It's ugly when I fixate on something.
My latest: Flight of the Conchords.
I finally got around to watching their show on HBO the other night. I've been laughing like a crazy man ever since.
The formula: the fourth-most popular folk duo in New Zealand try to make a dent in America. They have an inept manager, no fans and no record sales. They do have an overzealous fan. And an overactive musical fantasy life. They goof on everything from their lack of prowess to the Pet Shop Boys and Barry White mood music.
Here are some samples of the songs they do. This first one is "Business Time."
Then there's this hilarious song, "If That's What You're Into."
The look on the woman's face at the end killed me: