Tag Archives: Videos

Awkward Moments in Entertainment History: Johnny Carson vs. Charlie Callas

UPDATE (1/27/16) – See the end of this post for some important clarification about what we now know is an urban legend! Johnny Carson’s name means little to most people under 30, but, for folks of a certain generation (especially … Continue reading

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Robot Movies Are Always Good

Or, if not “good,” at least “watchable.”  But it looks like Hugh Jackman and company will put the premise-I-just-made-up to the test with 2011’s Real Steel. If Transformers could somehow have a baby with Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots, the … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

I’d like to take this opportunity to drive the brow-o-meter down to its basest level for the first time ever with a video that has nothing whatsoever to do with this or any other holiday.  Enjoy!

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Not the Best Dog-Removal I’ve Ever Seen

Here’s a video that’s been making the rounds over the past few days.  Watch it first: The most remarkable thing about this footage is the complete inability of anyone at this soccer match in Turkey to get the dog off … Continue reading

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More Non-Consensual Fun with Animals

Don’t let the title alarm you. A few weeks back, I discussed a controversial magic trick involving Chinese goldfish and possibly magnets.*  Another equally-impressive-slash-disturbing trick has come my way in the form of the video you see below.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Awkward Moments in Entertainment History: Clive Anderson vs. The Bee Gees

In light of, um, recent events, I thought now might be an opportune time to delve into the subject of awkward moments in the history of television / music / movies / etc. This forgotten (or, in America, unseen) gem … Continue reading

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The Mel Gibson Comeback Special

Gather ’round, children, and prick up your ears for this tale of redemption. Mel Gibson’s upcoming film “The Beaver”* represents a make-or-break** comeback attempt for the erstwhile Sexiest Man Alive.  Rather than explain the premise, I present the self-explanatory trailer … Continue reading

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Random Jaw-Dropping 80’s Moment: The Hitler Rap

I’m pretty confident this wouldn’t fly today. As part of the soundtrack to his 1983 movie “To Be or Not to Be,” Mel Brooks recorded (as Hitler!) a Fuhrer-themed rap song entitled “To Be or Not to Be (The Hitler … Continue reading

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