Tuesday, October 31, 2023
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Saturday, October 28, 2023
- First of all this: the South Park/Disney logo mash-up. This cracked me up.
- The woke recasting of every single South Park character, with not only the boys recast as empowered women of color, but also Butters' dad, Mr. Garrison, the police chief, and the proprietor of City Wok recast the same as well.
- Cartman not only as a black woman, but also as evil alternate-universe Kathleen Kennedy.
- Grinding Hollywood in general (and Disney in particular) about recasting long-beloved characters as different from the originals, then doubling-down when fans object.
- We also got an appearance from Bob Iger, but only got to see The Boss in a picture. I've heard this may not be the last time South Park takes on Disney, and with Steamboat Willie-era Mickey Mouse going into the public domain in 2024, who knows what Matt and Trey have planned for the House of Mouse in future episodes.
- Look what they've done to our City Wok:
Friday, October 27, 2023
Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Saturday, October 21, 2023
And much more gracious, too. From Deadline: Behind the scenes of the Queen's Paddington Bear video.
A few tidbits from the article:
...the sketch’s writer Simon Farnaby has revealed that the Queen had trouble nailing her lines on the day, but battled on, despite her failing health.
...the Queen had been given the line about keeping her marmalade sandwich in her handbag, but initially delivered it too harshly...
“He’d go, ‘Like you’re talking to your grandchildren.’ She’d say, ‘Oh, of course. I’m so sorry.’”
Farnaby added that when he complimented the Queen on her acting skills, she told him it was because she was, actually, the Queen. “I do it all the time,” she said.
Not only was her performance absolutely adorable, but in addition to pulling it off at the age of 96 (just a few months before her death, as it turned out) she also managed to keep it a complete secret from her own family. They were as surprised as everyone else when it was shown.
And then of course, there was this:
Sunday, October 15, 2023
Saturday, October 14, 2023
|The South Park boys reimagined Hollywood-style for (tu-dum) MODERN AUDIENCES!|
Thursday, October 12, 2023
|An oldie but goodie from icanhazcheeseburger|
Monday, October 9, 2023
|*Hugs Nora, Asta, and Nick*|