.
    Words out of context are nothing but riddles conceive from the readers own mind. Each one contains a reaction and a consequence. It is the writer who sets the path for the reader to follow. In a good book one doesn’t separate their imagination from reality and vice versa. They usually tend to stick along the path given. What would the author gain if the book returned with the readers perceptions? Truth

  45. zimminator on June 2, 2008 at 8:10 pm

    i saw the video!!!!!!! wow it was amazing! i think its one of my top favorites, maybe even number one! i like how you can see everyone in the video well, and i love the ending how you all stand together. i hope it always stay like that. u guys are amazing. tell the rest of the band how great they are! and nice job for joe….i know he directed it and did an amazing job !! 🙂

  46. vanessa_6487 on June 2, 2008 at 7:26 pm

    yes indeed you are a “master of the internets”…jajajaja and now i know why…lol…… btw I congratulate you and the rest of LP for the award, you guys deserve it n MORE… love you and take care ;]… ohhh n i’m counting the days for PR!!!!! i can’t wait to see you!!!!!


  47. durg on June 2, 2008 at 6:49 pm

    lawls, that guys shirt is pretty BA..

  48. nillp on June 2, 2008 at 6:42 pm

    yeah. we found your secret.. lol

    btw. i’m going to repeat my question ’cause i don’t know if u’ll see in the last post..

    so, here it’s. the left shoe has one graphic on the sole and the right has another or u wanted to show that has two options of sole?! thanks anyways. (:

    “Congrats – it must be good to know of all the bands in the world your balls are more appreciated.” [2] ha!

    love ya ~ mk’nil ♥

  49. shan1105 on June 2, 2008 at 6:28 pm

    this guys is a genius… not over 10,000 people are using the internet. That is hilarious, i need to get that so i can be as good at the internets as you mike! congrats on the spike award. and to Tarna’s blog, i am not sure whitney exists either i have emailed a few times to get some info to get a donation fund together and haven’t heard back. she must be the only one who gets the emails and she probably gets alot.

  50. bec on June 2, 2008 at 6:10 pm

    it looks like Chester understood the meaning of ‘ballsiest band’

    Congrats – it must be good to know of all the bands in the world your balls are more appreciated.


    And speaking of your band and while your back to pimping youtube videos again – shouldn’t you mention something about a certain video set in space? It is lovely and thankfully not the boy band video I was expecting…thank you for not dancing

  51. lynndarwinharris on June 2, 2008 at 4:46 pm

    How do you find these things? This is hilarious! By the way congrats on the award!!

  52. asianotter on June 2, 2008 at 4:21 pm

    thanks for sharing! saw this a few days ago on Patrick Langlois’ blog . . . funny!

    and congrats on the award! balliest band . . . hilarious!

  53. lp_stef on June 2, 2008 at 3:59 pm

    omg i need a copy of this video!! how can i get it?? can i use the internet to buy it?? LMAO that’s awesome!! how do you find those things??

    congrats for the award 🙂

  54. cuz on June 2, 2008 at 3:31 pm

    yeah, i knew there’s some mystery behind you and your blog xD and what about a/s/l/#/z, huh? xDDD

    congratulations on the award, i was voting 😀 and i love LOATR video, amazing!!! can’t wait to see you in vilnius and brno :DDD have a nice day 😀

  55. nikkiann0100 on June 2, 2008 at 3:30 pm

    That video was funny but pretty dumb, lol. Congrats on winning that award. I voted a few times. I didnt know what it meant but I fiqured it was something good if you guys were up for it. I am sure it was no contest against the Foo Fighters. : )

  56. Bajannez on June 2, 2008 at 3:15 pm

    Haha, that’s what I call humor mike, laughed my ass of 😀

  57. Tarna on June 2, 2008 at 3:13 pm

    Mike, Yeah! won another award! I hope you actually read this stuff. I just had to join the LP network. Looking for respnse to email I sent MFR (LP are the founders, right) Working on project and I’m on a deadline . Does Whitney exsist? Maybe you could list contact# or set me in right direction. Maybe you can’t . either way I’m an offical fan club member! WHAT DO I GET? just kidding! Honestly I love LP music as much as the internets video.. still kidding. Trying to get your attention or someone who knows what i’m talking about. Honestly, LP has two of the best vocals in music, Your art work.. Very cool.

