A lot of people haven't seen The Larry Sanders Show. It aired on HBO before HBO was known for its original series. The first season DVD release was botched, and there never was a second season release. It ran briefly in syndication, but that was at 1 AM on UPN and whatnot.
But it was really, truly special. Maybe The Simpsons was more important, possibly a little better. Maybe. But besides that, Larry Sanders is the best sitcom of the last 25 years. Perfectly drawn characters, hilariously funny, a truly amazing program.
You owe it to yourself and your family to at the very least buy the new DVD set, "Not Just the Best of the Larry Sanders Show,", which was released today.
Or, to put it another way: if you don't buy it, we can't be friends anymore.
Marco Polo's a producer from Toronto, and one of the acts on the new Rawkus Records. Masta Ace, of course, is the New York hip-hop legend, original member of the Juice Crew, and creator of some of the best hip-hop LPs of the 80s, 90s, and of the 21st century.
Here's our interview with Ace, who's as interesting and thoughtful in conversation as he is on record.
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But you can also catch the great Brent Weinbach dropping the BOOMTIME on the Punchline in San Francisco tonight (4-17) and tommorow (4-18). Tonight he delivers BEGINNING WEINBACH, then tommorow... it's ADVANCED WEINBACH. We say GO SEE BOTH! This is a rare opportunity for a COMPLETE WEINBACH SCHOOLING.
And for those of you who don't live in the 'Sco, don't miss BW rocking the M Bar in LA on the 26th and Coachella on the 27th.
It's not often you get a request as ridiculous as this.
He sent us this message:
I'll soon be launching a blog for the guys I work for that'll be an archive of local and regional commercials for syndicated Becker reruns. If you know of any online, please email me at email@example.com . If you live in a market where they air and can capture & upload them to youtube, I will mail you a prize pack that will blow your mind. I've also got an FTP site if you want to upload directly.
Bonus points for commercials that say stuff like, "Now Becker's on 5 times a week! That's five times the [clip of Becker saying something harshly]."
LA Comedian, Television Enthusiast
Asterios offers us this as an example.
So, do you have any Becker promos? Why you would, I don't know, but I feel compelled to support this effort.
Yeah, I'm starting to plan at least one live show in LA.
Are you or do you know a really reliable and nice live sound engineer in the LA area? Here is my craigslist post.
Our friends Neil & Paul visit New York City in this delightful short film.
"Pope-o" is the winner of our Aqua Teen Hunger Force Crap Contest, which asked readers to post pictures of themselves making funny faces to Flickr. He gained unfair advantage by using an ignorant child -- and gaining unfair advantage is the best way to win.
"Pope-O," please email me your address so I can send your crap (once it gets to me).
The movie, by the way, opens today I think. I saw it and it was funny.
KRS-One and Marley Marl are working on a new project together, an LP called "Hip-Hop Lives." I think at this point, most hip-hop fans are a little scared to get involved with The Blastmaster, but early returns on this record have been fantastic.
Witness: "Kill A Rapper (MP3)."