BEST OF THE BEST WEEK EVER

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Pour One Out For Bam Bam Bigelow

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bambambigelow.jpgSad news today from the world of beloved professional wrestlers from the 80’s. Scott “Bam Bam” Bigelow – charter member of Ted DiBiase’s Million Dollar Corporation and pioneer of the “Wham Bam, Thank You Ma’am” wrestling technique – has passed away. Bam Bam is perhaps best known for his 1995 rivalry with football player Lawrence Taylor that ended in the main event of WrestleMania XI, when LT crushed him. He was also probably the most famous Bigelow outside of Deuce and line of teas. He will be missed.

UNEMPLOYMENT CHECK: Rounding Out The View’s “Feminine Insanity” Trilogy

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This week has been all about the gaggle of geese on The View giving us more information about their lady issues than anyone would ever care to know. Why stop now? (And before you waste your/our time, there was no Zarf today. Try to contain your sadness, and direct all complaints to the makers of All My Children.)

BWE: I Like To Watch

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Not sure what you need to add to your Netflix queue? Our very own Dan Hopper walks you through everything you need to know about Pledge This, Jackass #2 and Mike Judge’s Idiocracy in our brand new DVD podcast, I Like To Watch.

So what do you think? You gonna listen to Dan and rent Pledge This, or be all lame and watch Pans Labyrinth? It’s your call.

Did Someone Say Slow News Day? Part 4: Captain Vegetable

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Yes, we know this retro video from Sesame Street is pretty dated, but we thought for sure most people over the age of 15 were familiar with the goal of Captain Vegetable, the muppet who wants you to eat… vegetables. Apparently, we were wrong. The genius of it can be summed up with this quote: “Do I Look Like a Bad Dream?” Anyway, a little mid-day retro flashback.

CAPTION THIS! Bible Studies

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Britney Spears refers to Us Weekly to figure out who she’s dating, what she’s been up to, and hopefully learn where she misplaced those damn children.

Your turn. Leave your captions in the comments now. (Pic via I’m Not Obsessed)

LISTEN UP: Chris Martin Loves Black People

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  • For those of you who are huge fans of induced panic attacks, head over to the Chemical Brothers Myspace page for a brand new track. Come on! Go! Do it! Hurry!
  • The best surprise of the day was learning that that fake Britney Spears track “Fed Up” was actually sung by the very talented (and funny) Amy Miles. Idolator‘s got a taste of what her actual music sounds like.
  • Favorite collabo of the day? Ghostface Killah and Amy Winehouse. Thank Resonator Magazine while you’re at it.
  • Our least favorite collabo? Chris Martin and Kanye West. But don’t blame the messenger, in this case it’s The Music Slut. And also, we didn’t even listen to it, so who knows.
  • Did someone say gothic country-rock? Jesse Sykes did! Hear it over at Stereogum.