Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art
is now decided, so it's time for us to make fun of another past winner.
Just remember: the contest ain't over till the fat
Extra points for finding four clones of John Travolta, circa
Saturday Night Fever
, as her backup singers.
The full story is here.
But, in short: amateur lyrics put to music for money by studio musician hacks.
You know the drill: if you like the trailer, above, for
then you can watch the whole film, below.
Of course, these are the ones the innocent janitor always throws out into the trash. She recently received
a ten-thousand dollar prize
A gallery of images here.
If anyone can explain to me what the hell this song is about, its logic and mythical allegory, and why it was included on Johnny Cash's Xmas album
The Christmas Spirit
, I'd be grateful. Any easy answers regarding too much drug and/or booze consumption by Cash will be rejected as too facile.
Everybody wang chung tonight! Er, I mean, everybody rain dance! What moves! I'm sure all Native Americans are proud of this interpretation of their sacred rituals.
I love the fact that they got Darth Vader to do the spoke-word intro.
In his latest NOTW column, Chuck mentions a "climate change musical" created with government funding.
Here is the home page.
With all the songs as soundfiles you can "enjoy."
You can even
download a PDF of the script.
Being touted as the newest "worst music video ever." Hoax, or genuine ineptitude? Your thoughts solicited!
"A short film inspired by EDWARD SCISSORHANDS..."
Curse your soul to hell, Tim Burton!
Can you prove these are four different songs? Present your thesis and proof in 10,000 words or less in the comments section.
Also, nominate one version to be played at your wedding.
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