For those who like a little WTF?
with their opera. [NSFW]
. Of course, there's a Making Of
video. Also NSFW
, and in German.
The Swedish Chef (Muppet Wiki)
is the incomprehensible preparer of foodstuffs for The Muppet Show. A rather literal variation of the Live-Hand Muppet concept, the Swedish Chef is a humanoid character, with human hands rather than gloves. An annotated list of every televised appearance of the Swedish Chef is after the fold... Børk! Børk! Børk! [Click here to view the thread translated fully into Mock Swedish] [more inside]
In the 1960s and 1970s Hong Kong had a thriving film
, dominated by studios such as Cathay Studios
One of Cathay's most fabulous stars was Grace Chang
), referred to by some as the Marlene Dietrich of Hong Kong Chinese
cinema. Her greatest hit was The Wild Wild Rose
(Ye mei gui zhi lian), based on Bizet's Carmen. The showstopper is
her version of Habanera
(YT). [more inside]