Serge Gainsbourg - “Sea, Sex and Sun” Serge thinks to himself, “Stay cool, mon ami, stay cool. You cannot dance weeth thee luhvlee black laydeez. You have too bee cool. You have to ignore thee luhvlee black laydeez weeth their heeps and tooshes. Oh how they gyrate. No Serge! No! Stay cool, mon ami. Stay cool.”
The Octuplets of Suleman - Act III, Scene I: Vivid...
Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Bellflower, California Morning The Octuplets of Suleman: Noah, Maliyah, Isaiah, Nariyah, Makai, Josiah, Jeremiah and Jonah, lay inside of their respective cribs, drinking grapefruit juice and coffee, eating blueberry scones, and reading the newspaper. A Pair of Nurses sit in chairs by the door, also having their breakfast and reading the paper, ready to assist...
Review of Italo Calvino's If on a winter's night a... →
You are reading a brief summary for a review of Italo Calvino’s 1979 novel If on a winter’s night a traveler by What a Fool Believes’ Josh Luft. You are intrigued by the brief summary of this review so you move the arrow of your computer mouse onto the link and click on it.
“All the Food is Poison!” From last night’s (inter)stellar episode of Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
A Fool for Film: Oscars® Edition →
On today’s show: Oscars® host and X-Men Origins: Wolverine star Hugh Jackman, Golden Globe® Best Actress winner and Happy-Go-Lucky star Sally Hawkins, a breakdancing Juggernaut, and a surprise “musical” guest!
This Is Not a GIF
I don’t know if this is actually possible or not, but I do know that I don’t have the means to create it: I have an idea for a video. A video for a song called “This Is Not a GIF”. The song would be hip-hop. A no-nonsense, old school beat. There would be few lyrics, possibly just the chorus. That chorus being: “This is not a GIF/This is/This is not a...
An Appreciation of Stereolab's "Blue Milk" →
Continuing the Stereolab love… Here’s an ode from Bradford Cox, of Deerhunter and Atlas Sound, to “Blue Milk”. (Thanks to Matthew for the link.)
When We Broke Into the Stereolab →
Two teens, and aspiring musicians, decide to break into “The Stereolab”, a mysterious building in their neighborhood that, according to local legend, is owned by “fuckin’ aliens or somethin’” and filled with magical musical secrets.
I'm on 30 Rock!
Michael McDonald Enters WaFB: (Mutters) Oh shit. Michael McDonald: Excuse you? WaFB: Haha! J-slash-K, Mike! It’s all you! Michael McDonald: You’re damned right it is. Michael McDonald Exits
A Fool for Film: Valentine's Day Special →
On the newest episode of A Fool for Film, producers Mark and Jeff decide, for their “Valentine’s Special”, about the Friday the 13th remake, to revamp the show for a younger, prettier audience by replacing the host with someone younger and prettier. As the host struggles with his demotion, a masked man begins slaying the crew. A bloody lesson is learned by all.
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Season Quad! Promo With “Guesting Star” Alan Thicke! “You stick your tongue in a burrito and all of sudden people think you’re nuts.” Premiere is Sunday at 12:30!
Darwin Was a Geophiliac →
“He wasn’t a mathematician. He wasn’t an inventor. He was just a 20-something guy who liked to poke around in the dirt.”
Get Your Phil →
A brand new, must-follow Tumblr! Its description: “…But seriously, isn’t it time we celebrated Phil Collins? The Man, the Music, the Myth, the Prog and Pop Ecstasy, that Familiar and Oh So Lovable Mug?” Yes. Yes it is.
Lost "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" Commercial... →
What a Fool Believes gets its cold, metallic hands on a script for a rejected T2/Blockbuster Video/NFL commercial, starring then-Green Bay Packers Quarterback Brett Favre, that was written, and to be directed, by James Cameron. If Christian Bale could have been a part of this Terminator (Bale’s projects at the time: Newsies and Swing Kids), maybe he could have screamed the commercial into...
Birds in the Majic Industry →
In which I, your humble narrator, What a Fool Believes, tries to figure out a trick by the master illusionist Stephen Malkmus.
Pavement - “Birds in the Majic...