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May 31st, 2008

Musical Comedy

There are two ways one could, conceivably, torture me. One would be to serve me a sandwich of Little Smokies with a side of pineapple. The other would be to force me to listen to musical comedy.

Outside of the occasional “Weird Al” Yankovic song – and I do mean occasional – I pretty much never like musical comedy. A good deal of it is too cute and/or rhyme-y to be amusing to me. Whenever we’re watching standup and a guitar comes out, I know it’s time for me to tune out.

I’m still willing to entertain the idea that maybe I just haven’t found the “right” musical comedian yet. But I think it’s a really slim chance. Musical comedy just isn’t funny to me.

Except for Gwen Stefani. She’s hilarious.

Posted in Television, Movies, and Music

Steve A May 31, 2008, 7:02 pm

Have you ever heard of the Arrogant Worms? Or, how about, Bob Rivers? They just might change your mind.

Ciao,

Robert May 31, 2008, 11:16 pm

You need Sparks and Ween. They’re the tops.

jk June 1, 2008, 2:42 am

Bernadette Peters!

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