Very Rude, Very Unsafe For Work, But Charming And Just About OK For Friday Night...Perhaps!
April 12, 2002 8:53 PM   Subscribe

Very Rude, Very Unsafe For Work, But Charming And Just About OK For Friday Night...Perhaps! Whatever: There's still no excuse for this kind of thing. It's number one E-mail forwardista in Portugal and 9 out of 10 female Iberian bloggers recommend it. So please don't click if you're a prude or dislike pseudo-country music. Is all I'm saying...[Shockwave required]
posted by MiguelCardoso (28 comments total)
That was beautiful, Miguel.

Thank God I have a beer for my tears.
posted by jonmc at 9:02 PM on April 12, 2002

Jack Black is going to come to portugal and personally kick your ass for calling him "pseudo-country", Miguel. Consider yerself warned.

Hehe, just kidding. I do think the Tenacious D joke has worn a little thin, but their videos, including this one, are pretty killer:
see em all here

I'm partial to "Wonder Boy" as well.
posted by malphigian at 9:02 PM on April 12, 2002

Ya gotta love Tenacious D.
Okay, you don't. But I do.
And by the way, that was a fun little video. I think it's time to go to bed now . . .
posted by ashbury at 9:07 PM on April 12, 2002

Serves me right for having my volume turned up high (was listening to Blur live).

I agree with malphigian, that Jack Black is getting ever so slightly stale.
posted by riffola at 9:07 PM on April 12, 2002

Okay, you don't. But I do
Never were truer words spoken. Really though, it was their promo for the Osbournes on MTV that made me want to strangle Jack Black.
posted by eyeballkid at 9:08 PM on April 12, 2002

He's too cool for my liking...
posted by protocool at 9:09 PM on April 12, 2002

I would have enjoyed it better if it hadn't cut out halfway through every fifteenth whole note.

What is so goddamn hard about a load script? When you have content that only works if it's contiguous?

posted by dhartung at 9:11 PM on April 12, 2002

dhartung: view it off the "via a webpage" link from my post above, thats from tenaciousd's official site, and it has a load page.
posted by malphigian at 9:13 PM on April 12, 2002

Here's the Spanish site - perhaps too EuprOnean for American tastes - from whence the little film emerged and conquered our Peninsula. A testament to transatlantic tastes. Nay, dhartung: almost a commitment to NATO culture. ;)
posted by MiguelCardoso at 9:14 PM on April 12, 2002

That has got to be the most endearing, sweet, adorable, gross piece a crap Shockwave thing I've seen in awhile. It's what Radiskull & Devil Doll wanted to be but couldn't. Very good call, Miguel.
posted by ZachsMind at 9:37 PM on April 12, 2002

Worst. Post. Ever.

I mean, if that's all it takes to make it in Portugal, I'm packing my valise and buyin' a ticket.

Seriously, Jack Black makes me shudder.
posted by evanizer at 9:37 PM on April 12, 2002

evanizer, say it ain't so. One of my best freinds siad that I reminded her of a skinny version of Jack Black's charcter in High Fidelity. Trust me, the man is way past cool.
posted by jonmc at 9:40 PM on April 12, 2002

Ease up evanizer, it's not the worst post ever. I kind of dug it.
posted by MaddCutty at 10:39 PM on April 12, 2002

ha. i just got back from the Tenacious D show in chicago. they were pretty funny, but it got old long before the end of their set.
posted by chrisege at 10:44 PM on April 12, 2002

"Watch this - I'm going to sell five albums."

* cues music, can't make it play over everybody's speakers *

Oh well - whatever you do, just go get som Beta Band (Dry the Rain) for your poor self.
posted by yhbc at 10:44 PM on April 12, 2002

Is that really what people consider pseudo-country music?
posted by HTuttle at 10:53 PM on April 12, 2002

The version linked directly off Tenacious D's site has the girl topless. The version Miguel linked has the girl wearing some kind of bra/top. WTF!?

Can somebody walk me through that thought processes? It's OK to simulate a sex act. It's OK to bust out rhymes like I'm going to fuck her completely. It's OK to show the girl sucking a crab-laden public hair out of the guy's mouth, but we can't possibly show a cartoon nipple. Quick paint a top on that girl.
posted by willnot at 11:03 PM on April 12, 2002

For the record, this video was animated by the same guy who created Ren & Stimpy, though his name escapes me presently.
posted by Danelope at 12:15 AM on April 13, 2002

danelope: dunno if it was any individual person, but it was these guys.
posted by juv3nal at 2:00 AM on April 13, 2002

For all intents and purposes, Spumco = John Kricfalusi, the creator of Ren & Stimpy.
posted by Fofer at 8:40 AM on April 13, 2002

Are you the same Miguel who objected to the user name that looked like boobs because you found it embarrassing to type? You've certainly come a long way. If you even are that Miguel. I'm going to be watching you very closely from now on.
posted by iconomy at 8:55 AM on April 13, 2002

No boobie talk this early in the morning, iconomy, it's not good for me...
posted by jonmc at 9:15 AM on April 13, 2002

tenacious d rocks my fucking socks off... what an inspirational video. i'm ready for a video for Tribute
posted by sixtwenty3dc at 9:34 AM on April 13, 2002

Spumco rule and so does Miguel.
posted by Spoon at 10:15 AM on April 13, 2002

tell me, which is more offensive:

( . )( . ),
(o)(o) or

( . )( . )?

And how is :-) not offensive?? I'd rather see ( . )( . )s on mefi than 8===>s, certainly not ones being serviced.
posted by Settle at 2:07 PM on April 13, 2002

Doesn't the one angel look strikingly similar to the actor Jack Black from Orange County and from Shallow Hal?
posted by banished at 5:18 PM on April 13, 2002

You're almost more funny than the cartoon itself banished.
posted by crasspastor at 5:43 PM on April 13, 2002

Que es mas macho, pineapple o knife?

Que ella mas hembra... (.)(.) o (o)(o)?

[Er, is that even remotely grammatically correct?]
posted by five fresh fish at 6:57 PM on April 13, 2002

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