Friday, October 06, 2006

Fudiculous Friday

Hi friends. Gonna keep this short. Two things.. 1) I just can't watch Six Degrees anymore, so it may not be included in future Fudiculous Fridays.. and 2) Veronica Mars premiere was a pretty big disappointment. Leave a comment!

Friday Night Lights - "Pilot"
"Remember Me as a Time of Day" - Explosions in the Sky [buy album]
"Black Betty" - Ram Jam
"Yee Haw" - Jake Owen
*um, no.

Veronica Mars - "Welcome Wagon"
"Socks and Shoes" - Four Fifty One [buy album]
"Rump Shaker" - Wreckx-N-Effect
"Buttons" - Pussycat Dolls
*i'm sorry, i couldn't help myself.

The Nine - "Pilot"
"When the Stars Go Blue" - Ryan Adams [buy album]
"Thinkng About Tomorrow" - Beth Orton [buy album]

Ugly Betty - "Pilot"
"Wanna Fly" - Vassy [buy album]
"Suddenly I See" - KT Tunstall [buy album]

Six Degrees - "What Are the Odds?"
"Love Love Love" - Tristan Prettyman [buy video]
"Shout Out Loud" - Amos Lee [buy album]
"Marching Bands of Manhattan" - Death Cab for Cutie [buy album]
"Suddenly I See" - KT Tunstall [buy album]
*this song may join "Hide and Seek", "How to Save a Life" and "Better Days" in redundancy land.

Grey's Anatomy - "Sometimes a Fantasy"
"Idlewild Blue (Don'tchu Worry 'Bout Me)" - Outkast [buy album]
"Take What You Take" - Lily Allen [buy album]
"Dirty Mind" - The Pipettes [buy album]
"Step It Up" - The Bamboos [buy album]
"Ballad of a Bitter End" - The Poems [buy album]
"Can't Get It Right Today" - Joe Purdy [buy album]


Anonymous Anonymous said...

thanks for the GA songs!

6:07 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said... you are my favorite person in the world for posting all this music. thank you so much!!!!! this blog is my fave!!! catherine

7:50 AM  
Anonymous Alissa said...

When you say that you can't watch Six Degree anymore, do you mean you're not home at that time, or that you choose not to subject yourself to that kind of torture? It's the latter for me. JJ Abrams, man! I had such high hopes!

As always, thank you ever so much for the tunes.

8:07 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

(I'm pretty sure the GA music is from last night's episode - "Sometimes A Fantasy.") [/nitpick]

Thanks so much for the tunes! So glad that The Pipettes are getting more exposure.

8:44 AM  
Anonymous Lauren said...

Again, thank you for the GA songs. I'm having problems downloading the Joe Purdy song, but this happened with last week's post -- I waited a few minutes, reloaded, and it magically let me do it.

You rock!

9:33 AM  
Anonymous Jo said...

"Suddenly I See" hasn't arrived in redundancy land yet?! It's already been on GA, The Hills, Men In Trees, Ugly Betty, Six Degrees, So I Think You Can Dance & The Devil Wears Prada (and probably more I don't know about). How many more music editors need to 'discover' this song before it is completely redundant?

P.S. Thanks for the tunes!

9:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thanks for the tunes...always a pleasure to read your posts.

10:35 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thanks for the tunes -- love the lily allen song!

11:55 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the tunes and saving me mucho time in hunting and searching!!!!

Not sure why you cannot watch 6 degrees any more but I cannot stay awake...

11:58 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for taking the time to do this. Don't ever stop posting the GA music!

12:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks man, Where do you go about finding out what the songs are? Are you just a zen music person, who knows it all, or do you have some tricks =)


12:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks! You've saved me lots of time and you're quite entertaining.

1:24 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the songs, man! :D

1:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah, the season premiere of Veronica Mars wasn't on par with it's usual mind-blowingly awesome but I have to say that Veronica Mars is smarter than me.

Looking at next week's previews, I have high hopes.

2:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the songs! I look forward to your song posts every week.

As for VM, the premier was toned down a little in order to get new viewers from Gilmore Girls. However, I thought it was pretty good, but those who saw the second ep already have said that it was a lot better than this week's.

3:09 PM  
Blogger Katie said...

Yeah, I was really kind of disappointed with V Mars. I appreciated that the opening theme has gone more "college indie" to match the college years, but wtf with Keith, Kendall and the Fitzpatrick?

