About a year ago, my wife and I were in the midst of watching the classic Stephen Fry/Hugh Laurie-helmed Jeeves and Wooster and we were allowing our kids to watch it along with us. We had been watching episodes each…
Weird Al’s initial stab at a title track for his new album met with resistance from the original “artist”. Or, as @badbanana put it, “The song Lady Gaga didn’t want you to hear[.]”. Glorious. UPDATE: Here’s Weird Al’s side of…
Vergeblicherufnummersuchemüherealisierung Literally: wasted telephone number search-effort realization The dawning realization that the business phone number you just spent five minutes tracking down on Google was, in fact, already stored in your phone’s contact list, primarily due to the fact that…
Verlorenfreundüberraschenfalschgefühlgeburtstaggrüssung noun Literally: Surprised by a lost friend fake enthusiastic birthday greeting The false bravado one adopts upon encountering an estranged friend while attending a third party’s child’s birthday party. (Ref. inspiration)
Apfelzerstörenangst noun Literally: Apple destroying anxiety or dread The sense of existential dread one experiences in the moments after dropping one’s lunch sack and having heard a sickening “thunk”, thus assuring the bruised-beyond-recognition of one’s apple.
At first, I was like “Heh.”, then I was like “Ohhhh…”, then I was like “Ouch.” I mean, they’re even driving an exact doppelgänger of my minivan. Very ouch, baby.
Brilliant: Or should I say “clever”? (Via @scalzi.)
Spoof Flash-based game + grammatically-challenged review + epic dramatic reading of review + Carl Orff + Flash typography animation = well, this bit of genius: Explain to me, EXPLAIN TO ME! why this is so funny.
I laugh, because the alternative is to cry: If only ’tweren’t so true. Via Laughing Squid, who you probably ought to be subscribing to anyways.
This guy? Maybe. (Via Laughingsquid’s A Cappella Multitrack of Ghostbusters theme performed solo. That pretty much summarizes it, actually.)