Bleh. It’s the first Monday after a week of holidays and slacking. I need a pick-me-up. I suppose I could post a picture of a hot pot of coffee, but somehow this video seems more fun:
Mike Mennard is in all ways a fun, goofy children’s entertainer, but his song Pirates Do the Darndest Things has, for me anyways, always had a little bit of grown-up appeal as well – catchy like. And now he has a video to go alongsides 🙂
Captain Marty Scapegoat – performer/composer of the grand “The Bilgemunky” song, has just revamped his video. The monkey puppet is as creepy as ever, but now it’s all in sweet grainy, with bizarre transitional elements – ya know ye’ll love it!
And as an added bonus, what the hell is this??? Continue reading
Seriously, I *am* working on a NorCal afteraction report. Look for it soon. Meantime, if a picture is worth a thousand words, then moving pictures must be worth, what, two thousand? Gunpowder Gertie made this outstanding video during the festival, and you’re sure to note a lot of familiar faces (including my own handsome mug.) And honestly, my singing was spot on – it’s just the voodoo of YouTube that makes me look out of sync!
It’s always encouraging to see young people take an interest in musical piracy. No, not file-sharing – that’s just weak. But making pirate music – THAT is braggable. And this band – Shades of Gray, puts forth a very fine effort indeed! It does, however, cut off rather suddenly, so be warned.