I thought the show was redeemed a bit with the Logan/Dick scene at the end, and the teaser for next week looks promising, though. Hopefully it lives up to its own hype.

PS Thanks for the music. :)

4:26 PM  
Anonymous Heather said...

i agree about 6 kills my spirit.

I've been obsessed with that tristan prettyman song for a while...she played at my college a couple years ago and she's fantastic live!

PS. thanks again for the david gray song!

6:17 PM  
Anonymous TC said...

Lily Allen being included in the GA soundtrack this week was so freakin' cool! Glad to see the lil' lass is getting some much deserved exposure on this side of the pond.

Thanks for the music!

6:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

HI. I love you and your blog. Upon losing my favorites today, I realized: "oh my goodness, I take your site for granted! I can't even remember the name of the site! Which is sad since I've been a visitor since early March. Craaaaap." luckily, google was kind enough to help me out... i'm so thankful that i remembered the phrase "musical monday"

but yeahhhh... definitely love you and your site...

8:38 PM  
Anonymous Vicki said...

I heard they toned down VM so that new viewer's could catch on quicker. A good idea since VM always seems unable to attract new viewers, but blehh. Oh well, still a better show compared to some others.

P.S. Thanks for putting up the songs, especially GA! But I used to be quite a frequent blogger so I read up on your life no and then. Feel good, feel good..?

10:11 PM  
Anonymous Laura said...

Thanks again for the songs, so happy all the good shows are back so I can get some more music! I thought VM was a tad less exciting than usual, however I'm just so stoked that it's back that I'd settle with just watching Logan sleep!

11:51 PM  
Anonymous Ryzil said...


There is something disturbingly bland about Six Degrees that I can't quite put my finger on. Feels like nothing is happening, and the cool concept comes across as more of a gimmick... I dunno just my opinion...

I love VM. Most of the critics say that it gets it's groove back in the 2nd episode. I just wish it could get the unmodified credit theme back. Still one of my favorite shows.

Thanks a lot for the GA tracks. Awesome blog. You should do more life updates. Found your last post very interesting.


7:11 AM  
Anonymous mary said...

Captain Oats,

As usual, you rock my world...

9:01 AM  
Anonymous raynp said...


Thanks again, again, again and again for the tunes. I like that you can write such a short post and yet there are so many good comments left that --it's all good!

I have only seen a bit of six degree's,,,but now I feel like I don't need to bother with it.

So thanks uh....again,

p.s I like the "buy album" links!! so convenient!

1:29 PM  
Anonymous Steve said...

Love this site, love Fudilicious Friday, and love your taste in TV. Found this site over the summer and been checking it religiously since.

The music on this week's Grey's was meh - but I'm glad you put up PCD's Buttons... I was just like ... "He couldn't... could he?"

And you did. I was amused.

I'll be here regularly, keep up the amazing work.

5:51 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Once again, thank you for the songs!

5:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just found your blog through TWOP! *squee*
Thanks for the Grey's and VMars songs - don't give up on VM just yet :)

8:28 PM  
Anonymous Krissi said...

Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday Mr. Pres . . . I mean, Mr. Cap't,
Happy Birthday to yooooou!

I haven't read the "Story Of Me" yet, but I know it'll be interesting! :-)

Loved all the tunes (as usual). Six Degrees puts me right to sleep. I'd hoped for so much more from J.J.

Haven't seen the new VM yet; it's faux TiVoed. :-)

8:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the songs!

11:24 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the tunes! Rob Thomas admitted that the premiere would be "Veronica Mars for beginners," and that particularly the first half of the ep was written with the intent of "inviting Gilmore viewers to stick around." But he said the 2nd ep would be back to the classic VM we know and love. In other words, don't give up on it. That said, I loved the premiere!

1:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks Sonny! These look great. I'm sad to see KT Tunstall get overexposed though -- sort of just ruins it, doesn't it? I'm crossing my fingers that the same thing doesn't happen to Lily Allen -- she's some genius driving music.

- Mel

4:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I had something really odd happen when I tried to play the 'Wanna Fly' mp3 by Vassy. In the program Zplayer (comes with the cccp) it showed track (1/3) and was 7 minutes 25 seconds long. About 4 minutes in another guy starts singing in and out along with Vassy's music.

If I play the mp3 in something like windows media player it's only 3:21 and no guy starts singing. This is VERY weird. Any idea what's up?

6:07 PM  
Anonymous Daniel said...

This is by far the best blog I've read in a long time. Thank you.

7:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I heard "Suddenly I See" in Quizno's today. So it officially has crossed over. :P

- Mel

8:10 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the GA songs mate!!!

1:22 AM  
Anonymous Ana said...

Oooh! This rocks. Thanks for the songs!

8:08 AM  
Blogger kavina said...

HOT COOKIE, there are some pretty songs nestled in here today!!!
well done mister broadener-of-musical-horizons, you!

kavina xx

p.s. as to the rest of the world - who cares when artists 'cross over' so to speak? if you love 'em you should be happy they're making big bucks making music that THEY want to and that YOU like! i mean, would anyone seriously want to listen to stupidly big names like robbie williams on the radio 24/7 when they can have some good music playing instead?? think about it.

11:34 AM  
Blogger writermonkey said...

thank you, stupidly, music-AND-writer-person. so kind of you. like, tons.

9:56 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I agree. There was just something off about the pace of Veronica Mars. The writers were trying too hard to give her quips.

8:20 AM  
Anonymous jayne said...

I stopped watching Six Degrees too - I just didn't have any urge to watch the episodes I recorded, and finally deleted them.

Thanks as always for the music!

1:50 PM  
Blogger Captain Oats said...

this is gonna be a long one guys. but i am committed to replying to all your wonderful comments! here goes:

anon, you are welcome.

catherine, welcome to silly pipe dreams. grab a seat, get comfy.

hi alissa, when i say i can't watch six degrees, i mean i can't stand how god awfully boring it is. =) seriously, it sucks right?

anon, thanks for the heads up! love me the pipettes!

hey lauren, hope the song ended up working! you rock!

hi jo, you know the post actually had an article about the overuse of this song:

anon, you're quite welcome.

hey anon, lily allen is awesomeness.

hi anon, six degrees is officially off the dvr. hope it gets canceled soon.

anon, you're very welcome.

hi moley, i have tricks.. and some connections. don't wanna give away all my secrets. =)

anon and anon, welcome!

hi anon, what did ya think of this week's vm?

hey anon, yeah i read the article about rob thomas toning down the premiere to gain viewers, but that shouldn't mean it has to suck. nonetheless, of course, im sticking with the show. it's veronica mars.

hey katie, you liked the opening theme? gotta disagree with ya there. i absolutely hate it. but i do agree on the keith arc.. what the hell is going on?? so lame.

hi heather, tristan prettyman.. what a name. that can't be real right? but yeah, she's great. and you're welcome on the david gray!

hi tc, yeah lily allen will hopefully get bigger here in the states... not like she needs it though, she's blowing up, or blown up i should say, across the pond!

hi anon, i'm glad you remembered musical monday. it's all about alliteration. thanks for reading!

hey vicki, yeah bleh indeed. but hopefully rob thomas won't leave us high and dry... and yes it feels quite good when you read up on me life.

hi laura, you're welcome. jason dohring is the new ed norton.

hey ryzil, totally agree on the credits. i will definitely be updating the story of me periodically.. thanks for reading!

mary, you are the hottest, most perfect blog reader ever.

hi raynp, glad you like the buy album links! i think you're the only one that commented! so i appreciate the feedback..

hey steve, thanks! man people are really having a tough time with the new title though.. it's Fudiculous Friday.. as in Fucking Ridiculous... hmm, maybe I need to change it. And glad you appreciate the PCD.. who can resist ya know?

hi anon, you're welcome

hey anon, twop banned me. i hate them. but then i love them at the same time since you were able to find this blog through it!

hi krissi! thanks for the birthday wishes!! yeah jj definitely let us down.. he should just focus on Lost.

hey anon, welcome!

hi anon, did ya like the second episode?

hey mel, lily allen rocks my socks. as do you. and i love quizno's.

hi anon, i have no idea how that happened. and i have a feeling it hasn't happened to anyone else.. but is the 4 minutes of the guy singing any good? =)

hey daniel, thanks for the kind words. keep coming back!

hi anon, you're welcome mate!

hey ana, you rock.

hi kavina, i love hot cookies. i also have a soft spot for robbie williams... i apologize. i dunno, there's something that hurts though when you go to a douchebag party and a song you love comes on... for example, postal service's such great heights.. one of the most romantic songs of recent memory.. i heard it at this douche central beach party a few weeks ago.. it kinda hurt my soul. am i making sense at all? no? touche.

hey writermonkey, no problem!

hey anon, i agree. you have good taste.

hey jayne, yeah i think the show will be one of the next to go... fingers crossed.

2:44 AM  

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