Finger Lickin’ Dead

While everyone else is anticipating a vampire slaying Lincoln, I give you Mel Gibson in “The Colonel”.

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18 comments… add one

  • Roger E Watson Feb 13, 2012

    An academy award performance !! And Mel wasn’t too bad either ! ;-)

  • Arthur Burghardt Feb 13, 2012

    Mel: I love it… you have completely redeemed yourself, brother, with this spoof… it looks damned good… why aren’t Danny Glover and I in it along with you…finger lickin’ good! AB

    • Kevin Levin Feb 14, 2012

      I posted it back in 2009, but I thought it deserved to be re-aired. It’s a classic.

  • John Maass Feb 14, 2012

    They left out the seen where the Jewish cop pulls him over and….

  • James F. Epperson Feb 14, 2012

    WTF?

    • Kevin Levin Feb 14, 2012

      No questions, James. Just sit back and enjoy. :-)

  • Rob Baker Feb 14, 2012

    Out of curiosity, has anyone read that book; Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

    • Kevin Levin Feb 14, 2012

      I have no plans to read it.

  • Todd Arrington Feb 14, 2012

    I have read the Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter book. Ridiculous, of course, but kind of fun as long as you understand and acknowledge the ridiculousness. It’s a quick read. You can get through it in a day.

    • Rob Baker Feb 15, 2012

      I loved how it seemed to match up with the history in every aspect so much that it made sense. It was such a fun leisure read.

  • Keith Harris Feb 15, 2012

    Ha – so it looks like whenever Mel is not spewing anti-semetism, misogyny, or hating the English, he actually has a sense of humor.

    • Kevin Levin Feb 15, 2012

      Mel redefines what it means for actors to take risks with their roles.

    • Margaret D. Blough Feb 16, 2012

      Check out his father. It doesn’t excuse Mel, but it explains a lot.

      • Kevin Levin Feb 16, 2012

        No thanks. One nutty Gibson is sufficient. :-)

  • Margaret D. Blough Feb 16, 2012

    It’s hysterical! Thanks, Kevin. As for the Abraham Lincoln book, while I’m still not sure if I want to read it, I don’t have problems with books that are clear that they are not pretending to be historically accurate.

  • John Buchanan Feb 16, 2012

    Somewhere, Ron Maxwell looks up from a stupor and wonders the possibilities….Gone With The Wiener.

    I can see the cast

    Bobby Flat as Rhett Butler
    Rachel Ray as Scarlett O’Hara
    Giada DeLaurentiss as Melanie Wilkes
    Alton Brown as Ashley Wilkes
    Emeril Legasse as PGT Beauregard
    Mario Batali as Gerald O’Hara
    Robert Irvine as Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Fremantle

    And a special appearance by Paula Deen as Mary Chestnut

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