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Entries from May 2009

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Rifftones

May 7th, 2009 by Kevin Murphy · 57 Comments

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Sparkly vampires!  Sexy Stooges! Mambo-ing zombies!  Bowie-ing Nelson!  They’re all here, and more!
Ever since Rifftrax started, people have asked, “When are you guys going to do more music? What’s the matter with you?  Why are Kevin’s pants so femmy?”    Well in answer to the first question, we’re officially tickled to introduce our first collection, [...]

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This… is… SPARTA!!

May 6th, 2009 by Bill Corbett · 33 Comments

Sparta, Wisconsin, that is!

Sparta, the “Bicycling Capital of America!”

Sparta, where the 32-foot statue of Gay 90s (shut up) cyclist “Ben Bikin” greets you!

Sparta, where Ben Bikin’s tiny human counterpart “Little Ben” is happy to welcome you!
But stand warned: gently mock of any of the above, and you WILL get your ass kicked down a bottomless [...]

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Apparently, not a joke

May 5th, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 49 Comments

I see your ropeless jump rope and raise you jogging without the ground.

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Next up: pantsless pants!

May 4th, 2009 by Bill Corbett · 44 Comments

The only obstacle to jumping rope: the rope.

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Until today, I was very prone to bitchin’

May 4th, 2009 by Bill Corbett · 32 Comments

…until this cop from COP ROCK rocked, and told me to quit it. Lesson learned!

Thanks to blablover5 for bringing COP ROCK back into our lives… and our hearts. Blablovers 1 through 4 never did anything that wonderful for us!

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The Last Man on Earth watches a whole bunch of crap

May 4th, 2009 by Conor Lastowka · 25 Comments

There were lots of great entries for the Last Man on Earth challenge! Thanks to everyone who mocked Vincent Price’s pain/madness by changing his video to something absurd.  I picked first, second and third place.
First place goes to Askbotboy for his Mighty Boosh mashup:

Second place to Ejiehi for the most insanity inducing clip of them all.  [...]

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Weekend Challenge

May 1st, 2009 by Conor Lastowka · 52 Comments

After talking about doing this for WAY longer than it should have taken, we finally decided to change what Vincent Price was watching during this awesome scene from The Last Man on Earth:

But there’s got to be other things out there that would warrant that kind of a response from him.  We’ve uploaded the raw [...]

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Iconic Movie Scene

May 1st, 2009 by Conor Lastowka · 16 Comments

It’s back!

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Trappings of privilege

May 1st, 2009 by Conor Lastowka · 30 Comments

Was reading an article about Justice David Souter stepping down, when I came across some valuable information:
He kept comfortably to routine, bringing a daily lunch of an apple and yogurt in a plastic grocery bag, eating alone in his chambers.

I leapt on this, and placed a phone call, hoping to land this dynamic sounding [...]

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Jelly Roll, Faire Maiden, Backstreet

May 1st, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 14 Comments

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On this, the 1st day of May, Van Morrison has tender words of sweet love for you and yours.

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