Scary Blogger?
April 2, 2000 12:15 PM   Subscribe

Scary Blogger? Jeez Matt, Relax - you've got a cool job now, so just take it easy ;-)
posted by tomcosgrave (5 comments total)
In case you're wondering, the "fifth blogger" is a vague joke reference to an old Saturday Night Live episode where Eddie Murphy claimed to be the fifth beatle (complete with doctored recordings of beatles songs with his own voice overlayed). I couldn't find any excerpts or video online, just this tiny mention (a couple sentences in they mention it).
posted by mathowie at 12:47 PM on April 2, 2000

Don't forget that "fifth Beatle" was a term applied to several individuals, from onetime manager George Martin to the drummer that Richard Starkey replaced, Pete Best. Some other fifth Beatles, just so the kids don't forget.
posted by dhartung at 8:44 PM on April 2, 2000

But Matt, didn't you have a cool job already? Now you just have a cooler one. As a rock star.
posted by endquote at 8:47 PM on April 2, 2000

Don't forget Murray the K... He proclaimed himself the fifth Beatle unlike most of the others who had the title applied to them.
posted by stefnet at 9:19 PM on April 2, 2000

One other candidate for Fifth Beatle: Billy Preston, who got a "with" credit on "Let It Be".
But, Mathowie, there's already a fifth name on the
Pyra VIP page... but then, anything better than the Eleventh Beatle is still an honor...
posted by wendell at 9:26 PM on April 2, 2000

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