Pena Los Arsouillos, “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” from their album Zero de Conduite. It’s on Amazon. Go buy it, put it on your iPod, and watch passersby look at you strangely as you walk down the street, laughing like a hyena.
They also do a nifty cover of “Lion Sleeps Tonight” — in French, in which, apparently, the lion is not asleep but dead — and the poisoned pudding song from Asterix and Cleopatra.
Ira Newborn Main Theme The Naked Gun: From The Files Of Police Squad (1988)
This is not the recording from the original score, rather the version performed by the Intergalactic Contemporary Ensemble out of Minnesota. Still, though—we’re posting it here in tribute to the late, great Leslie Nielsen. Rest in peace, sir.
So I was out of milk and Diet Pepsi and egg sammiches. I went out to buy groceries, with my little pull cart thing, as you do. And I'm listening to the new edition of The Bugle on my iPhone, which includes a story about Mr Burlusconi's statue with its new magnetic detachable penis. (Google it. Just Google it. If I try to explain it, I...just Google it.) And I get to the supermarket and shut the iPhone off. And I buy my milk and my Diet Pepsi and my egg sammiches, and I check out, and I load up my little pull cart thing, and I zip up my coat and I plug in my headphones and turn The Bugle back on.
And the first thing I hear is Andy Zaltzman shouting:
I can never agree with you that the Incarnation, or any truth, has to satisfy emotionally to be right (and I would not agree that for the natural man the Incarnation does not satisfy emotionally). It does not satisfy emotionally for the person brought up under many forms of false intellectual…