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The finest perveyors of cut & paste entertainment
July 23, 2007 10:50 AM   Subscribe

Cassetteboy "record famous people and make it sound like they're talking about sex or drugs. It's a winning formula" but they also bring anarchic political awareness to an already piratical realm. Harry Potter (not for sensitive Potterphiles), Big Brother, Bill Gates, Jeremy Clarkson, Jamie Oliver and The Streets face the wrath of some adolescent humourists with far too much time on their hands while David Attenborough surveys British wildlife and Frank Sinatra sings about 9/11. And for dessert Martin Luther King Jr plays Deal or No Deal. Most links YT, NSFW, YMMV.
posted by criticalbill (19 comments total) 17 users marked this as a favorite

 
This feels appropriate for, say, early 1990s. I expect to see images along with the chopped up audio nowadays. Especially on Youtube.
posted by Kraftmatic Adjustable Cheese at 10:57 AM on July 23, 2007


They've been going downhill since Di & Dodi Do Die.
posted by jack_mo at 11:02 AM on July 23, 2007


"Harry Potter and the Un/Der Age Blo/JOB"

no, I'm sorry, this isn't going to work.
posted by Avenger at 11:07 AM on July 23, 2007


I laughed at David Attenborough and Adolf Clarkson "made by the luftwaffe". Maybe it's just been a long day at work...
posted by patricio at 11:12 AM on July 23, 2007


The Harry Potter ones had me on the floor gasping with laughter. Ow, my jaw is sore. Evil bastards.
posted by metasonix at 11:13 AM on July 23, 2007


Sinatra's "And now... my skin is melting away!" got a guffaw out of me.
posted by muckster at 11:55 AM on July 23, 2007


I'd have to argue Brad Neely makes a much better Harry Potter porridge.
posted by Peter H at 11:55 AM on July 23, 2007 [2 favorites]


The Big Brother ones are fantastic. The rest are too stilted.
posted by cillit bang at 12:00 PM on July 23, 2007


Oh, the Streets one is great too.
posted by cillit bang at 12:05 PM on July 23, 2007


"It was sweating like a monstrous balloon!"

Ha. I'm dying over here.
posted by papakwanz at 12:08 PM on July 23, 2007


Dickie Goodman and Wayne Butane called. They want their DNA back.
posted by Smart Dalek at 12:30 PM on July 23, 2007 [1 favorite]


The Big Brother ones are fantastic. The rest are too stilted.

Have you not listened to the David Attenborough one? That is pure brilliance. More than makes up for the exploitative weirdness of the Sinatra clips.
posted by felix betachat at 12:34 PM on July 23, 2007


Nothing like Stephen Fry passionlessly describing, in intimate and lurid detail, about Harry Potter masturbating. It's very well done, if very much in the realm of slash fic.

Needless to say, this is awesome.
posted by slimepuppy at 12:41 PM on July 23, 2007


I didn't care for these puerile, juddering onslaughts until the Attenborough documentary. Now in pain and crying.
Joy.
posted by NinjaTadpole at 12:45 PM on July 23, 2007


Also, Kraftmatic Adjustable Cheese, I'm pretty sure you don't want to see images along with these particular chopped audio clips...
posted by slimepuppy at 12:46 PM on July 23, 2007


I don't have time to listen today, unfortunately, but just in case they're not referenced above...

The Party Party: I managed to get all the songs downloaded as an album, and it's great. Looks like you have to pull 'em individually if you want 'em now, though. Look for "white lines" especially.

The Reagans On Drugs: Awkward visual cuts cover the audio edits, but it's still fun to watch, since everything similar done since owes a bit to the original. F the digital movement, this guy did it with film back in '88.
posted by davejay at 2:08 PM on July 23, 2007 [1 favorite]


... Stephen Fry passionlessly describing, in intimate and lurid detail, about Harry Potter masturbating.

No, that's far too plausible for slash.
posted by lodurr at 2:14 PM on July 23, 2007


... and for those of you who needs video, Beyonce & Shakira just cracked me up. (Do pop vixens really need to be made to look even more ridiculous than they already do? Yes. Yes they do.)
posted by lodurr at 5:49 AM on July 24, 2007


boy, you a tough crowd
posted by criticalbill at 10:08 AM on July 25, 2007


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