Elvis when you least expect it

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Omnipresent Elvis

Postby Misha » Sat Sep 20, 2003 4:22 am

Ok, no joke here, movies showing on my TV guide at this moment:

Tart

Lip Service

Between this kinda stuff, History Detectives, Lost in Translation commercials...old reruns of Changing Rooms....

He is everywhere....it's mind control...and I like it!
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Postby perfectblue » Sat Sep 20, 2003 10:38 am

storm and i had met up in a downtown tokyo starbucks the other week so i could give him his tickets to next month's ec 'n' steve show. what song came on the moment i took the tickets out? alison. no way.
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Postby Watching_Detectives » Sat Sep 20, 2003 10:40 pm

*Sarcasm* No...not creepy at all..
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Postby Misha » Tue Sep 23, 2003 1:18 am

Ok, another movie title from my TV...

Impostor


So, that is three movies with EC titles, chicken or egg?
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Postby Misha » Tue Sep 23, 2003 1:46 pm

An ad piece in some news program commercial....people auditioning for American Idol....guy trying--TRYING to sing the beginning of Alison....poor Elvis, hell I even sing better, and I don't sing....
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Postby bobster » Wed Sep 24, 2003 12:02 am

I was trying to identify some weird movie I saw on TV the other night, so I turned to the annoying, obnoxious "TV Guide channel" which was doing a "music round-up" -- imagine my surprise when I heard the annoying, obnoxious female host describing "North" and the whole downloading/DVD situation.

In a couple of days EC will be on with Regis and Kelly....for the coming week or so, when it comes to Elvis, when you least expect him, expect him.
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Postby LessThanZero » Wed Sep 24, 2003 7:19 pm

Whenever you hear people start to sing the beginnings of songs a cappella, it's usually a pretty sad/flat sight. Have you ever had someone start singing Hey Jude to you? Yikes. The guy on 16 candles did it surprisingly well though...
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Postby laughingcrow » Thu Sep 25, 2003 5:24 pm

Anyone in the UK watch the BBC adaptation of Chaucer's A Knight's Tale...

Keeley Hawes was a woman being interviewed as to why she thought adult education of the inmates could make a difference...

her reply...

"What's so funny about Peace, Love and Understanding".

Love it when that happens... :D

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Postby LessThanZero » Fri Sep 26, 2003 4:52 pm

Regis spun a big prize wheel, and they played Oliver's Army. But now I know why I've never watched THAT show before! (other than I'm not home at that time)
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Postby InnocentMan » Fri Sep 26, 2003 5:57 pm

I live in the home of a large college football team (American style) and the local AM sports program always uses the opening for "Pump it Up" every day on one of their breaks. I admit I am a freak for the team and get caught up in the talk but something about that opening wakes me up from my stupor and says "Yeah... Elvis.... come back to the living". 8)

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Postby PlaythingOrPet » Fri Sep 26, 2003 8:07 pm

Watching The Detectives, Alibi and Busy Bodies -- all TV programmes on not too long ago. Nice.
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Postby BlondTrophyWife » Sat Sep 27, 2003 3:02 pm

Saw a commercial last night for an upcoming Bill Murray movie (forgot the name) and they were playing PL&U in it.

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Postby BlueChair » Sat Sep 27, 2003 4:24 pm

Lost In Translation. See the multiple "Lost In Translation" threads in this section and The Annex.

Bill Murray sings PL&U as karaoke in the film.

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Postby LessThanZero » Fri Oct 17, 2003 12:44 am

What is this show on MTV?!?!? And why was it playing the "ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh" from "45"!?!?!?!?!?!?

I am shocked and appauled!!!

It's a dating show where a girl digs through 3 guys houses while they are locked in a room or a van or something.

Shocking!

Anyone see this?!??
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Postby LessThanZero » Fri Oct 17, 2003 12:47 am

It's called Room Raiders.


Shocking!
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Postby King_of_Spain » Fri Oct 17, 2003 2:43 am

Elvis when you least expect it... Watching telly:

a) You are watching E.T. (the movie) and the stupid brat in that stupid movie about an aphasic and big-headed rubber freak sings a line from Accidents will happen.

b) You are watching Melrose place (yeah, I used to, I have to confess!), so MTV-ish, and a band plays Allison when the so called "Allison" character appears.

c) You are watching The Simpsons, and when Homer is going to do something (one of Homer´s) the musical line which goes with the action is the bass introduction of Jack of all parades. No other reference to Ec in that chapter, only that bassline, supposed to be a suspense music.

(And by the way, going back to the first post in this Forum, the Spanish Catholic Church -absolutely square, of course- has got an official "religious" hymn which is a version -a cover, we may call it- of the Beatles´ "Help!", just changing the lyrics. The translation of the chorus -Help me if you can...- goes like this: "Blessed who comes in the name of the Lord!". Promise! You see? Catholicism can also be creative! All Lennon´s doubts and existential desperation suddenly mended by God´s left-hand...)
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Postby laughingcrow » Fri Oct 17, 2003 6:43 pm

KoS said:
c) You are watching The Simpsons, and when Homer is going to do something (one of Homer´s) the musical line which goes with the action is the bass introduction of Jack of all parades. No other reference to Ec in that chapter, only that bassline, supposed to be a suspense music.


I never noticed this episode King...which one wozzit??? That's one helluva baseline...wasn't it even used in :twisted: Friends :twisted: ?

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Postby bambooneedle » Thu Oct 23, 2003 3:57 pm

North in its entirety has been playing continuously on a national TV channel (SBS) across Australia in the last few nights. They close for a few hours and "The recording you are listening to is "North" by Elvis Costello" and where you can buy it from go across the screen over a weather map of Australia. Fascinating viewing.

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Postby LessThanZero » Thu Oct 23, 2003 4:00 pm

bamboo! you are so lucky!!!

I want out of the US!! Will anybody take me?
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Postby spooky girlfriend » Thu Oct 23, 2003 4:12 pm

LTZ: Well, DrSpooky is flying to Germany in a few days, but I don't know how they feel about Elvis there.

Did you have a particular destination in mind - or just anything out of the US?

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Postby bambooneedle » Thu Oct 23, 2003 4:16 pm

LTZ, just be sure it's in the Northern hemisphere. That's where EC likes to tour.

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Postby LessThanZero » Thu Oct 23, 2003 4:39 pm

I think i'm going to move in next to blue so we can snowmobile all day and hunt those moose! :P Yeah, Christmas lights!!
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Postby bobster » Thu Oct 23, 2003 9:54 pm

So, "North" is playing on Australian TV at the same time as the idiot in chief, George W. just happens to be there.

Coincidence or sinister conspiracy? Any thoughts, Rope?
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Postby Poppet » Fri Oct 24, 2003 9:00 am

LTZ, you are welcome to come with me on my next overseas trip. i'm hoping for a long weekend in london in the late winter.

though, i really want to visit Berlin again. travel is good.

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Postby miss buenos aires » Tue Nov 25, 2003 11:10 am

Yesterday, I was hanging out with this guy, and he had a Discman in his pocket that accidentally got turned on. What did it start playing? "Radio, Radio".


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