  58. Madlen on June 2, 2008 at 2:56 pm

    i really need a copy of that…oh man i’ve never known that you can chat with people on the internet…the things i learn!:Danyway i voted for ballsiest band a lot though i didn’t really get what it was about…maybe i’ll agree with the comment below…:D

  59. LinkinPete on June 2, 2008 at 2:37 pm

    Another.. confusing video. Made me a little smarter again!

    I was wondering if you won, I voted you as the ballsiest . Someone commented something that “6 guys equals 12 balls”.. true, but I don´t think they ment quite that. Well, but congrats, be proud of this too =)

    Oh , also I´ve seen LOATR video, I really liked it. Now I need to see it on tv to get it recorded on dvd (I´m only missing From The Inside, I´ve got all the other vids =) Congrats and a big hand to Mr. Hahn again. another innovation. I remember being just a bit suspicious at fisrt about the concept, but it fits perfectly. Really cool scenes there. Uups, a long post, sorry. Thank you!

  60. Sammy on June 2, 2008 at 2:32 pm

    congratulations for the award !!

  61. Curiosa on June 2, 2008 at 2:06 pm

    cont…..Also congrats on the Lakers win, they played great D. Now this is what I’m finding interesting. Ryu has always stated being a Laker fan even when they weren’t doing so well. Now the only time I’ve heard u say anything about being a Laker fan is recently when they have finally started playing great. Here’s an idea 4 a b-day gift for Ryu. If he doesn’t have Laker gear w/his name on it like u do, maybe you could pull a few strings & surprise him with some stuff. 😉 Later.

  62. Curiosa on June 2, 2008 at 2:06 pm

    I’m sure they meant it in a good way after all you guys were going against the Foo Fighters. lol U made me think I had missed the awards! I go on vacation & all hell breaks loose over here. lol

    Ok in response 2 some of ur previous posts (sorry found it more interesting 2 chat w/Ryu :)~ ). Anyway, congrats to LP on ur awards & why would any1 want to give u anything much less a rare pair of shoes? j/k 2 last part. Your shoes are looking really nice & so is your artwork (still not my style). Do love the concept! cont…..

  63. AS_21 on June 2, 2008 at 2:06 pm

    hahah… ‘egyptian litarature’ ^^ but yeah I have to buy it! it’s amazing :p anyway congrats for the award 😉


  64. CHEN_IL on June 2, 2008 at 2:02 pm

    ridiculous video:D well Mike, i have nothing to add but that your are totally ballsiest!!!!!!!!! hahaha wtf XD cool for you, award is an award.. love u!!!! 😀 come to ISRAEL.

  65. Ssophia on June 2, 2008 at 1:49 pm

    Don’t make laugh my slippers!That’s crazy one..i’ll never buy something from this guy with stupid face…How you could????No!But this idiot is very funny,but i will argue with him ’cause in internet you can do more good and not things.I know it,believe,’cause internet is my second home))))

  66. Kostas on June 2, 2008 at 1:48 pm

    “Ballsiest award”? Uhhmm…. I hope it doesn’t have to do with “balls”…lol… Congrats anyway.. 🙂

  67. keroppi on June 2, 2008 at 1:47 pm

    uuhm…congrats for winning this…award!
    it’s so weird to know that hundrets of people you don’t know (including me) are all writing comments about what’s on your blog.
    and it’s even weirder to know you’re reading most of the comments.
    but hey, i’d also do that…

    it’s a shame that all those clothing labels are only published in the us.
    i’m from germany and i would absolutely love to buy some club tattoo etnies (gorgeous shoes!) or vecel shirts OR the shoes you recently designed.

    you won’t reply but maybe there’s anybody out there who can answer my question:
    how the hell can i get these clothes/shoes?


