Mash My Bitches Up

5 07 2008

There seem to be a thousand and one uses for The Prodigy’s “Smack My Bitch Up,” which is hardly surprising, given that it was one of the best dance tunes of the 1990s, from one of the best dance albums of the 1990s.

Prodigy Vs. Enya

Prodigy Vs. Kylie Minogue

More “Smack My Bitch Up” mash-ups over the fold . . . Read the rest of this entry »

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If it’s Sunday, it must be Bowie

15 06 2008

Assorted David Bowie clips, in chronological order.

1968: “When I’m Five” (from the short film Love You Til Tuesday)

1969: “Space Oddity” (David Bowie)
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“Greeg! Dud you hear thet?”

22 05 2008

Today’s useless trivia concerns “Figwit,” a long-forgotten phenomenon of the Peter Jackson-directed Lord of the Rings movies.

“Figwit” was an extra–just a chair-filler at the Council of Elrond with no speaking role–but such was his popularity back in the day that Jackson decided to give him a few lines in Return of the King:

“Figwit,” by the way, stands for “Frodo Is Great . . . Who Is That?” So, who is he? Read the rest of this entry »





The Audacity of Bitch

21 05 2008

Loving Jesus too much can give you a serious case of Tourettes (or is this just what they mean by “speaking in tongues”?).

“I come in the name of Jesus by the power of the Holy Spirit . . . bitch!”

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Flight of the Conchords

14 05 2008

. . . is the shiznit. My girlfriend just introduced me to this sitcom featuring the adventures of the eponymous New Zealand musical comedy duo in New York. Great supporting cast, hilarious songs, dead-on David Bowie impersonations and lashings of NZ inferiority complex.

“If You’re Into It”

“Foux Da Fa Fa” (available here if the embed doesn’t work)
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Well, slap me with a splintered ruler!

23 02 2008

A tale of two humps . . . Read the rest of this entry »





I mean: how good are they

1 02 2008

How good is this song?

And how good is this song?
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