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We are your grandparents, and we are trying to understand Videogum. WHAT STAMPS DO WE USE TO APPLY FOR THE SWEEPSTAKES IF WE ARE NOT SUBSCRIBING TO A MAGAZINE? Thank you in advance, Gran-papa.
Once again: [IMG]http://i44.tinypic.com/2vtpj0w.gif[/IMG]
One more time:
I’m only testing this for my wife:
Maybe I’m way off on this, but there was a moment on 30 Rock where Stanley Tucci’s Henry Warren character is in the act of sitting on the sofa (SeaBiscuit) and he makes an expansive hand movement while saying “Encyclopedias” and I had some vague memory-association with a commercial from the early 90s. Anyone else, or was I reading a reference into nothing?
My favorite part was every second the cool middle-aged dude with the mohawk was in it. He just looks very hip and very cool, finger on the pulse. I bet he’s the fun guy out of all these people that look really fun to hang out with.
Oh man, I was wondering the same thing during that game show segment. I got so confused by the shifts in tone that after that happened – or, rather, specifically after someone saying something along the lines of “That’s funny! You’re mean and awkward and that’s what the audience at home wants!” and then these awful characters laugh at one-dimensional dumb game show characters, but you can’t relate at all to any of them, or why they would be laughing – after *that* happened, I got into this really confused state where I felt like maybe I was watching a totally normal sitcom, but I’d forgotten that I’d just drank a Four-Loko and a bottle of Nyquil.
Also, did they intentionally cast Paul Reiser’s wife to look like Larry David’s wife on Curb Your Enthusiasm? Because I think they did.
I bet when most people in America hear the name “Portland”, this is what pops up in their head. So, I can kind of understand why you all want to bomb our city into the stone age (that’s what people in middle America want to do, right?). Bin Laden probably saw a 1990s-version of this video and was like, “Fuck these guys, let’s fuck up their shit.” So I guess I understand him better now, too.
Hm, I was going more for “That’s So Raven.” I don’t always succeed.
I live in a very cool country where we worship our lord and savior Sarah Palin. She is full of noble truths, and we love to sing her praises in our opulently-decorated conference rooms (?) while wearing our noble and tasteful ceremonial garb. We are a very cool culture. Our country is called the United States of America, have you ever heard of it?
Oh, also, sorry about what our very cool country is going to do to everybody in 2012.
Maybe I’m a cheap date or something, but man, I thought the Digital Short was the best! I should keep a copy of it on my desktop so I can watch any time something depressing happens at work. So much love for that.
Also: Cape spin-offs, Keenan in Shakespeare Theater (+1 KajusX), and OHMYGOD Jay Pharoah doing something other than trying to be Eddie Murphy! I actually enjoyed him in the Fresh Prince of Bel Air sketch! (Does anyone else think Jay Pharoah is trying too hard to be Eddie Murphy?)
Anyway, thank you for your time, I will go back to lurking. Oh, also, my new code name for Cee-Lo is: “Magic Munchkin”.
You know that half-eaten zombie crawling towards Grimes in the first episode of the Walking Dead? That was her dance move for the first half of this clip.
I was having a lot of trouble distinguishing the photocopy of Drake’s face from the haircut of Drake’s face. Too identical.
Thank you for this FUN FACT! I knew there was another reason why the existence of this movie has sent me on a year-long quest to find a shotgun and some shotgun shells for my face. Man, I hope this movie makes it on the list. This movie is the “holiday comedy movie” equivalent of a Thomas Kincaide painting: a saccharine, cloying, artificial piece of steaming cynical dogshit made by a royal asshole.
(I kind of don’t like this movie.)
So for part of the interview, is she sitting behind a “The Firstness is In (5 cents)” desk? I really hope that’s what I was seeing.
Nothing to do with TWMOAT in my book, but does anyone else really, really enjoy “A Very Merry Muppet Christmas”? I’m really bummed out that Netflix doesn’t carry it. So bummed out that I’m considering using a trial membership to Blockbuster just so I can watch it with my wife.
One million times yes please on Christmas with the Kranks! I think I saw the opening fifteen minutes of it last December and before I knew it I was looking up plans on the Internet on how to make a dirty bomb to destroy everything that ever existed.
Maybe after another few increasingly terrible movies he’s going to BLOW OUR MINDS and just remake the Sixth Sense? The circle of life.
If that’s the case, he’s driving on a pretty amazing freeway.
Who was filming all of this? Did they have an accomplice videographer with them so when they got back to their hideout they could review their performance for the next heist? “That was very good sheep dropping, but next time let’s try to get a little closer to the truck before you leap off the motorcycle and start running.” I watched this without sound, so maybe I missed something? Terrified bleats?
She is not my girlfriend, she is my neighborhood. (Buckman, Southeast Portland, Oregon)
So, when you go to heaven but don’t actually stay there, does that automatically mean that you come back looking like a Class A Asshole? Or is that just the nurture part of “nature vs. nurture” talking?
[Threatening voice-over]: “He-Man is spending YOUR tax dollars on pork barrel projects up on Castle Greyskull. WASTING MONEY on studying face transplants for his WEALTHY friends, WASTING MONEY on hormone treatment for TIGERS, and voting lock-step with HIS BEST FRIEND, Nancy Pelosi.”
[Soothing female voice-over]: “Skeletor is trying to change the way we do business here at Castle Greyskull! He knows the importance of balancing the budget and saying NO! to the He-Man-o-care that takes $500 billion away from the Medicare seniors need. He’s tough on crime, and takes a firm stance against abortion and is against allowing flying-wizards-with-no-faces to serve in our military. A new day begins tomorrow; a new day begins with a vote for Skeletor.”
[Skeletor]: “I am Skeletor, and I approve this message.”
Bill Hader’s Alan Alda and John Hamm’s Robin Williams were what made SNL worth watching for me. I could watch that Alan Alda impression alone for an hour-and-a-half (although I hope they don’t latch onto it and drive it into the ground like SNL likes to do with anything that gets a laugh). Shy Ronnie was great. I like the Vincent Price sketches despite myself and that brings me to my point:
WHAT’S WITH ALL THE GAY JOKES SNL?! Was anyone else kind of offended by this? Maybe I’m too sensitive? After a while, I was just thinking about how glad I was that I wasn’t watching it with my wife’s best friend, who is gay. “Look, Adam! Those two cops fell in love and kissed! Romance between two men is really silly! Hahaha!”
Anyway, I am a guy on the Internet who is offended by something dumb and commenting about it even though there are literally thousands of real atrocities/tragedies taking place in the real world at the same instant.
I remember reading about this terrible David Spade as a dog concept online a few years ago – seriously *a few years ago* – and they were talking about how they were making cartoons – “BUT THESE AREN’T YOUR FATHER’S CARTOONS!” – and how ground-breaking and sassy and innovative and earth-shakingly funny they would be. I don’t remember where I was reading it, but damn, they must have just copied the press release or something. They even had a clip of one to prove how amazing it was, and it was pretty much exactly what we saw last night. David Spade as a dog in a purse.
I have a hard time deciding what is a worse idea: 1) David Spade as a dog in a purse or 2) hiring a couple of freshman from the Art Institute to animate your cartoon in the never-popular “douchebag that can use Flash” style.