Friday, December 3, 2010
if you're a fan of the classic Chuck Jones/Warner Bros. Animation like I am, you'll enjoy this live action version of the "Roadrunner vs. Wiley E. Coyote" cartoons of yore. It's done by Apache Pictures and the actor playing the Roadrunner actually looks a bit like the original. I don’t know if this is part of a show-reel or the beginning of a viral campaign for an energy drink. Whatever it is, it works better than Acme Rocket Skis. Shot on location in Moab, Utah.
Enjoy! Beep Beep!
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was convicted of drug possession yesterday in a New Zealand court. Police found 27 grams of marijuana on his boat in October. Rudd's lawyer had argued that a conviction could interfere with his touring with AC/DC, but the judge said, "It was not just an accident. You were blindly ignoring the law. You have been playing Russian roulette." Rudd was also ordered to pay a $250 fine and court fees.
Rudd, who's on his second tour of duty with AC/DC, is the only Australian-born member of the band.
Thursday, December 2, 2010
You... yes YOU... can own you very own Ozzy Ouija Board Game. All you have to do is purchase a VIP Package for Ozzy's upcoming 2011 U.S. Tour ($1000) and you're 1/2 way to contacting the spirit of Randy Rhodes on the other side of the mountain. I've always thought that a Ozzy-themed version of "Life" would also be tons of fun.
I refer to you "Exhibit A" below...
*WARNING* you have to be stoned to enjoy this Pink Floyd cover.
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Steven Tyler's version of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Indy 500 in 2001 is one of the 10 worst performances of the song, according to Billboard. During the song he changed the "home of the brave" to "home of the Indianapolis 500." Tyler came in at number-seven, with the top honor going to Kat DeLuna. Bret Michaels didn't make the list for his performance last month at the Ford 400 Grand NASCAR race in Florida, but the reviews haven't been favorable. He couldn't hit the high notes and was aided by a local singer named Nanette Molina.
1. Kat DeLuna - 2008
2. Roseanne Barr - 1990
3. Michael Bolton - 2003
4. Scott Stapp - 2005
5. Aaron Neville, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John - 2006
6. Jesse McCartney - 2009
7. Steven Tyler - 2001
8. R. Kelly - 2005
9. Keri Hilson - 2010
10. Josh Groban and Flea - 2010
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Ahhh Christmas! A woman whose Black Friday tirade at Menards was caught on video might be getting more than she bargained for. Grand Chute police are seeking the public's help in identifying the young woman for questioning in connection with incidents at Menards and nearby WAL*MART. The cell phone video below shows the woman damaging merchandise and shouting obscenities at Menards employees. The video shows pandemonium erupt as store employees confront the woman, who cut ahead of other shoppers standing in a checkout line.
Rolling Stone has compiled its list of the top feuds in rock and topping the list are Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. Rounding out the Top Five are Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel at number two, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry at three, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey at four, and brothers Ray and Dave Davies at five. --Sal Cirrincione
1) Mick Jagger and Keith Richards -- The Rolling Stones
2) Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel -- Simon & Garfunkel
3) Steven Tyler and Joe Perry - Aerosmith
4) Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey -- The Who
5) Ray and Dave Davies -- The Kinks
6) John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison -- The Beatles
7) David Gilmour and Roger Waters -- Pink Floyd
8) Don and Phil Everly -- The Everly Brothers
9) Liam and Noel Gallagher - Oasis
10) Axl Rose and Slash -- Guns N' Roses
11) Eddie Van Halen and David Lee Roth -- Van Halen
MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil suffered an awkward fall on the ice during his appearance on the latest episode of ABC's newest reality show, "Skating With The Stars". Sean Young and Denis Petukhov also became the first pair to be eliminated after receiving the lowest combined score from the first two performances, managing only 64 out of a possible 120 points.
According to Digital Spy, here's what the judges — Olympian Johnny Weir, skating commentator Dick Button and celebrity choreographer Laurieann Gibson — said about Vince's second performance:
Johnny: Says that he saw an "aura of intensity" when watching Vince as his musical knowledge has come in handy. However, urges him to concentrate on "basic skating" due to the fall Vince suffered during the performance. (Technical Merit: 3 / Artistic Impression: 6)
Laurieann: Calls Vince "masculine" and loves the drama and musicality of the performance. "Technically, the ice skating was bad, but just for the artistic side, amazing!" (Technical Merit: 6 / Artistic Impression: 6)
Dick: Tells Vince not to worry about making mistakes but advises him to work on his skating skills. "I enjoy your personality on the ice and I'm having a great time watching you!" he adds. (Technical Merit: 4 / Artistic Impression: 5)
Watch video footage of Vince's second performance below.