Norm MacDonald was on Letterman last night, and big surprise - he was great! Really hope the Sports Show with Norm MacDonald lives up to my probably way too high expectations and doesn't get canceled like the other Comedy Central shows ie Stella/Michael and Michael Have Issues that I had ridiculously high expecations for.
Oh man, when Carmelo Anthony is on, he's on. 39 fpr Melo, 33 for White Socks/Black Shoes Billups, and 23 for STAT, and it's a "win streak" for the Knicks against the Nets in the Nets "Super Bowl."And SHELDEN WILLIAMS had a 6-0 run on the Nets, I starting a like affair with that lumbering oaf more and more by the game. Not the prettiest win with that first half and all but at least the Knicks finally dug out from a big hole and came away with the win. A couple days off and then the Cavs come back to the Garden to attempt the season sweep of our Knicks, hopefully the Knicks bring the "not in our house" kind of intensity that they brought in the Magic game and the second half of last night.
As of this morning, it's a three horse race for record of the first quarter of the year between Destroyer, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, and Fleet Foxes. The video for Grown Ocean off Helplessness Blues only helps the cause of Fleet Foxes, it's quality.
The new Bon Iver needs to leak soon. Just sayin'.
Congrats Pizza Hut, you've done it again. And by it, I mean you piqued my fatso curiosity for shitty chain pizza one more time with your Stuffed Crust Pizza stuffed with meat (pepperoni, sausage, bacon, and cheese to be specific).
Now that all the Clyde birthday wishes are out of the way, let's talk about last night. I think everyone on and/or following this Knick team needed that one last night. Before this, the Knicks haven't won since St Patrick's Day and even though the Magic were without a true point guard for most of the game, another victory brings this franchise that much closer to the playoffs. Regardless of how they've been playing of late, a team with Stoudemire (who had the quietest 20 points ever) and Carmelo Anthony (who when he drops 39 points and causes havoc on the defense is a lovable scrumb ) could cause some problems for the Bostons or Miamis of the world where every game is kind of a must win or at least 4 of them in a 7 game series.
Onto some randoms - Chauncey Billups of black sneakers/white socks with the home whites fame, please never take that pull up jumper again in big moments, you're going to give me an anxiety attack. And Jared Jefferies, looks like She-Wil and his lumbering oafness will be taking some minutes but I guess that's what happens when you don't even contest a Jason Richardson's last second 3 point attempt! But good job, Sheldon, that was seriously the best 0 point/6 foul preformance in the history of the game. On that Dwight Howard guy, he's almost the MVP of the league but for such a jovial guy, how is he getting all those techs? But hey, the Knicks won, my cereal tastes sweeter, my coffee tastes stronger, all is kind of right in the world this morning.
Can you say OS Saturday night?
* OS Fridays was when TTP used to put his computer on his TV back in like 2005 before it was the norm so I think not having LCD tickets for the MSG show plus a live steam and the cability to OS something could lead to an OS Saturday night.
Sick or not, I would most definitely read a Victorian take on The Wire.
As good as a bowl of Lucky Charms with Very Vanilla soy milk is, this doughnut from the new Doughnut Plant location in the Chelsea Hotel looks like the perfect breakfast this morning
Hey, the Knicks suffered another fiasco of a lost but yesterday saw the premiere of the Andy and Landry show. It's kind of like Troy and Abed in the Morning but with jacked basketball players.
Okay, so there's not a picture of both Louis CK and Aziz together (don't remember if they had any scenes together when Louie guested on Parks and Rec as Dan Sanderson)on google image search but whatever. So here's a picture of Louie who along with Aziz, I'll be seeing tonight. What upppppppp.
New York really needs a Harvest Festival with little horses named Lil' Sebastian and Tom Petty playing in the background at the end of the episode err life. Parks and Rec as usual is still the king of Thursday nights, y'all.
Post Blog - mini I WANT THIS: Lil' Sebastian shirt.
(via Desonesto Doctrine)
Who's my Final Four in this year's not college basketball bracket? Rod Belding, AC Slater, Leon Carosi, and Kristy Barnes.
I'd throw in an additional 25 bucks for Bill Murray to play Mayor Gunderson on Parks & Rec, just saying. Also Will Forte grew a neck beard? Whatttttttttttt?
No need to talk about that last night's sequel to the Sunday's Knicks/Pacers fiasco, Knicks/Pacers 2: Tyler Hansbrough, the pride of Indiana strikes again. Instead, happy thoughts like the NCAA tourney! As the video above demonstrates, it doesn't matter what Gus Johnson is calling for the next 3 weeks, I'll be watching.
Do you like the NCAA College Basketball tournment? Do you like the music featured on the music blog, Gorilla v. Bear? If the answers to both questions are yes, I think you'll like this.
(via Joe Petruccio)
Been waiting a while now to post one of Joe Petruccio's entries, so the day after Carmelo Anthony hits a last second jumper for the win is as good of a time as any to post one.
One of my favorite articles in long time at SplitSider, Milhouse-ian Characters: An Appreciation. And in honor of that, my favorite Milhouse bit from the Simpsons from the season 6 classic, Lisa's Rival.
"According to Krieger, limousines will be dispatched to escort every Indiana resident, all of whom will be treated to an elegant evening of dinner, dancing, and champagne. Krieger stated that he and Indiana's citizenry would then retire back to his private suite to "enjoy the pleasures of one another's company."
(via the Onion)
How to take Indecent Proposal to the next level? Replace Demi Moore with the entire state of Indiana. Well done the Onion, well done.
Slick Ric and Mister Perfect, all day every day.
(via Got Em Coach)
I could go on about the Knicks victory over Atlanta but THIS PHOTO. Lebron and Wade's body language in their duel press conferences over the last week and more tears being shed in that locker room, but I don't think anyone has seen such a tumultuous 43-20 team in March. Those rumors on those tears made it all the way up from Miami to the Knicks locker room in Atlanta where STAT and Melo were speculating that it was one, Christopher Bosh who was once again crying over another last second Heat loss to one of the NBA's best. I don't want to call anyone "soft" but what's going to happen in May when the Heat lose a game 7 to the Knicks or the Bulls or the Celtics or whoever, is Bosh going to be spread out on the press conference table bawling, cradling a basketball?
Okay, I'll talk about the Knicks for a little bit now. No Melo in the 4th, no big deal apparently. As important as Melo and Billups are for the Knicks now, my favorite part of the trade so far is Anthony Carter hitting 3's at the end of quarters and yelling "Tha Carter 3 bitch." Landry Fields last two games were good enough to justify my purchase of a Landry home jersey, 15/4/4, Landryiest of lines, people. Chauncey Billups was channeling Razor Ramon with a toothpick in street clothes was my favorite bench storyline of the evening over Andy Rautins actually dressing. And, Amar'e jump shot really deserves a "That's Amar'e" Post headline sooner or later.
Vivian Girls - Take It As It Comes off the upcoming Share The Joy
LCD Soundsystem - All of My Friends off London Sessions
Paul Simon - Diamond On The Sole of Her Shoes off of Graceland
The Black Keys - Everlasting Light off of Brothers
R Kelly - Ignition (Remix) cause it's the freakin weekend baby bout to work me some overtime.
Are you in the market for a temporary tattoo sleeve with New York Knicks logos? Okay, you're not? Great. Dennis Money Mania and I aren't either but we'll be at MSG tonight as Melo and the Knicks look to get our win back from last Friday's rough loss against those pesky Cleveland Cavs.
(via the Daily News)