Revolution - Leave It To Bush
October 17, 2004 2:19 PM   Subscribe

They misnamed the war on terror [Windows Media]
Meanwhile, Gary Busey interviews the US President [Flash]
posted by Pretty_Generic (19 comments total)
TV Sheriff is just about the most incredible cut-up act I've ever seen. I have to recommend seeing some clips on his own site.
posted by indigoskynet at 2:35 PM on October 17, 2004

that second link is GOLD.
posted by sklero at 2:46 PM on October 17, 2004

Haha, look at the homepage (outside of office hours). I've never seen that before.
posted by Pretty_Generic at 2:58 PM on October 17, 2004

that second link is GOLD.

What he said. : >
posted by amberglow at 3:03 PM on October 17, 2004

Second link is great. Plus, they were smart enough to use that Bearsuit track. I love that song.
posted by dobbs at 3:18 PM on October 17, 2004

busey + ferrets + 'fracas' = GOLD.
posted by NationalKato at 3:53 PM on October 17, 2004

The TV Sheriff piece is great. It stacked up all the odd things I heard at the DNC in regards to the war on terror, back when the democrats were trying to act tougher than the republicans.
posted by mathowie at 4:22 PM on October 17, 2004

The Bearsuit song makes the second link gold... Bearsuit rocks!!!
posted by kickerofelves at 4:24 PM on October 17, 2004

Did you catch Bush give a wink after he asked them to come to the oval office? Nicely done!
posted by Civil_Disobedient at 4:53 PM on October 17, 2004

A lot of you probably know this, but the TV Sheriff video updates a tune composed by Coldcut called 'Revolution' - mp3 download, quicktime download - which they originally put together under the name Guilty Party for the 2001 'Blair vs Hague' UK election. They launched the song a couple of weeks before the election by parading around central London on an open top bus blaring the song past the House of Commons, Downing Street and down Oxford Street and places like that. I was on the bus, it was a blast.
posted by tapeguy at 5:10 PM on October 17, 2004

Obviously, that's an .mpg and not a quicktime file. DAMN YOU APPLE!

And I'd forgotten just how hypnotic that dancing/nodding Peter Mandelson was.
posted by tapeguy at 5:46 PM on October 17, 2004

The first piece kicks ass; the second is funny.
Best of the web my ass.
posted by Blue Stone at 5:58 PM on October 17, 2004

I have no reason to visit the internets any more. I have found nirvana.
posted by bk at 6:08 PM on October 17, 2004


John Kerry's forced smile is such a white man's overbite.
posted by scarabic at 8:31 PM on October 17, 2004

Wow i agree first piece is unbelievable....

second.... I hate busey
posted by sourbrew at 11:45 PM on October 17, 2004

I happened to see TV Sheriff at a great show in San Francisco last spring. Holy cow, they have some great video. As you can see from their work with coldcut, they have MASTERED the video sampler. The night I saw them, they were playing a bunch of odds and ends from the 70s mixed together into a glorious mishmash of gameshows, commercials and after-school specials. More than mere kickass beats, they also convey a cohesive, albeit surreal, visual message with their visual work. I recommend them highly.

The Bush/Busey was pretty good, too.
posted by squirrel at 12:28 AM on October 18, 2004

Passionate butt sex... Nicely said!

Thanks for these PG.
posted by LouReedsSon at 2:48 AM on October 18, 2004

Man thank god for ninjatunes.
posted by kavasa at 3:48 AM on October 18, 2004

That first thing was just weird. I had to stop it half-way through as I thought I was going to have a seizure. The second one was also weird, but in a much, much better way.

Thank God for Warp.
posted by ed\26h at 6:58 AM on October 18, 2004

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