Sacha Baron Cohen has reportedly been tapped to play flamboyant Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic to be produced by Robert DeNiro. (We hear Johnny Depp was the previous frontrunner.) This bit of casting news makes us giddy. But frankly, we don’t see the resemblance.
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We’re already commiserating over this year’s Grammy nods, but it’s never too early to get unexcited for the Oscar nods for Best Original Song. Relevance aside, how cool would it be if Spoon or DeVotchKa took home an Oscar? The eligible Outkast cut (“PJ & Rooster”) is really hot too (Dodge’s got it). But a… More »
Granted, this comes a month too late and recycles many of your favorite Borat jokes … but it doesn’t recycle ALL of your favorite Borat jokes, so we thought you’d get some parting giggles along the way to the Kazakh character’s descent to irretrievable overexposure. (Via Cornerstone):1. “Beat It” – Michael Jacksons
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Last week, Borat made his musical debut on network television, with a stirring rendition of “You Be My Wife” (dedicated to Pam Anderson) on Late Night. It starts at 1:50, but watching it from the beginning isn’t gonna kill ya. Watch those fingers, too; we don’t play keytar, but we recognize legitimate keytar skills whe… More »
Just one week after the lamest SNL episode in 15 years (give or take) our favorite Kazah recording artist injected some life into Saturday Night. The setup: sweeping budget cuts force Lorne Michaels to sell the first five minutes of the show to the Kazakhstan Ministry Of Information. Watch here. Some of the jokes are… More »
Yes, it’s the premiere you’ve been waiting for: Kazakhstan’s sixth most famous man has finally dropped the hot tracks! He’s showing some range, giving us a little country, a good-time jig, and a Kazakhi love ballad. We almost making a dirt when listen.