Somehow, I missed this, and I thought I might not be the only one. Elements of Prince, Whitney Houston, Madonna, Janet Jackson, Lady Gaga, and others. The music didn’t grab me, but I do admire her vision. It’ll be interesting to see where her ambition takes her.
The whole process of nature is a integrated process of immense complexity. You never know what the consequences will really be from apparent good or bad fortune.
“When Adult Swim debuted Too Many Cooks in that early morning time slot, almost no one thought it would find an audience. Within a week, the surreal 11-minute parody of a ‘90s sitcom theme song had racked up over 5 million views on YouTube… It took a full year, a skeleton crew, and dozens of extras to bring this half-baked concept to life. To mark its four-year anniversary, and shed a little light on how a bit of late-night stoner comedy won over the internet with surrealist humor and a catchy tune, Inverse spoke to 10 people behind Too Many Cooks, from creator Casper Kelly to the musicians who wrote the song, to the villain.
Here’s the story of Too Many Cooks, in the words of its unlikely creators…”
—Jake Kleinman, “An Oral History of ‘Too Many Cooks’.” Inverse. October 28, 2018.
More than you wanted to know about the making of Too Many Cooks.
When the United States does it, it’s to spread “democracy,” natch.
“Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star.”
Excited to see this film. M.I.A. is such a lovely troll.
Released in 1982 by Jim Henson and Frank Oz, this weird, animatronic, psychedelic fantasy world is worth a (re)watch, if you haven’t seen it (recently).
And, why not make it a double feature with Legend? The DVD has Ridley Scott’s remastered version that is, by all accounts, a much better movie than the theatrical release.