Bathroom Humor

Re: Bathroom Humor

by mrmeadows » Sat Jun 18, 2011 12:27 am

WAYFan wrote:Where's the fakeout in ITIL? If I replace Mamma Mia with diarrhea, it doesn't really enhance the line. Is that right?


No, the follow-up line to "Mamma Mia" is "I'd kiss you even after you've had.....", and I believe Al's intent is that the listener thinks he's going to say "diarrhea" (because it rhymes), but then he says "...omelets for breakfast." (A total non-sequitur.)

So I guess that's really only a bathroom joke if your mind goes in that direction, which probably says more about me than Al.
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Re: Bathroom Humor

by NH Weird Al Fan » Sat Jun 18, 2011 12:30 am

WAYFan wrote:Where's the fakeout in ITIL? If I replace Mamma Mia with diarrhea, it doesn't really enhance the line. Is that right?

The fakeout is that you're expecting the next line after Mamma Mia to end with diarrhea...but then he starts talking about omelets!


EDIT: Oops, mrmeadows beat me to it!
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Re: Bathroom Humor

by HappyGilmore » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:08 am

I find them funny. And while he has a range in audience from five to people in their 50's, I noticed a lot of kids at concerts. And he did mention MAD Magazine as a reference point of influence and such, which features potty humor. With a name having WEIRD in the title, odd lyrics should be expected.
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Re: Bathroom Humor

by Way_Moby » Sat Jun 18, 2011 2:50 am

The only one that I thought was odd was the "butt-crack" line. I think it is just supposed to be so outstandingly bizarre and weird. (i.e. who would really do that?)
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Re: Bathroom Humor

by Marko_The_Odd » Sat Jun 18, 2011 4:12 am

You guys are forgetting about the obvious piece of bathroom humor:
Stop Forwarding That Crap To Me ;)
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Re: Bathroom Humor

by giantlobsterrobot » Sat Jun 18, 2011 4:25 am

A literal version would've been worth the bathroom humor. :P
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Re: Bathroom Humor

by mrmeadows » Sat Jun 18, 2011 4:45 am

Marko_The_Odd wrote:You guys are forgetting about the obvious piece of bathroom humor:
Stop Forwarding That Crap To Me ;)


I didn't forget about it...I did think about including it in my list but decided against it. The term "crap" isn't mean literally here.
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Re: Bathroom Humor

by Quab » Sat Jun 18, 2011 6:05 am

Al needs poop and toilet humor to make up for the lack of sexual humor.
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Re: Bathroom Humor

by Well, Well, Well » Sat Jun 18, 2011 9:52 am

al's best song was recorded in a bathroom it is only fitting these jokes pervade his work.
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Re: Bathroom Humor

by CharlesNelson » Sun Jun 19, 2011 4:27 am

My probably wrong theory:

Al's daughter is going on seven or eight now, right? I'd say she's Al's biggest fan, and Al wants her to like what he does, so he's just reverting back to being a kid. He tweeted a few weeks ago that he was in the car with his daughter, playing Alpocalypse, and she was singing along. #ProudDad or something like that.

Like Quab says, he needs something to make up for his lack of sexual humor. Al's always been family-oriented, and in the list of words you can put in front of humor, toilet beats out sexual, racist, and, worst of all, punny.
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