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]

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God’s Embarrassing Diary

This satire is a little bit hamhanded, clunky, and hokey, but the idea is good, the points made are valuable, and a few of the jokes really work:

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True Facts About Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman Titty Sprinkles

This may be the funniest YouTube video of the year:

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Had A Bad Year?

Sometimes you have to let go before you can move on. [Read more...]

Hegel, I Goethe Goethe Have You ‘Cause I Nietzsche Nietzsche Nietzsche So Bad

A charmingly silly song composed with many German philosophers’ last names by J. Boor: Even apart from the novelty value, it’s a catchy tune in the vein of Stephen Merritt of the Magnetic Fields. Buy the song for just a dollar and/or read the lyrics here. Casey Charllotte Carr comments in the spirit of the [Read More...]

Woody Allen’s Socratic Apologies

Woody Allen on Socrates: This and more short stories are in Allen’s book Side Effects Thanks to Alyssa for the find! [Read more...]

Dogxter

A parody of the opening sequences of the show Dexter. This one featuring the morning rituals of a dog, rather than a serial killer. [Read more...]

How To Be Sexy

Sarah Haskins, who used to hilariously dissect and satirize the messages in advertisements for women’s projects on her “Target Women” segments for Current TV is back with a video for women on how to be sexy. [Read more...]


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