The Analog-to-Digital TV transition: A2DTVOK!

We watch an awful lot of TV over here in the Songspeak National Headquarters Office Tower. And much like the Y2K scare, we plan to party like it’s 1999 when analog television transitions to digital TV only in February of 2009. But seriously folks– who even HAS analog TV anymore? People who aren’t going to…

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He’s got the Jack

This songspeak took place a couple weeks ago on one of my poker nights. I’m not going to explain the game of no limit texas hold ’em here, but for those familiar with the game, the story will make sense. I wasn’t playing this hand, but was just observing along with everyone else at the…

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Jack-o can’t go back-o to Neverland Ranch-o

This past Monday, November 10th, 2008, Michael Jackson transferred the deed to Neverland Ranch to Sycamore Valley Ranch Co. LLC. Jackson was about to default on the $24.5 million he owed on the property, facing foreclosure. He left a note for his fans. Not sure why “Realy” is in quotes. Does this mean he doesn’t…

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Jack Black kicking out some fun on Nickleodeon

I wish I knew why this popped into my head today, but I was randomly singing this in my head today. It’s a commercial from 2006 starring Jack Black, Jack Black, and Jack Black who were promoting Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards. Even though I haven’t seen it in a couple years, it’s still pretty catchy….

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Godspeed, Paula Goodspeed

Former American Idol contestant Paula Goodspeed, who apparently had an unhealthy obsession with judge Paula Abdul, committed suicide not far from Abdul’s home in Los Angeles. From abcnews.com: Paula Goodspeed, 30, was found dead, an apparent suicide, Tuesday evening in her car, which was parked a few doors down from Abdul’s Los Angeles home. Reuters…

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Just like the one-winged dove

I didn’t really become familiar with Edge of Seventeen by Stevie Nicks until I started working at Silver Screen Design, because I simply hadn’t heard it that much in my youth. And whenever I did hear it on the radio (which happened quite often), I always thought she was singing, “Just like the one-winged dove”,…

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clownpenis.fart

Matt’s recent SNL commercial-related post has inspired me to think of past classic Saturday Night Live commercials and ad parodies. One of the favorites around our household, and still referenced if we see a commercial featuring a product or service with an overly complicated web address, is the following: Either Jo or I will undoubtedly…

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BYE! GOOD… Joaquin Phoenix suspends his acting career

Walk The Line star, Joaquin Phoenix, announced last week at the premiere of Benicio Del Toro‘s movie, Che, that he will no longer make any movies and is suspending his acting career to pursue his music. Phoenix learned to play guitar and sing for Walk The Line. From the AP: “It’s like greener pastures, you…

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