Category: Comedy

And the Oscar for Best Comedy goes to...

And the Oscar for Best Comedy goes to...
Of course we all know that Academy Awards are not given for the comedy category, which is too bad, because as someone once said, “It’s harder to make someone laugh than to make them cry.” Only the Golden Globes have a Musical/Comedy category, which sometimes goes to lavish, over the top musical productions that aren’t... Read more »

Eleven Great Movie Satires

Eleven Great Movie Satires
A great satire has to not only skewer its subject; it needs to be a terrific film as well. The movies I have chosen not only do an excellent job of lampooning their targets, they were sometimes trendsetters for a whole array of imitators.  This was a tough list to make as movies such as... Read more »

Eleven of the Most Underrated Comedies You Need to See

I’ve seen lots of lists of the top ten comedies.  You know them by now.  I wanted to give everyone a list of movies that get routinely left off those lists, yet are classics in their own right. Each and every one of these comedic tour de farces are in my permanent DVD collection. Below... Read more »
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Song Of The Day - "D**k In A Box" by The Lonely Island featuring Justin Timberlake

by Eric Berman Song Of The Day – “D**k In A Box” by The Lonely Island featuring Justin Timberlake  Nothing says “Merry Christmas” quite like “D**k In a Box!” Probably the funniest skit/song ever on Saturday Night Live and it happened on their 2006 holiday show…hence the holiday theme! The Lonely Island consists of three... Read more »

Clip Of The Day - "Whip My Hair" by Jimmy Fallon & Bruce Springsteen

Jimmy Fallon as Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen as a young Bruce Springsteen perform Willow Smith’s hip-hop hit “Whip My Hair” on last night’s “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Show.” Watch: “Whip My Hair” by Jimmy Fallon as Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen

Song Of The Day - "Magical Misery Tour" by National Lampoon

Song Of The Day – “Magical Misery Tour” by National Lampoon  Another spot-on parody courtesy of National Lampoon from the 1972 album “Lemmings.” Tony Hendra supplies the Lennon vocals while the piano comes courtesy of Melissa Manchester. “Lemmings” spoofed the Woodstock generation with a cast that included a pre-SNL Chevy Chase and John Belushi, plus... Read more »
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Song Of The Day - "Southern California Brings Me Down" by National Lampoon

Song Of The Day – “Southern California Brings Me Down” by National Lampoon  This spot-on parody of Neil Young comes courtesy Tony Scheuren from the 1975 National Lampoon album “Goodbye Pop.” The album also features several hilarious skits that find Bill Murray playing late-night DJ Mel Brewer to Christopher Guest’s Ron Fields….”Whaling songs are the... Read more »
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