Those of you who read music might enjoy John Stump’s score titled “Faerie’s Aire and Death Waltz (from “A tribute to Zdenko G. Fibich”). I ran across this and enjoyed its repeated moments of musical absurdity.
I searched for some background for the piece and found this:
The composition Faerie’s Aire and Death Waltz (from “A Tribute to Zdenko G. Fibich”) by John Stump is an unpublished satirical work written and copyrighted in 1980 that is best known for, simultaneously, its humor and unplayability. The piece is most often seen hanging on the walls in music rooms and orchestral settings for the musicians’ amusement, due to musical directions such as “Rigatoni”, “light explosives now… and… now”, “insert peanuts”, “Moon-walk”, “release the penguins”, and “Like a Dirigible”.
This is the funniest Onion News Network report I’ve ever seen. It’s been around for awhile, but I just discovered it.
I don’t know anything about Dusty Smith, but I’ve seen a few of his videos and enjoyed them. Here’s his latest: A video reviewing the “History” Channel’s series on the Bible, the entire review taking less than ten minutes. It seems to me that Smith’s crusty commentary serves as a counterbalance to the uncritical cherry-picking reading of the Bible characteristic of many American religions.
In the following video Dusty asks how self-respecting women can claim to be Christians, even in light of the New Testament.
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—The spending cuts mandated by the sequester may hamper the United States’s ability to invade countries for absolutely no reason, a Pentagon spokesman warned today.
The Pentagon made this gloomy assessment amid widespread fears that the nation’s ability to wage totally optional wars based on bogus pretexts may be in peril.
Citing his advancing age and deteriorating health, Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation from the papacy Monday, saying he no longer possessed the strength and energy required to lead the Catholic Church backward.
According to numerous reports, local 62-year-old Earl Bailey, who owns a shotgun and several boxes of ammunition, is currently the last bastion of defense between the United States of America and the federal government’s plot of a full-scale takeover.