James Urbaniak (urbaniak) wrote,
James Urbaniak

Friday Night Videos

First, today's Urbaniak-related show business news: I auditioned today for a film in which my character's three scenes are all opposite Robert DeNiro. Now that is a screen partnership America needs to see.

And now, some music to start your weekend.

Hey 1990! You're gonna love our fall lineup!

Instrumental Lip Synching, thy name is Lewis. (Update: In the comments, Mark suggests "Al Pacino's entire Scarface performance was based upon the work pioneered in Jerry Lewis's instrumental lip synch bit." I think he's onto something.)

"My heart loves you."

wasabi_poptart recently linked this in mcbrennan's comments. Unlike Ziggy and Iggy, The Bowtied One never lived to see himself immortalized on "The Venture Brothers." I hope they have basic cable in heaven.

Okay, I admit it. I figured the "nerdy white guy rapping" routine had reached its apotheosis with "Lazy Sunday" and that we could all be glad that the form went out on a high note and let it rest in peace. I was wrong. With what wizardry Weird Al Yankovic breathed new life into this should-be-dead genre I know not. But he did it. And his parody of Chamillionaire's Ridin' Dirty might just be his masterpiece.

And now, everyone's favorite fictional, alien-named, transgendered rock star murder suspect...with a lullaby.

WASHINGTON-President Bush, on a collision course with Congress over Iraq, said Friday "I'm the decision-maker" about sending more troops to the war. He challenged skeptical lawmakers not to prematurely condemn his buildup. - A.P.
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