The Week’s Leftovers: Shooter, ShamWow, and Tchaikovsky

I’ve been under the weather all week, so I haven’t posted as much as normal. So some things have slipped through the cracks. Let’s get you caught up:

Shooter McGavinShooter McGavin gets more ass than you do. Still. Even though Happy Gilmore came out 13 years ago.

This explanation of Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” is exactly what I miss about being a music major. I love taking a piece of music and putting into its original context, then breaking it down to see how the pieces tell a story. And in this case it’s a great piece of music and a great story. Almost makes you want to be Russian, doesn’t it?

Statler and Waldorf went on Jimmy Fallon’s show to talk about Jason Segals’ upcoming The Greatest Muppet Movie of All Time, which apparently has a script that doesn’t suck:

The Felice Brothers have a new album coming out April 7th. You can pre-order Yonder is the Clock now, and you can check out the first single, the rollickin’ “Run Chicken Run”:

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Vince Offer, the ShamWow guyThe ShamWow guy got arrested for allegedly battering a prostitute in Miami. The Smoking Gun has the mugshot goodness. I guess Slap Chop doesn’t work on hookers. Say what you will about Billy Mays; at least he’s never beat up a hooker (that we know of). This is a bit of a bummer though, since good ol’ Vince is fighting against Scientology.

A homebrew adaptation of Raiders of the Lost Ark is coming to the bigscreen. Three teenagers put together a shot-for-shot remake over 7 summers. That was almost 15 years ago. Now the film’s finally getting a release in Britain. Check out the trailer: