Newswire: Tom Scharpling says Google ripped off Best Show for a Chromebook ad
Beloved curmudgeon (and voice actor, and radio host, and musician) Tom Scharpling has a new cause to grumble about, and, true to form, he’s going after the biggest dog on the online block: Google. Firing up his undying furnace of grouchy ire, Scharpling has accused The Company That Knows Where You Live of ripping off one of his The Best Show running jokes/songs for its latest Chromebook ad campaign.
Does anyone have a clip of me discussing “Come On Y’All It’s Time To Have Fun”? This kills me. STEAL FROM SOMEONE WHO GETS PAID, YOU RATS
— scharpling (@scharpling) November 19, 2015
The song in question? “Come On Y’All It’s Time To Have Fun,” Scharpling’s dorkily acapella’d ode to mindless party tracks, which the comedian has been joking about turning into a hit single for years. (Islands frontman and Serial composer Nick Thorburn …