Monthly Archives: February 2015

So Say We All!

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Last month marked the 10th anniversary of the season premiere of the Battlestar Galactica reboot.  While the miniseries had aired several months before, the show didn’t start until January 2005.  This is one of my all-time favorite sci-fi shows.  The drama of the show is incredible, as is the writing and acting.  I bonded with a couple of my friends over this show.  In fact, my friend, Jeremy, got me back into the show after I lost touch with it early in college.  I felt I needed to post something about a show that has shaped much of my view of what sci-fi is and can be.  Words do not do justice to the impact this show and its characters had on my view of life and humanity.

Are you a fan of the show?  What are your thoughts on the show being 10 years old?  I, for one, plan to re-watch the whole series sometime very soon.  Let me know your thoughts in the comments below.  And, if you are a fan of the show, I recommend you watch the video below put together prior to the start of season 4 as a quick recap.  It’s both funny and accurate in as brief a video as possible.

Weird Al Wednesday – February 2015

Greetings all!  It’s that time of month again when we all get a little weird.  No, not like that.  Get your mind out of the gutter, but not too far.  In honor of Valentine’s Day this month, the selection is “Wanna B Ur Lovr” from the album Poodle Hat.

The amount of innuendo, no matter how ridiculous, in this song is, well… ridiculous.  It’s a great song filled with some of the cheesiest pick-up lines you’ll ever hear.  To those of you not lucky enough to have seen Al perform this song live, you really are missing quite the experience.  That would include the tiger print pants and sport coat he wears.

This song is a style parody of the artist Beck.  Beck is perhaps most known for songs like “Loser” and “E-Pro”, and is known for playing a lot of the instruments in his music personally.  If you have ever heard any of Beck’s music, and know this is a style parody of Beck, the song starts to make a little more sense.  At the very least, it explains the instrumentation of the song.

I hope you all have a lovely Valentine’s Day, or Singles Awareness Day, whichever you may be celebrating.  To those of you starting to see winter really set in here in the States, stay warm and safe.  And of course, as always, stay weird!