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Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

humourI haven't seen something this good in a while. It's a trailer for the upcoming Weird Al Yankovic biopic.

Five years ago this month, I wrote about Doctor Demento.


The Lonely Island with Julian Casablancas - Boombox

humourI 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

earthI enjoyed this. It's a brief history of pretty much everything.



Billie Jean: Literal Video Version

humourIf you liked the literal version of A-Ha's "Take On Me", the literal version of "Head Over Heels" by Tears For Fears and the literal version of Bonnie Tyler's "Total Eclipse of the Heart", you'll love this.

It's the literal version of Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean".

[via @nytimeshumor]


Pee Wee Herman Gets An iPad

humourYes, 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

TVI'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...


Paternity FAIL

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[via 9GAG]


Louis CK is Funny, But You Already Know That

humourIf 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

leafsA 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!




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