History Funny / TomWaits

17th Mar '15 9:07:51 AM Patachou
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* The [[SpokenWordInMusic spoken word piece]] "Missing My Son" from "Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards". - though it's just his own variation on a well-traveled [[http://www.snopes.com/embarrass/dupe/checkout.asp urban legend]] that he's stretched into a ShaggyDogStory, there's just something about his delivery, as well as the fact that the deliberately underwhelming punchline is followed by a brief pause and a deranged-sounding wheeze of a laugh.
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* The [[SpokenWordInMusic spoken word piece]] "Missing My Son" from "Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards".''Music/OrphansBrawlersBawlersAndBastards''. - though it's just his own variation on a well-traveled [[http://www.snopes.com/embarrass/dupe/checkout.asp urban legend]] that he's stretched into a ShaggyDogStory, there's just something about his delivery, as well as the fact that the deliberately underwhelming punchline is followed by a brief pause and a deranged-sounding wheeze of a laugh.
25th Jan '15 8:44:34 AM Patachou
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* Much of Waits' jokes and delivery during ''Music/NighthawksAtTheDiner''.
15th Dec '14 9:10:08 AM Patachou
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** "Step Right Up", "The Piano Has Been Drinking" and "Pasties and a G-String".
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** "Step Right Up", Up" , "The Piano Has Been Drinking" and "Pasties and a G-String".G-String" from ''Music/SmallChange''.

* It may be meant as a scathing satire, but I'd still say "Franks Wild Years" is pretty damn funny. * The spoken word piece "Missing My Son" - though it's just his own variation on a well-traveled [[http://www.snopes.com/embarrass/dupe/checkout.asp urban legend]] that he's stretched into a ShaggyDogStory, there's just something about his delivery, as well as the fact that the deliberately underwhelming punchline is followed by a brief pause and a deranged-sounding wheeze of a laugh. * Watching a video that "lip"synchs his song to footage of [[SesameStreet Cookie Monster]]. * The name of his song "That Feel," thanks to MemeticMutation.
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* It may be meant as a scathing satire, but I'd still say "Franks "Frank's Wild Years" from ''Music/{{Swordfishtrombones}}'' is pretty damn funny. * The [[SpokenWordInMusic spoken word piece piece]] "Missing My Son" from "Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards". - though it's just his own variation on a well-traveled [[http://www.snopes.com/embarrass/dupe/checkout.asp urban legend]] that he's stretched into a ShaggyDogStory, there's just something about his delivery, as well as the fact that the deliberately underwhelming punchline is followed by a brief pause and a deranged-sounding wheeze of a laugh. * Watching a video that "lip"synchs his song to footage of [[SesameStreet [[Series/SesameStreet Cookie Monster]]. * The name of his song "That Feel," Feel" from ''Music/BoneMachine'', thanks to MemeticMutation.MemeticMutation. ----
2nd Nov '14 3:53:14 PM MikeK
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* The spoken word piece "Missing My Son" - though it's apparently just a variation on a well-traveled ShaggyDogStory, there's just something about his delivery, as well as the fact that the deliberately underwhelming punchline is followed by a brief pause and a deranged-sounding wheeze of a laugh.
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* The spoken word piece "Missing My Son" - though it's apparently just a his own variation on a well-traveled [[http://www.snopes.com/embarrass/dupe/checkout.asp urban legend]] that he's stretched into a ShaggyDogStory, there's just something about his delivery, as well as the fact that the deliberately underwhelming punchline is followed by a brief pause and a deranged-sounding wheeze of a laugh.
30th Apr '14 12:19:50 PM Nettacki
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* Watching a video that "lip"synchs his song to footage of [[SesameStreet Cookie Monster]].
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* Watching a video that "lip"synchs his song to footage of [[SesameStreet Cookie Monster]].Monster]]. * The name of his song "That Feel," thanks to MemeticMutation.
8th Apr '13 5:20:04 PM CantNotLookAtThisSite
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* It may be meant as a scathing satire, but I'd still say "Frank's Wild Years" is pretty damn funny.
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* It may be meant as a scathing satire, but I'd still say "Frank's "Franks Wild Years" is pretty damn funny.
2nd Oct '12 9:13:39 PM eowynjedi
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* The spoken word piece "Missing My Son" - though it's apparently just a variation on a well-traveled ShaggyDogStory, there's just something about his delivery, as well as the fact that the deliberately underwhelming punchline is followed by a brief pause and a deranged-sounding wheeze of a laugh.
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* The spoken word piece "Missing My Son" - though it's apparently just a variation on a well-traveled ShaggyDogStory, there's just something about his delivery, as well as the fact that the deliberately underwhelming punchline is followed by a brief pause and a deranged-sounding wheeze of a laugh.laugh. * Watching a video that "lip"synchs his song to footage of [[SesameStreet Cookie Monster]].
31st Jul '12 4:21:53 AM FELH2
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Namespace Fixed, yeah...
**** For that matter, go to YouTube, search for "Tom Waits interview". Any one out of the whole bunch will contain a crowning moment of funny. The fireplace-shovel with the image of the devil on it, for instance. "It's like some kinda primitive e-mail."
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**** For that matter, go to YouTube, Website/YouTube, search for "Tom Waits interview". Any one out of the whole bunch will contain a crowning moment of funny. The fireplace-shovel with the image of the devil on it, for instance. "It's like some kinda primitive e-mail."
4th Jul '12 6:45:56 PM astrakhan
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*** "The Piano Has Been Drinking" has the line "the owner is a mental midget". The off-key piano playing just seals the deal on the song.
3rd Jul '12 3:13:25 PM MikeK
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* It may be meant as a scathing satire, but I'd still say "Frank's Wild Years" is pretty damn funny.
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* It may be meant as a scathing satire, but I'd still say "Frank's Wild Years" is pretty damn funny.funny. * The spoken word piece "Missing My Son" - though it's apparently just a variation on a well-traveled ShaggyDogStory, there's just something about his delivery, as well as the fact that the deliberately underwhelming punchline is followed by a brief pause and a deranged-sounding wheeze of a laugh.
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