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St. Patrick’s Day, ruined

March 16th, 2009 by Conor Lastowka · 31 Comments

Forgive me if I seem curt this morning, it’s just been a very long weekend.  A guy spends all of Saturday and most of Sunday designing his outfit for tomorrow’s St. Patricks Day parade, coming up with an all-new, original look, and just as he’s sewn the final stitch, a friend comes along and forwards him a video of some rock musician prancing around in the exact same outfit.  What the hell am I going to wear now!?

 

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31 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Elizabeth Young on Mar 16, 2009 at 8:04 am

    Well you could always include a couple of nipple rings and a dragon tattoo…that could “spice” up your outfit

  • 2 Mike on Mar 16, 2009 at 8:09 am

    And yet I have a cousin who swears that Freddy wasn’t gay, not even a little bit.

  • 3 Kris on Mar 16, 2009 at 8:11 am

    To quote the great Tom Servo: “Hmmm, where should I be looking right now?!”

  • 4 Casey on Mar 16, 2009 at 8:16 am

    Wow… I think the final stitch was also the initial stitch.

  • 5 kleathers on Mar 16, 2009 at 8:43 am

    David Bowie might have some suggestions.

  • 6 Laura on Mar 16, 2009 at 8:56 am

    It’s so gay I can’t look away. But my god is he working that ’stache.

    You know how you fix this Conor? You grab some short short shorts. Just gotta upstage Freddy, even if it means pain. Fashion is pain, brotha.

  • 7 Mr. Alexander on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:06 am

    It makes me wonder what “the dust” was a euphemism for…

  • 8 Deldobuss on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:17 am

    Wow, at first I thought you were talking about the guy in green stretch jeans.
    You were, right?
    Tell me you don’t mean to march the streets with no shoes on and those weird shorts my gym teacher used to wear?
    I can just see something falling out of those things.

  • 9 Ann Peek on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:22 am

    Freddy is lip synching? :0

  • 10 BEMaven on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:23 am

    You could always dress as a giant box of Lucky Charms.

    I built that costume for a Singles Dance last Halloween. But some joker dressed as a box of Coco Puffs got all the action.

    I have the blueprints if you want them.

  • 11 Mystok on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:42 am

    I’d stick with the Bozo the clown motif, you’ll need less make-up Conner.

  • 12 Geena on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:48 am

    Um… no.

  • 13 Geena on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:48 am

    So, Conor… did your St. Patrick’s Day plans include going to a “White Party?”

  • 14 AJ on Mar 16, 2009 at 10:21 am

    I’m going to assume it was the same costume Freddie is wearing, but in shocking green right?

  • 15 Earl Fando on Mar 16, 2009 at 10:39 am

    I’m going as a giant patch of clover. The only danger is the occasional, free-handed clod who’s looking for the “four-leafed one.”

    To prevent this embarrassing possibility, I plan to cover myself with bees, beforehand.

  • 16 Mike Nelson on Mar 16, 2009 at 12:17 pm

    Some hard-won advice: If you are planning on gamboling, parading, sashaying, and vamping as much as Mr. Mercury, make sure your Romper Shorts™ are sturdy and up to the task.

  • 17 Mr. Alexander on Mar 16, 2009 at 12:47 pm

    Yes, we all remember your tiny trunks from “Horror of Party Beach”, Nelson.

  • 18 ShutterBun on Mar 16, 2009 at 12:47 pm

    Did you make it to the parade, Connor? I was in the Delorean group (last car on the left) Great time, but I think we could have done without so many equestrian units, and their accompanying…challenges.

  • 19 chrismartindeed on Mar 16, 2009 at 1:39 pm

    Hard won?

    How many drinks you have to buy Mr. Mercury?

  • 20 BEMaven on Mar 16, 2009 at 1:42 pm

    Or did you have to wrestle him for the shorts in front of the Montgomery Wards clearance bin?

  • 21 Remmie Barrow on Mar 16, 2009 at 1:52 pm

    I think that look works better for Freddie Mercury than it would for you.

  • 22 Loyve on Mar 16, 2009 at 2:42 pm

    Oh, Come On! Freddy Mercury looks WAY more like that System Of A Down Guy than Shakespeare does! …(Just some residual left from Kevin’s last…)

  • 23 wakachiwaka on Mar 16, 2009 at 3:21 pm

    It is well known that Mercury (nee Farrokh Bulsara) only had eyes for one woman his entire life…

    Of course, that didn’t stop his eyes, or his body, from wandering frequently, which by process of elimination naturally means…

  • 24 wakachiwaka on Mar 16, 2009 at 3:26 pm

    From the look of it, that’s what the other guys in the band were saying too – they’re simply Not. Looking. At. Freddie. At. All.

    Except maybe John Deacon, just a little.

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  • 26 Ben on Mar 16, 2009 at 5:22 pm

    A green thong and matching clown shoes will avail thee.

  • 27 attaturk on Mar 17, 2009 at 12:07 am

    So Freddy Mercury loved the Montreal Canadians!

    Is that so wrong?

  • 28 Ann Peek on Mar 17, 2009 at 10:45 am

    Sorry, I think the shorts were disracting me. Someone was singing backup and Freddy was either not singing or talking…I plead the little white shorts defense. If the shorts fit, you must acquit.