I think everybody in Venice Beach, California better check their cholesterol count because they just got BACON’D!

As everyone knows, Kevin Bacon has been in a gazillion movies, spurring the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon game. As a matter of fact, yours truly is connected by only three degrees. There’s a reason Kevin Bacon is awesome. It’s because he is a talented dude who seemingly doesn’t take himself too seriously. Among Kevin…

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Plain White T’s love counting 1 2 3 4!

Ah yes, 1,2,3,4 — another sappy love song from Plain White T’s. I’m sure this song will get played like crazy all over the place because it’s so cute and sweet, you could pinch its plain white cheeks. I lost my mind hearing Hey There Delilah about a zillion times, and I barely even listen…

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Toasty Torpedo Sex Sandwich

Oh, it’s on mother-flippers. The sub sandwich wars are happening, in case you didn’t know. The prices are going down, and the steaks are getting high. Quizno’s new $4 sandwich offering, the Tasty Torpedo, turns up the heat on Subway’s Five Dollar Footlong campaign. With a talking, Kitt-inspired, oven that requests, “put it in me”,…

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Glorified version of a pelican

Remember about 15 years ago or so when Pearl Jam was mega-popular? Flannel and grunge were in, and Kurt Cobain was still alive. As a matter of fact, Matt’s and my friendship blossomed in high school while riding the bus home together, talking about music. Mainly Queen, and this cool new band Pearl Jam. Their…

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We all got shitty on rum and coke

Who doesn’t love We Built This City by Starship? Well, probably lots of people. But we here at Songspeak do. My co-worker has alternate lyrics for the chorus, though, that she sang either back in high school or college. Instead of “we built this city on rock and roll”, they used to sing, “we all…

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The origin of the KFC Colonel revealed

In case you haven’t noticed, we’re big fans of fast food here at songspeak. The recent opening of a Taco Bell/KFC hybrid in my hometown has been one of the greatest moments of my life. So imagine my surprise when I saw that there is a movie coming out chronicling the origins of the KFC…

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ROTFLOLing at the new Comcast Town commercials

A bunch of new Comcast Town ads have caught our attention here at Songspeak. They’re a mix of animation and live action, and feature people walking around singing about what they see. You can visit Comcast Town yourself on the interwebs and do all sorts of crazy things. It’s a flashtastic site where you ‘move…

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Seether covers Careless Whisper

Rock band Seether, known mainly for their songs Broken and Remedy, have released a cover of Wham!’s 80’s classic Careless Whisper. And it’s not half bad: Seether is already partway to becoming Wham! themselves. I mean, three-quarters of the band are already about as well known and recognizable as Andrew Ridgeley. All lead singer Shaun…

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