Sunday, 01 June 2008
K L Poore
Comedy in music is a dicey proposition at best and in general I’m not a big fan. When I was a kid I’d laugh at Ray Stevens but I outgrew that as quickly as I was able. I thought “Basketball Jones” was funny but I then again I was young and liked silly voices. Weird Al? I get more laughs from a Toby Keith record. So why in the world would I fall in love with music from a TV show about a rap/funk acoustic duo fresh off the plane from New Zealand? Like all matters of the heart (and sense of humor, for that matter), it’s mostly unexplainable, so I love Flight of the Conchords.
Full disclosure dictates I tell you that Flight of the Conchords is one of the few television shows I look forward to each week. It’s ...