Mar 092011

Every Wednesday, our resident Gleek Eric Garneau gives his take on last night’s Glee covers.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Uncle Jesse make their return and the Purple One has his musical debut on last night’s episode of Glee, tantalizingly titled “Sexy.” After Brittany has a pregnancy scare brought on by seeing a stork build a nest outside her window, Will realizes the kids in his glee club need some serious sexual education, to be delivered by everyone’s favorite substitute teacher, Holly Holiday (Paltrow). Of course anything that gets the kids talking about sex surely leads to drama, trysts, hilarity and awkwardness. What would Glee be without them? Continue reading »

Dec 142010

Every Christmas season brings us a litany of competing versions of the same tunes. This year, though, comedic actors seem to battling it out as much as would-be Tony Bennetts. Last week we LOLed at Jack Black and Jason Segel’s bombastic arena rock version of the Bing Crosby and David Bowie duet “Little Drummer Boy/Peace On Earth.” This week, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly threw their hat into the ring with their own version of the holiday classic. Continue reading »

Nov 052010

In the increasingly fractured world of music blogging, one topic remains unclaimed: Guys Named Will Doing Funny Covers on Late Night Television. Rolls right off the tongue, doesn’t it? Well there has never been a better time to stake your claim. Yesterday we rolled in the aisles as William Shatner gave us “Fuck You” as only William Shatner could. Today, we see Will Ferrell take late night comedy in a decidedly different direction. He joins Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao – he claims to be a big fan – for a totally straight-faced rendition of John Lennon’s “Imagine.” The bemusement on Pacquiao’s face as the two stumble along provides more laughs than camera-mugging ever could.

“This is a special night for lovers of music and for lovers in general,” Kimmel says. How right he is. Watch it below. Continue reading »