Cusack has come an awfully long way from the kid in the WLS t-shirt holding up the wall and wearing underwear on his head in Sixteen Candles.
This brilliant youtube video chronicles the 2007 hipster olympics. Set in Williamsburg in Brooklyn, but it would also fit quite nicely in Wicker Park.
One of the contestants heads to an ATM, and the announcer quite accurately says: “He’s got a nice head start over to the ATM, where he’s got to verify whether or not his parents check has cleared. And it has.”
Dick was quite a bit more informed in 1994 apparently – in this 1994 interview, he actually makes a bit of sense. Brilliant.
There are occasions when the stars align beautifully, and August 20th will be yet another example. Make certain your DVR’s have enough space, as Jeremy Clarkson, the incomparably english James May, and Richard Hammond will be viewable on american cable TV. No more hunting for BitTorrents (unless you want the full 1080p version) – the absolutely brilliant Top Gear will be a regular on BBC America. The shows irreverence knows no bounds, and even if you don’t care at all for cars, this is perhaps the funniest UK TV since Monty Python.
Former Black Flag front man Henry K. Rollins, has quite a bit to say. I nearly fell off my chair watching his animated diatribe on Walmart, as well as his letter to Ann Coulter. Be warned, Henry likes to use a few colorful metaphors.