A Love Song About the Common Cold

This is quite a clever and fun song and video from Aimee Mann. I’ve loved Aimee’s music since she blew me away on the Magnolia soundtrack. I have all her albums except her latest. Much more about the project this song below comes from (and how to purchase it) is here. It’s also nice to [Read More...]

How The Empire Strikes Back Should Have Ended

Here’s how A New Hope should have ended. Here’s how The Return of the Jedi should have ended. And the newest in this series covering plenty of franchises hilariously, is about how The Phantom Menace should have ended. For a few of my thoughts on the Star Wars prequels read my post on why Anakin’s [Read More...]

The Onion’s Philosophical Fact Check of Obama

Following President Obama’s State of the Union speech from Tuesday night, The Onino decided to clarify ambiguous and erroneous statements from the speech. Here were a few key results (Obama’s speech remarks in bold with analysis of their accuracy unbolded: “My wife, Mackenzie”: The president’s wife is named Michelle. “The American people are capable of great things”: [Read More...]

The First Gay Bachelor

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and George Takei in “The First Gay Bachelor”. I guessed the gist of what this would be before I even started the video how this would go. But it still was completely hilarious. Perfectly executed. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

SNL’s Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Advises People Struggling With Health Care Website

Hilarious: Kate McKinnon was the performer. I tried to do my part a few weeks ago by interviewing a friend whose job it is to help people navigate their options. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Jon Lajoie’s Everyday Normal Guy Trilogy

These hilarious three songs by the great Jon Lajoie hit home in way too many respects… More recently, the day after Miley Cyrus’s VMA performance, Lajoie quickly and effectively put American hypocrisy into song. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Wolverine Wolverine Wolverine

3 hilarious parody videos of Wolverine. [Read more...]

A Nihilistic Pop Song

I know it’s meant as a satire, but this song’s lyrics only make explicit the nihilistic subtext that I hear blaring out of every actual mainstream pop song about partying. Such songs’ powerful vacuity creates a feeling of soul-sucking meaninglessness, even in someone as averse to feelings of nihilism as I am. (Hat Tip, and [Read More...]

Ryan Gosling Won’t Eat His Cereal

Genius.

Hey girl, speaking of Ryan Gosling, did you know that I wrote movie reviews from time to time too? Here is one I wrote about the film Lars and the Real Girl (starring Ryan Gosling) in which I praised it for the moving way it depicted a humanist ideal for caring for those with mental illness: “Therapeutic Projection” or “How Lars and the Real Girl Made Me Cry”. I cried because I’m sensitive like that.

[caption id="attachment_27418" align="alignnone" width="600"] Dan Fincke Says “Hey Girl”, I cry at movies that treat mentally ill people like they matter.[/caption]

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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