  68. sage_murry on June 2, 2008 at 1:43 pm

    lmao, Murry that’s a good point. And I’;m gonna havta agree with the internets. . .Stephen Colbert does have the most balls.

    But there is still a possibility that his arch nemesis Rain might take that one from him.

  69. zimminator on June 2, 2008 at 1:42 pm

    oh and mike! i just saw that leave out all the rest video is out today….but i dont know where to look! theres so many channels to look at, and i really like that song! well maybe i can find a pixilated version on youtube…but it will still be good hopefully!

  70. zimminator on June 2, 2008 at 1:37 pm

    HAHAHAHHA “but i like to use ASL#Z” lol that was great. u make my days mike….givin us these random things.

    lol and way to go to win an award….lol i like murrys comment and analoggirls too. dont you love yer fans? lol its great

  71. analoggirl on June 2, 2008 at 1:22 pm

    Murry, you’re hilarious. “Six guys equals at most 12 balls.” This made me laugh. Knowing Chester’s proclivity for accidents, I wouldn’t be surprised if the number was indeed less than 12. haha

  72. murry on June 2, 2008 at 1:09 pm

    Also, I wish that award were in the shape of a pair of balls, so then you could keep it next to your Diamond award.

  73. murry on June 2, 2008 at 1:09 pm

    The way I see it, you guys have the market cornered in the balls department, just because you have more members. Six guys equals at most 12 balls. That’s a significant edge.

    Or do they mean cajones? Juevos mas grandes? Well, then they must have made a mistake, because I did a google search for giant brass balls and the Internets says Stephen Colbert has the most balls.

  74. SimplyMode on June 2, 2008 at 1:05 pm

    Chat with men (ABOUT FOOTBALL)
    A/S/L/#/Z hahaha!

    I sooo need to get me a copy lol.
    Thanks for the laugh Mike xD

  75. sage_murry on June 2, 2008 at 1:00 pm

    Oh sweet n’ sour Jesus on a cracker. . . .that’s great! I should buy a copy for my dad so he can master the internets, and I won’t have to do everything for him =P And is it just me or did that guy kinda look like Perez Hilton? It might just be me, but whatev. Can’t wait til your DC shoes come out, I’m planing on living on ramen noodles and water for the next month (oh wait, I already do that) cause I have a feeling that they might be a tad expensive for a broke college student. The things I do for you. . . .and your shoes.

  76. Zmazhiing on June 2, 2008 at 12:52 pm

    ahaaa, so that´s why you´re awesome at internet 🙂 congrats to the award ^___^

  77. merve on June 2, 2008 at 12:49 pm

    for some reason,youtube is forbidden in my country…(in 21th century forbidden internet,how stupid!!)……so i have a request from you;when you put a video on your blog,also give us the link… we can watch the videos from other ways!!
    and last,congrats on the award!:)take care urself by

  78. So_S on June 2, 2008 at 12:45 pm

    LMFAO Mike!! 😛
    and congrats on the “award”

  79. analoggirl on June 2, 2008 at 12:43 pm

    “Chatting to men… about football.” Dale has his finger on the pulse of America. Personally, I find NASCAR to be the way to a man’s heart. :p
    And Ballsiest Band, huh? I imagine it’s at its worst when you guys are on tour. You should have a doctor look at those. hahaha Congratulations.

  80. twix on June 2, 2008 at 12:36 pm

    congrats on the award!!!!

    And that video is hilarious! gotta master the internet!! I should get me a copy too because I need to know the weather in my hometown sometimes. lol.

  81. Karlos1 on June 2, 2008 at 12:31 pm

    I can’t belive that I’m posting the first coment! I gues that’s how good I am at internet!
    I hope my english isn’t a dead give away that im from Slovenia 😉

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