The Lonely Island with Julian Casablancas - Boombox
Published by Toronto Mike on March 15, 2010 @ 11:14 in Humour
I record SNL because I'm too old to watch it live. On Saturday, I caught up on the Zach Galifianakis show (he's a funny mofo) and last night I got to see one of my favourite bands of all-time (Pearl Jam!).
SNL is pretty hit and miss these days, but the Digital Shorts from The Lonely Island are consistently good. The Pearl Jam ep featured a Lonely Island tune called "Boombox" featuring the vocal styling of The Strokes' Julian Casablancas, and well... I really liked it.
Here it is until NBC pulls it.
A Brief History of Pretty Much Everything
Published by Toronto Mike on February 11, 2010 @ 19:53 in Humour
I enjoyed this. It's a brief history of pretty much everything.
Pee Wee Herman Gets An iPad
Published by Toronto Mike on January 29, 2010 @ 17:36 in Humour
Yes, I used to watch Pee Wee's Playhouse. I loved that show. It's great to see Pee Wee Herman back in his playhouse getting an iPad.
Jimmy Kimmel Publicly Pounds Leno on Leno's Show
Published by Toronto Mike on January 15, 2010 @ 18:44 in Humour
I've been offline all day and out of the loop. As I catch up on what I've missed, I see Jimmy Kimmel appeared on Jay Leno's show and totally bitch slapped him.
Leno doesn't seem to realize he's being publicly pounded on his own show. What happened to NIMBYism?
Very well played, Mr. Kimmel...
Published by Toronto Mike on January 7, 2010 @ 17:00 in Humour
Louis CK is Funny, But You Already Know That
Published by Toronto Mike on January 4, 2010 @ 14:04 in Humour
If you like funny, you like Louis CK. I'm not sure there's a funnier guy out there right now.
I've been a big fan of his for a while. Heck, I even enjoyed his very short lived HBO sitcom Lucky Louie. From the "better late than never" pile, I finally saw his 2007 HBO comedy special "Louis C.K.: Shameless". And yes, it was funny, but you already know that.
He opened with a little bit "Tell Your Girlfriend I Said Thanks". NSFW!
More Louis CK hilarity:
Maple Leafs Carol of the Bells
Published by Toronto Mike on December 25, 2009 @ 12:48 in Humour, Toronto Maple Leafs
A welcome new addition to the Barilkosphere is Bloge Salming.
Here's Bloge Salming's Carol of the Bells as performed by Damien Cox of the Toronto Star with backup vocals by Howard Berger of the Fan 590. Merry Christmas!
The Creation of Adam Finally Fixed
Published by Toronto Mike on December 15, 2009 @ 11:18 in Humour
The Creation of Adam is a section of Michelangelo's fresco Sistine Chapel ceiling painted circa 1511. I don't mean to question the work of Michelangelo, but I've always felt something was missing.
Finally, they've fixed it. Here's a pic of The Creation of Adam after the edits.
Breaking News: They've gone and made another edit. I finally understand The Creation of Adam.
Kids in the Hall's Death Comes to Town Trailer
Published by Toronto Mike on December 7, 2009 @ 20:56 in Humour, Movies
A long time ago, I listed my ten favourite television shows of all-time. Number 8 was "Kids in the Hall", a show that was guaranteed to leave me in stitched when I watched it weekly on CBC from 1988 to 1994. I just found Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson to be hilarious.
Here's the trailer for the Kids in the Hall's new 8-part limited series that will air on CBC early next year. "When Death gets off the Greyhound bus in small town Shuckton, Ontario, everyone in town is implicated when one of its most distinguished citizens is found murdered".
Is it too early to set my PVR?