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September 8, 2011 5:36 PM   Subscribe

swatrick payze is a weird Scottish man whose animated/puppeted videos are highly amusing. (Possible tiny cartoon nudity, if that is a worry.) Here is a photo of him. He has also recently put out a book (with an accompanying ad.)

I think I started watching with Secret Bubble Bath Tree, which is chiefly simple puppetry, and deals with some spiteful guys who like bubble baths. Then there's Davey and Andy play with toys at the garage step, which has probably the most sophisticated animation, and boasts also the brilliant "What're ye doin'?!" which is useful in many social situations.
Wee Potata Face is especially terrific, and informed me that trampolines are apparently called "trampettes" in Scotland.

Terry Runders Kicks a Stone is a longer-format piece, and King of the Castle is a shorter one, seemingly starring the same protagonist.

There're several Mullguy and Bearsden videos, including the wondrous Doing Weights, which should definitely be watched.

And Ghoulie Ghost and Apple Shower (tiny cartoon nakedness) advertize the site explicitly. They are also rather good.

There's also a wealth of amusing little drawings, and the odd book or two as well. Not to mention that I left some really good videos out of this post entirely.
posted by zusty (18 comments total) 12 users marked this as a favorite
Swatrick Payze? Don't get me wrong, I really like Com Truise and Mord Fustang but this nupid stames stuff has got to stop.
posted by feloniousmonk at 5:40 PM on September 8, 2011

In my best Scottish accent I have to say

posted by cjorgensen at 5:47 PM on September 8, 2011

Wait, how did he... scooter pull over... heli... what...

[this is good]
posted by Eideteker at 5:56 PM on September 8, 2011

This has a strange 90's cartoon short feel.

I like it.
posted by Malice at 6:03 PM on September 8, 2011

A small point - a trampette is not a Scottish thing but rather a small trampoline used for gymnastics or keep-fit.
posted by MUD at 6:08 PM on September 8, 2011

This guy is a MeFite, right? I mean, he has to be.
posted by Gator at 6:16 PM on September 8, 2011

Very funny, not least because he knows when to stop.
posted by DU at 6:18 PM on September 8, 2011

Ah'm no havin' that.
posted by Roachbeard at 6:24 PM on September 8, 2011 [1 favorite]

This is an example of a Scottish thing that would still be great even without the Scottish accents.
posted by villanelles at dawn at 6:33 PM on September 8, 2011

Oh god, swatrick payze! I love his videos so much. When I first discovered his youtube channel I spent about five weeks with the wee potata face dialogue running in a loop inside my head.
posted by hot soup girl at 7:06 PM on September 8, 2011 [1 favorite]

Tsk. Oh for GOSS-ACHE!
posted by hot soup girl at 7:25 PM on September 8, 2011

This guy is cool, but my favorite reversed-celebrity-name-band is still Weevie Stonder
posted by drinkyclown at 7:45 PM on September 8, 2011 [1 favorite]

posted by metagnathous at 7:46 PM on September 8, 2011

Oh crap Wevie, not Weevie. Too many Ranger IPAs, sorry!
posted by drinkyclown at 7:46 PM on September 8, 2011

The lad obviously watched a few too many John K cartoons, but there's no harm in that. Note the use of the occasional John K crooked finger.

I did like the Mullguy & Bearsden (named after the posh northern suburbs of Glasgow) bits. Fun!
posted by scruss at 7:11 AM on September 9, 2011

... but piece and pound coins is the best.
posted by scruss at 7:20 AM on September 9, 2011 [1 favorite]

Toffee apple house.
posted by hot soup girl at 4:20 PM on September 9, 2011

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