1. Will Smith Nice Clean Rap - Hip-hop's hardest gangsta: "Whoo! Ha-ha! I respect women when I'm on a date / I take 'em to the park or maybe a museum / And I only try to kiss 'em if they're ready / Whoo-hoo! What, what, what?" | Episode #106: "McStroke" (Season 6, Episode 8)
2. Fatty's in a Little Jam - Love 'em or hate 'em, Vern and Johnny are true showmen; they know the show must go on: "Fatty's in a...Oh, now, how the whiz-bang does the rest of it go? Quick! Make something up!" | Episode #68... [Read more]
Every year there are a batch of movies that look so garish, far-fetched and expensive that you wonder who greenlighted them and how is their job at Kinko’s going now that their films have flopped at the box office. Still, every year they get made and every year we’re subjected to their hideous advertising campaigns and the unintentionally hilarious trailers that belch forth onto our eyeballs. 2013 is no different. Who knows, maybe behind the outlandish absurdity contained within each of these... [Read more]
Men in Black 3, the most recent installment in the beloved franchise, comes to us ten years after its predecessor, Men in Black II, and fifteen years after the original 1997 film. But thankfully, the creative team manages to capture the essence of the series in a way that seems to pick up right where it left off, like old friends catching up (it doesn't hurt that Will Smith looks like he hasn't aged a day over the last 15 years--that guy takes care of himself!). The film includes enough familiar... [Read more]
A recent act described as “provocative” ended in a “failed launch” and “embarrassment.” No, I’m not talking about the latest Cialis commercial (complete with clever symbols like sailboats and tents woven into the scenes), I’m talking about Kim Jong Il’s son Kim Jong Un’s “Failure to Launch” debacle in North Korea. Apparently, instead of feeding his starving population (kimchee is so delicious) the new leader of North Korea spent a couple hundred million on a rocket that crashed into the ocean ... [Read more]
I was recently passing judgement on people more successful and attractive than myself (as you do) when the conversation (with myself; I have no friends) turned to Rap bands and "plastic" rappers. Plastic rappers being rappers who either:
i) Talk the talk but don't walk the walk.
ii) Walk the walk but don't talk the talk.
iii) Suck. Period.
I came up with quite a list of lame-ohs, some of which you'll know, some you may not (but will be secretly listening to on YouTube for years to com... [Read more]