David Marchese has this fantastic interview with David Letterman. They talk about our Dear Leader and other topics, but this part echoes the considerations of many people after Trump insulted John Lewis:
David Marchese: Is it fair to say you’re not interested in revisiting a late-night talk show?
David Letterman: My interest has shifted. When I’m talking about things to do now, it’s not like, God-dang, let’s get right back into comedy. Let’s call the Butterball hotline on Thanksgiving. But bring in Donald Trump or Mike Pence or somebody, and let me smother them with my ignorance. I’ll tell you what really got up my nose — do you have a minute? — was the John Lewis thing. Congressman John Lewis. Do I have the name right?
DL: So he announces he’s boycotting the inauguration. Trump hops on his Twitter device and describes John Lewis as just another all-talk, no-action congressman, so sad.
DM: It turns out John Lewis has been involved in a fair bit of action.
DL: Holy God. First of all, because I’m always thinking about myself, I think, I was about John Lewis’s age when he marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Would I have had the guts to do that? The all-talk John Lewis goes down there and gets a goddamned skull fracture. I mean, Trumpy will never have to worry about a skull fracture because of the hair. Thank you! How do you know if Donald Trump is lying? His lips are moving. Thank you! But in addition to every other thing that’s wrong with the Trump, he’s ignorant in a way that’s insulting to the office, insulting to America, insulting to human rights, insulting to civil rights, insulting to John Lewis. Trump saying that broke my heart. I thought, You stupid son of a bitch. You ought to have known better than that.
According to an update on their crowdfunding page, the new Mystery Science Theater 3000 series starts up on Netflix on the 14th of April.
If I told you that there was a TV show coming out, and it was based on a podcast, you might suspect it to be awful. You would be wrong, the McElroy’s first episode of their new TV show is very funny. It’s supposed to be an advice show. Nobody should follow their advice.
When last I left you, 8 years ago, Dear Data, we were up to episode 24 of these disturbingly NSFW edits of Star Trek: The Next Generation by Gazorra. Please don’t view this at work or in front of people, or other animals. Episodes 1-15 are here. Though Episode 1 seems to have been lost in a transporter accident, or more likely, YouTube’s copyright robot.
Continue reading “David Lynch’s Disturbingly NSFW ST:TNG Remix Part 3”
Did you watch The Katering Show’s first season when I linked to it, and then were too lazy to pirate season 2 when you found out that it was only on services that were either for pay or for Australians? Good news, the second “seasoning” of this “cooking” show is finally on YouTube.
I don’t usually post about stuff from comic conventions, but since everyone loves Rick & Morty I’ll make an exception for this one. At the San Diego Comic-Con this year the show’s voice of both Rick & Morty, Justin Roiland, showed a video during their panel of the show’s titular characters reading an actual court transcript from Georgia.
Previously it was only available via a shaky-cam video from the convention by an attendee, but now Adult Swim have posted the footage directly. The language is extremely vulgar and hilarious, so you’ve been warned.
Somehow I’ve never posted about The Katering Show, a comedy cooking show featuring a “…food intolerant and an intolerable foodie.” Lets remedy that and you can watch the entirety of their first season on YouTube.
The show is amazingly funny if you enjoy British or colonial-british humor.
Unless you’re in Australia and have access to iView, which I assume is a koala bear reenacting a show for you, season 2 of The Katering Show is only available in the US through a new (pay, with a free trial available) service called Fullscreen.
The FCC’s page on the CALM act that outlawed loud commercials:
Q: Do these rules also apply to radio commercials or commercials on the Internet?
A: No, the CALM Act only applies to commercials aired on television.
This explains the deafeningly loud commercials while watching Mr. Robot on USA’s Apple TV app.
Seinfeld2000 in the intro to their interview with Wayne Knight:
Look. i like to “goof around ” a lot on social media. But when youre talking to a screen & stage legend like Wayne Knight who is ENSCONSED in the seinfeld universe and emblazoned in popular cutlure, its time to get serious. im glad i did bc the result is honestly one of the best interviews in journalism history.
This interview with the actor behind Seinfeld’s Newman character has the best ending to any celebrity interview, and is overall the best celebrity interview ever published by a website.
Cutlery Corner is my favorite television show of all time. It is funnier than The Office, more socially relevant than The Wire, more suspenseful than Breaking Bad, and profoundly less boring than Mad Men. Every night the men and women on Cutlery Corner create the greatest accidental art known to mankind. Let me prove it to you.
In perhaps the ultimate proof that cutting the TV cord is possible, you can now watch Cutlery Corner live on YouTube.