Family Guy Tackles Trololo [Video]
Last night saw the return of Sunday cartoons, and though The Simpsons tackled Internety things -- including an auto-tune of a sad news segment -- Family Guy tackled the Internet in a video worthy way: Edward Hill, everyone's favorite Trololo singer. One of the main styles of gag used in Family Guy is calling up a random reference and shoehorning it into the plot. In last night's episode, Peter wins the lottery, and proceeds to spend his money haphazardly. While sitting at the Drunken Clam, the show's recurring bar, Peter calls for the Russian waiter he likes to bring him drinks, and the above scene ensues.
With last week's return of The Office covering planking, it seems television is picking up on Internet trends more nowadays, even though the production cycle of television makes the references seem outdated compared to when they first appeared on the Internet. But hey, if television is looking for fresh content and popular trends to reference, what better place than the Internet?Read on...
The 15 Best Exercises from Training Montages
A remake of 1984's Karate Kid comes out this weekend, where the main character learns Kung Fu. We're just as confused as you are, but, we do fondly anticipate one thing: another entry into the long cinema tradition of training montages in action movies, full of kicks, punches, defeat, perhaps a loss of hope, and then comfortingly certain triumph. But the other thing that training montages have to be full of is things that would make even professional personal trainers raise an eyebrow. We've collected fifteen of our favorite training montage exercises, from the ones that made us go: "...what is that even supposed to do?" To the ones that made us go: "WTF THAT IS HARDCORE."Read on...
Family Guy Disses FOX And Praises Adult Swim — On FOXViewers watching Sunday night's new episode of Family Guy on FOX might have been surprised to see what looked like one of Adult Swim's telltale white-font-on-black-background ads. Only it wasn't during the commercial break: it was in the middle of the episode. And it plugged Adult Swim as "funnier" than Fox for not cutting out jokes. What gives?Read on...