if you’re not watching this show, please take a moment to consider what other non-brilliant crap you’re stuffing your brain with and whether watching attention whores duke it out for various fabricated reality show prize titles is any better than investing thought activity into a deliciously nerdy, cleverly written, genre-pushing cartoon on the same channel that brought us Day Man. It combines what this blog considers to be three of the greatest forces in recent television: 1) the voice of H. Jon Benjamin, who has yet to do any ungood project at all; 2) the guys behind Sealab 2021, the show that helped lead the Adult Swim revolution that reclaimed animation as a post-modern art form and greatly shaped the balance of my college career; and 3) several cast members from Arrested Development, including Jessica Walter, Judy Greer and a guest appearance by Jeffrey Tambor. Continue reading
…and watch this clip of Ted Leo performing “Day Man” from Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” a song that, if there’s any justice in the world, will become the Freebird of our era.
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He says in the video this is the first time that song has actually been received well, though this vid is apparently from a performance in Philly.
Like you need any more evidence that you should be watching this show. Almost all the episodes were forced to come down off Hulu by Jan. 25 too, so put your Netflix queue in effect (or find one of the 48,000 bootleg sites on the internet, I guess). It took me awhile (and a bored month of unemployment) to realize I should be watching this show, but once I did, I started drinking beer again a lot more often. Soo…I’m not sure what that means, but it’s got more laughs per minute than The Office these days. As such:
Here’s the original Day Man clip
And here’s a picture of Day Bear, master of karate and hunny for everyone:
fighter of the Night Bear