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...]
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...]
It’s the first weekly Camels With Hammers Nietzsche Saturday! But I won’t have time to get the post written until this evening. So in the meantime, I present you with this great little video that has just about everything awesome except Nietzsche in it. [Read more...]
In case you missed it, as part of plugging a live version of this song, I ranted a bit about evangelical Christian treatment of sex a couple weeks ago. Above is the official NSFW video they posted today. Having grown up a huge “Weird Al” fan whose favorite song of his has always been “One [Read More...]
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]