"The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing."


Glenn Reynolds:

Barack Obama:
"Impossible to transcend."

Albert A. Gore, Jr.:
"An incontinent brute."

Rev. Jeremiah Wright:
"God damn the Gentleman Farmer."

Friends of GF's Sons:
"Is that really your dad?"

Kickball Girl:
"Keeping 'em alive until 7:45."

Hired Hand:
"I think . . . we forgot the pheasant."

I'm an
Alcoholic Yeti
in the
TTLB Ecosystem

Monday, May 22, 2006

Culture Shock

They've got Wagner, Mozart, Brahms, Bach, Beethoven, and so on and so forth.

We've got, what? Roy Orbison?

According to Wikipedia (and what better source could there be?):
Running since 1956, the Eurovision Song Contest is an annual televised song contest with participants from numerous countries whose national television broadcasters are members of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). The Contest is broadcast on television and radio throughout Europe, in selected countries around the world, and on the Internet.
Since European art is well-known to be subtle and wise, superior to the shallow, profit-driven Mc-Culture of the United States, we thought we'd bring you this year's Eurovision song contest winner, the best of the best:

Hat tip to Jonah Goldberg, of all people.

Comments on "Culture Shock"


Blogger Julie said ... (11:31 PM) : 

I tried to laugh.

But it was just so...sad.

Demon monsters doing 80's era metal. In accented English and bad lyrics. Winner written all over it.


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