Tag Archives: satire

Newswire: Faith No More’s keyboardist wrote an opera about Bigfoot

As reported by Noisey (via Rolling Stone), Roddy Bottum—the keyboard player for Faith No More—has written an opera about Bigfoot. And no, you probably didn’t just have a stroke. This is a real thing that’s really happening. Titled Sasquatch: The Opera, the show will premiere as part of the “Story Binge” project from Brooklyn’s Experiments In Opera (an organization that […]

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TV Club: Grimm: “Bad Luck”

Over the past couple weeks, much has been made of the sorry state of NBC’s comedy brand. Its low-rated critical darlings are either laid to rest or fled to Yahoo!, its freshman and sophomore comedies receive such miniscule ratings it’s a legitimate question week to week if they’re still on the air, and its newest offering debute to such scathing […]

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Newswire: Boy Next Door’s Ryan Guzman joins Heroes Reborn

Heroes Reborn, NBC’s very own swirling vortex of creative bankruptcy, misplaced nostalgia, and refreshingly naive hope, has just claimed another innocent soul: Ryan Guzman, who recently slept with Jennifer Lopez a bunch (and co-starred with her in the thriller The Boy Next Door). He’ll be joining the recently cast Robbie Kay—the kid who played evil Peter Pan on Once Upon […]

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Newswire: Andrew Dice Clay is finally famous enough for an autobiographical sitcom

For a few weeks in the ‘80s, Andrew Dice Clay was the hottest comedian in the world. Bolstered by what a publicist would probably call an “outrageous personality,” Dice built a successful comedy career out of wearing leather jackets, adding bad words to nursery rhymes, and complaining about women. Since then, though, Dice has tried to reclaim his former glory […]

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Newswire: Billy Corgan has become a man, wants to be called William now

Time to don your yarmulke and write Billy Corgan an $18 check, because the 48-year-old Smashing Pumpkins frontman, experimental musician, and ex-pro wrestling promoter has finally become a man. And as part of his transition from a Smashing Pump-kid into a Smashing Pump-adult, he’d like it if you stopped calling him “Billy.” That’s a little boy’s name. It’s William Corgan […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Stock footage company creates fake fall television lineup

A lot of television series use stock footage in their opening sequences. As many people have pointed out, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and The Americans use the same shot of a little girl in their intros. Using only stock footage, the company Dissolve has created “Faux Shows,” a reel of opening sequences for generically titled fake series. The slate of shows […]

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Newswire: Danish charity invites players to buy Bloodborne with actual blood

The highly anticipated video game Bloodborne, from the makers of Dark Souls, is set to release worldwide next week. And while most players will purchase Bloodborne the usual way—by writing “FuncoLand” on the payee line of a traveler’s check—a Danish non-profit organization is offering citizens the chance to buy the game with precious bodily fluid. The charity, GivBlod, is holding […]

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