You’re a rock star, everybody wants you

Ripe with celeb references and some hot lampooning wordplay action, Eminem‘s new video for We Made You (Rock Star) is quite a hoot. Directed by Joseph Kahn, he takes aim at (among others) Bret Michaels, Amy Winehouse, Sarah Palin, Jessica Simpson, Lindsay Lohan, Transformers, Star Trek, and even ALF. Slim Shady plans to release his…

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The Original Mavericks

I can’t help but notice the songspeak site has had some banner ads for the McCain/Palin campaign lately. I can only imagine this is because we’ve had a few McCain and Palin related posts recently, but rest assured that we here at Songspeak in no way, shape, or form support the McCain/Palin ticket. So it…

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Foo Fighters’ hero: NOT John McCain

John McCain‘s campaign has been using the Foo Fighters song, “My Hero” at rallies without the band’s permission. “It’s frustrating and infuriating that someone who claims to speak for the American people would repeatedly show such little respect for creativity and intellectual property. The saddest thing about this is that ‘My Hero’ was written as…

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Sarah Palin totally blows

In 1984, long before Sarah Palin was John McCain’s vice presidential nominee, she (then Sarah Heath) entered into the Miss Alaska Pageant. She competed in a swimsuit competition of course. But more importantly, she showed off her musical prowess during the talent portion of the competition by playing the flute. The announcer says: “She is…

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Letterman tears McCain a new one

John McCain was supposed to appear as a guest on The Late Show with David Letterman last night. However, because of the economic crisis this country is suffering (due to the absolute joke that is the Bush administration), McCain felt it necessary to cancel his appearance at the last minute. This didn’t sit too well…

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Tina Fey as Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live

Brilliantly played by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, this season of Saturday Night Live opened over this past weekend with a bang. Fey played John McCain‘s vice presidential nominee, Sarah Palin. Poehler played Hillary Clinton. Here’s a transcript: FEY AS PALIN: “Good evening, my fellow Americans. I was so excited when I was told Senator…

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