Thursday, July 06, 2006
Blondie ‘Eat To The Beat’
As I’m writing this, I’m watching The Beverly Hillbillies on Superstation WGN. The Beverly Hillbillies is one of my all time favorite shows and WGN is currently showing the episodes where they go to England because a distant relative of Uncle Jed’s has died.
Those episodes are classic and back in the day when the cast went across the pond; the folks of merry ol’ England had a reaction much like the Americans greeting The Beatles.
One of my favorite scenes from those first England episodes is when Jethro talks to the driver of the limousine using what he thinks is a microphone. As it turns out, he’s holding the cigarette lighter and he tells the driver… “Hey! Your microphone’s getting hot!”
I laugh like a maniac every time!
Since Kim wanted it, she’s got it… ECW. Extreme Championship Wrestling can be found on Sci-Fi Tuesday nights at 10.
There’s a lot going on with this show and it seems that Vince McMahon is getting his hands dirty with the production of this show. It seems that the ECW isn’t up to snuff for him.
To me, now that McMahon is involved, it’s only a matter of time when this Phoenix returns to ash. And to top it off, two of their top stars were recently popped for speeding by the Ohio State Patrol. When the trooper came up to the car they rolled the window down to show license and registration. And in Cheech & Chong fashion, marijuana smoke rolled out of the car like a smoke machine doing overtime for the Doobie Brothers.
Rob Van Dam and the suicidal, homicidal, genocidal Sabu were busted.
The Emmy nominations were announced early this morning and I was more than pleasantly surprised to see that Jane Kaczmarek was nominated for Best Actress in a comedy series. COOL!
I feel that she won’t win, but it’s great that she and the show are getting a little recognition now that it’s been cancelled. I can’t help but hope that one of my favorite shows will get that eighth Emmy. You can catch the reruns on Fox 8 12:30am. Set those VCR’s and DVR’s.
I saw some great news on Amazon the other day concerning another one of my favorite shows, The Tick. They’re releasing season one on DVD at the end of August and I couldn’t be happier. A lot of fans of The Tick have been patiently waiting for this release on DVD.
The Tick originally ran on Fox Kids back in the early to mid 90’s. The show was aimed at kids, but the humor is more for adults. It’s a great parody attacking the world of superheroes. Try it, you’ll like it.
Here are some shows that I’ve been waiting for on DVD: Get A Life, The Untouchables, Invaders, Newhart, and WKRP In Cincinnati.
What are the ones you’re looking for?
I finally finished off the last season of 24 and I was a little disappointed with the ending and then it smacked me one. And that smack pleased me when I saw the Chinese had kidnapped Jack Bauer and there’s no telling what they’re going to do with him when the next season kicks off in January.
Oooooo… I can’t wait, dammit (Bauer says “dammit” a lot and makes for a good drinking game like “Hi Bob!” on The Bob Newhart Show).
How did you spend your 4th of July?
I meant to catch Benjomatic in downtown Greensboro, but I ended up working a pool party gig with Coup Delicious and Triad DJ Service. I couldn’t pass up the chance to make a little extra scratch.
I didn’t care about missing any fireworks because I have never cared for that stuff. I prefer my explosives sharing the stage with rock n’ roll bands like KISS.
But for some crazy reason, I’ve always dated girls that care about seeing the Fourth of July fireworks. And that’s the good thing about being single; I haven’t been with the thousands of people that turn out for those displays in the last few years.
Perhaps I should just settle into the “bachelor for life” because it’s not so bad… No more going to see Fourth of July fireworks