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July 25, 2008

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Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* Anne Thompson takes a look at the team that will be replacing Ebert and Roeper.

* The Headless Werewolf writes that giallo star Edwige Fenech is one of his very favorite Scream Queens. As well as one of movie history's raving beauties, I'd add. (That last link is NSFW.)

* Video Twitter.

* Angry black man Chris watches/listens to some current hiphop videos and feels his spirits sink.

* An inspired video mashup.

* I'm reconsidering my childhood ambition to become a race car driver. (Link thanks to Charlton Griffin.)

* MBlowhard Rewind: I woke up to the one movie ad-line that makes me absolutely certain I don't want to watch that movie. Commenters on the posting are hilarious.



posted by Michael at July 25, 2008


That was a damned good rant that Chris posted about hiphop... whatever hiphop is.

Remember... teenager music is all about outraging and irritating the adults. So, the more "tolerant" and "inclusive" a society becomes, the more outrageous and irritating the teenagers must become. If you make collosal spoiled brats out of your children, they will come home with a bodies covered with tattoos, metal objects embedded in their tongues and red-orange hair.

This is their way of telling you that they will never "sell out." I think that this is the "creativity" that the metal adherents were trying to explain to me.

In the whiter regions of America, letting people know that you are above working for a living is the ultimate expression of... I don't know what to call it. Hipsterism? Supreme assholism?

This is the reason that Chinese and Indians have taken over all the egghead jobs. We white people take great pride in making our children utterly useless.

Posted by: Shouting Thomas on July 25, 2008 10:12 AM

"This is their way of telling you that they will never "sell out." I think that this is the "creativity" that the metal adherents were trying to explain to me."

Wrong. You have no clue what you're talking about in this specific case. I'll post some links to mp3s.

Posted by: JV on July 25, 2008 12:35 PM

At least there's some variety in DVD graphic approaches. By contrast, there seems to be no variety whatsover to movie trailers. There seems to be a mandatory use of either "in a world where . . .", "in a land where" or "in a time when." See here:

Posted by: fenster moop on July 25, 2008 4:57 PM

fenster, that was one funny video. I've been in recording sessions like that. Never been fired, though.

Posted by: Charlton Griffin on July 25, 2008 11:10 PM

If I had known about Edwige back in the day, Elke Sommer and Barbara Bouchet would barely have registered. Just the luck of the draw, I assume, that she was never adopted by Hollywood as a Eurobabe flavor of the month. And now she's a major cult fetish. Ex-Premiere critic Glenn Kenny has nsaps of her on his Facebook page. And here she is, still stunning, shooting "Hostel II" no more than a year or two ago. [] Recommended for the part by, of course, QT, who is everywhere.

Posted by: David C on July 26, 2008 1:49 PM

anyone else having trouble with the Anne Thompson link? I get taken to a "trackback ping" or some such.

Posted by: Judith Sears on July 27, 2008 3:19 PM

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