Friday, September 18, 2009

Fox News Reporter Heckled by Crazy 'Values Voter'

Fox News was disappointed that the people they incite to insanity would try to interrupt their broadcast.

"Well, that's too bad, because obviously we want to get the word out. A lot of people are interested in this Value Voters summit."

New Music on the Blogs

This week's mp3s: a Mos Def, Jim Jones, Black Keys collaboration, Panda Bear live at All Tomorrow's Parties, a Friendly Fires remix, a gender-bending Animal Collective cover, and a hastily produced mash-up that sums up the Kanye/Taylor/Beyonce drama from the Apple Juice Kid.

"Hoochie Coo" - Mos Def, Jim Jones and Black Keys

"Guys Eyes" (live at ATP) - Panda Bear

"Skeleton Boy" (Grum Remix) - Friendly Fires

"My Boys" - Taken By Trees

"Single, Heartless and Wild" - Apple Juice Kid

Also, two great bootlegs. One from 1994 to celebrate the upcoming Pavement reunion and one from last week to celebrate Jay-Z being the man.

Pavement - Live at The Palace, April 4th, 1994

Jay-Z - Answer The Call, NYC, September 11th, 2009

Finally, you can watch the debut of a new Flaming Lips song on Colbert.

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Paula Abdul Awkwardly Mocks Ellen

I'm sure this sounded much funnier in theory than it ended up being.

“Why you all staring at me? Can’t a girl try out a new job?”

Wolf Blitzer is Terrible at Jeopardy

The man who delivers your news to you on CNN is pretty much the worst Jeopardy player ever. He was so bad that they had to give him a pity $1,000 at the end. Andy Richter, on the other hand, is a genius.

Twitteleh: Twitter For Your Jewish Mother

It's like Twitter, but for the one person who actually cares what you're doing. Just in time for Rosh Hashanah.

"Actually calling your Jewish mother takes hours and drains you of energy."

Ann Curry's Ahmadinejad Interview

A head-covered Ann Curry scored an exclusive interview with Ahmadinejad and asked him repeatedly if he "stole" the Iranian election. He didn't bite.

SNL's 'You Lie!' Sketch

The sketch was overly long, yes. But I was happy to have SNL back to put a surprisingly clever spin on Joe Wilson's outburst.