Tagged: Music

I Bother To Think About An Epic Rap Battle

Strange to me is that watching this, there’s absolutely nothing about Babe Ruth that comes across as a really negative trait, or mark against him. It wasn’t him personally who instituted racism in sports; he succeeded despite his laziness and bad manners, and honestly, everything about the guy comes across as being, well… sort of admirable in an American way. Fat, slobbish, lazy, indulgent – and exceptional anyway. His insults were even relatively fair (barring for the ‘menstrual cyclist’ and monorchid comments).

It’s strange, it just seems hard to me to look at Lance as anything but an utter prat.

An Historical Curiosity!

Today signifies the anniversary of the first ever performances of The Mikado at the Savoy Theatre in London. Easily the best-known of Gilbert and Sullivan’s works, and one which visits heavily on their favourite themes such as the ridiculousness of beaurocracy, self-important nobility, general incompetence and the ridiculousness of the aristocracy while framed around an equally farcical romance story.

Here. Enjoy.