I am on hold, with the State Parks Department…

I forgot to post this last week, but on NBC on Thursday night, Parks and Recreation illustrated a great example of songspeak. While much of songspeak consists of using song lyrics in everyday situations, a lot of it comes from making up lyrics on the fly to songs, usually involving the situation you’re currently in….

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Too many dicks on the dance floor!

There are so many great Flight Of The Conchords moments. Too Many Dicks On The Dance Floor is not only one of their greatest moments, it’s probably one of the greatest songs ever written. The song and video are from an episode called Unnatural Love that Michel Gondry directed.¬†Featuring the usual hilarious hijinx by Jemaine…

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Everyone knows it’s Braaa-aaad

There’s a new commercial for 7-Up featuring Brad Garrett that I’ve been seeing lately. In it, Brad gleefully songspeaks The Association hit Windy, with his own goofy lyrics. I don’t have much to say about it, except that it’s yet another example of songspeak in advertising. And I’ll be damned if that garbage truck doesn’t…

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