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2022: Time To Get Weird Again
Yes, this was the year of Weird. We went to see “Weird” Al live in April. Somehow, I had never seen Mr. Yankovic perform in the flesh before, but that was rectified in 2022. It was a magical night that … Continue reading
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2021: Return to Normalcy?
2021 was supposed to be the opposite of 2020. It didn’t quite turn out that way, as six days into the new year, we were treated to the culmination of four years of lunacy (and not the good kind), and … Continue reading
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2020 and the (Mostly) Topical Funny 25
While this year’s Funny 25 had its usual share of good ole offbeat wackiness (“Monster Rap,” “Wet Dream,” “Shatnered”), the traditional “Weird Al” song, and the first appearance of a George Carlin classic, it seemed like 2020’s list had far … Continue reading
The Old Town Road Effect
It’s time for the annual update to Dr. Demento’s TOP 100 (or so) DEMENTED HITS (from Funny 25’s)! This year saw a few shifts in the rankings, as three songs from previous years re-appeared and earned enough points to make … Continue reading
One Al To Rule Them All
It’s time for the annual Doctor Demento Funny 25 and my update to the Dr. Demento’s TOP 100 (or so) DEMENTED HITS (from Funny 25′) – 1974 to 2018. This year saw the return of the most frequent visitor to … Continue reading
What do you mean you’ve never seen Firefly???
After Red Dwarf and pizza and a game of Arkham Horror, we spent the evening introducing my niece and her husband to the joys of Garth Marenghi’s Dark Place, The IT Crowd and Firefly (with a pitstop for them to … Continue reading
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Hello, Old Friend
So, I finally went and done it. I deactivated my Facebook account. After it killed the blogging community and piled up a multitude of sins, I still felt a little queasy pushing the button. Fortunately, they insisted on getting an … Continue reading
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One Last Polka 2017
Whether or not your 2017 was the greatest year ever or the coming together of all your worst nightmares, there is one thing we can say for it…it’s over! But before we kick it to the curb for our shiny, … Continue reading
Time Flies When You’re Having Funny 25’s
I just realized that this is the 15th time I have cataloged points for the Top 100 (or so) Demented Hits from Doctor Demento’s annual Funny 25. Fifteen years is just a small slice of the 40+ countdowns the good … Continue reading
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Bad Hombres, Nasty Women and other SOB’s
It’s time once again for the annual update to the list of Dr. Demento’s TOP 100 (or so) DEMENTED HITS (from Funny 25’s). This year featured plenty of Donald Trump parodies from Bad Hombres, Nasty Women to The Donald Trump … Continue reading