Wednesday, August 22, 2007

The Final Days of Orson Welles

Orson Welles, a man who brought us Citizen Cane, the fiendish villain of The Third Man, a man reduced to selling champagne in the twilight of his career:

While this is funny in it's own way, this next video really takes the cake. I've laughed at this clip consistently for over a year. I present to you, Drunken Orson Welles:

Muah-ah-ah the French...


Friday, August 3, 2007

The Onion News Network

So I've recently discovered the Onion News Network, a live-action take on the Onion that parodies broadcast television news in the same way that the website/magazine parodies newspapers. And... well, it's pretty damned funny.

I know what you might be thinking - "Hasn't the Daily Show done this kind of thing already?" Well, not really. Onion News Network parodies the news in a much more faithful, straight-up way; it's as if normal news anchors were given bizarre, unusual stories, a sharp contrast to the Daily Show's winking self-awareness.

Anyway, here's a segment that tickled my fancy, "Time Magazine's 10,000 Least Influential People":

Time Releases Annual List Of Least Influential Americans

Have a good'un.

- Sean

Thursday, August 2, 2007