Thursday, November 29, 2007

An Early Clue to the New Direction

From Mel Brooks' Blazing Saddles, here's perhaps the funniest opening sequence in movie history.



A coveted PowerPop No-Prize will be awarded to the first reader who divines the clip's relevance to the theme of tomorrow's Weekend Listomania.

Hint: Skip to approximately 1:13 minutes in, when Cleavon Little starts singing.

10 comments:

four legs good said...

Ummm, I dunno.

Something to do with showtunes?

Candymarl said...

The theme is Cole Porter? Did I win?

steve simels said...

No and no.
:-)

Candymarl said...

Well, that sucks. Rats.

return of the plumber said...

R & B versions of American Songbook (Re: White America) classics? Example: The Marcels "Blue Moon".

steve simels said...

return of the plumber said...

R & B versions of American Songbook (Re: White America) classics? Example: The Marcels "Blue Moon".


That was last week.

So, no.
:-)

Flappy McScrotum said...

Alcohol?

steve simels said...

Flappy McScrotum said...

Alcohol?


Close.

Damnit!!!!
:-)

Flappy McScrotum said...

Champaign then?

steve simels said...


Flappy McScrotum said...

Champaign then?


I'll just have to give it to you.

Best Drug Song!!!!!

Your coveted No-Prize is in the mail, my friend....
:-)