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Rikki-Tikki-Deadly

Rikki-Tikki-Deadly

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INT. RECORDING STUDIO – DAY.

We join the show already in progress…

COURTNEY BROWN: Hey, so people can call in and request songs?

PRODUCER: Yes. That countdown I gave you? That meant the show was starting.  Playing music is what we are supposed to be doing right now.

BROWN: Can we make outgoing calls?

PRODUCER: Yeah, but…

BROWN: I need you to call this number…[dictates digits]…right now.

PRODUCER: Maybe we could get some music going while…

BROWN: It’s really important.

PRODUCER: Fine.  [opens external line, punches in numbers]

PHONE: [ring, ring]

BROWN: Damnit, James, pick up.

— [phone flies open] — 

JAMES JETT: [distantly over the sound of a crowd] HELLO?

BROWN: Yo, James!  It’s Courtney!

JETT: WHO IS THIS?

BROWN: COURTNEY. COURTNEY BROWN. FROM THE CLEVELAND BROWNS.

JETT: I’M SORRY I CAN’T HEAR YOU SO GOOD. I’M IN A RESTAURANT.  I GOTTA JET, I’LL CALL YOU BACK, ALL RIGHT?

BROWN: Sure, but…

JETT: [hangs up]

BROWN: Ah, [censored], let’s try another one.

PRODUCER: You realize we are on the air right now.  We need to start playing some music…

BROWN: One more. [lists off sequence of numbers]

PRODUCER: [does a superb Bill Belichick impression, then punches in numbers]

— [phone flies open] —

MIKE QUICK: Hey, Courtney, I’m driving, can I call you back?

BROWN: Wait! I’m on the radio!  Change the station to KDFO!

QUICK: [changes station]

There is a tremendous blast of feedback. The PRODUCER hammers a button, cutting off the phone call.  He sits and glares at COURTNEY BROWN.

BROWN: [feeling his glare] I’m sorry, man, this is a mess.

PRODUCER: Many people assured me you’d be good at this.

BROWN: How about I just play a song?

PRODUCER: Yeah, that’d be good.

BROWN: Today’s theme is “Eponymous.” Songs where the name of the song is the name of the band.

PRODUCER: That’s like, ten songs total.

BROWN: Okay, how about songs that are the same name as the album.

PRODUCER: No. That’s too many songs.

BROWN: Hmm.  Maybe also songs that have names in them.

PRODUCER: That’s even worse.  That’s like, every song ever.

BROWN: How about only songs that are about naming things. Like, “You Can Call Me Al” and stuff.

PRODUCER: [sighs] Sure.

BROWN: I’ll get us started with a song called “In a Big Country” by a band called “Big Country”.

PRODUCER: This is the worst episode of this show ever.

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Law-abiding Raiders fan, pet owner, Los Angeles resident.

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theeWeeBabySeamus

yeah right

Alright.

ALXMAC
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LemonJello
LemonJello

I may be drunk.

SonOfSpam

Her name is Nemo…wait

theeWeeBabySeamus

Aaaaaand, tWBS shuts the party down quite uncomfortably (with the help of Sly Stone) in 3….2….1….

theeWeeBabySeamus

theeWeeBabySeamus

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scotchnaut

A little instrumental for you

Low Commander of the Super Soldiers

“Who the devil are you?”

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King Hippo

As the true self-loathing fans noe, this is what NIN really stood FOAR anyhoo:

scotchnaut

They’re more than ‘Radar Love’, you know

SonOfSpam

Yes, they’re also Twilight Zone, and um, whatever you just posted.

Low Commander of the Super Soldiers

scotchnaut

Thought yeah right would be all over this

scotchnaut

America, it’s America

King Hippo

This is alternatively called “Sex Police Anthem” but is a great mosh pit/slam dancing song, and has perhaps the best opening line(s) EVAR (shit, have to use the thingy in upper left to toggle to track 5):

Sex Police were dealing druuuuuuggggggsssss
I’ll take the girlie and the bottle
Jussssst give a muggggg
SHOT! In the middle of the night

scotchnaut

ABBA will save us all

Game Time Decision
Game Time Decision

double shot

Low Commander of the Super Soldiers

Now I’m just disappointed in tWBS, but will give him the opportunity for redemption with the easy DOUBLE SHOT

Low Commander of the Super Soldiers

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theeWeeBabySeamus

Sorry, I was otherwise engaged.
But yes, I too am disappointed in me. Which is nothing new really, but at least now I have a reason.

scotchnaut

Stick with me on this one.