31 October 2007

Who's Gonna Mess with My Stuff Now?

Grief is becoming part of my week. First I mourn the death of the Green Monkey Music Project, then the great, Nudie-suited Porter Wagoner, and now I find we've lost Robert Goulet, too. Let's mourn his passing in style by viewing his last great role:


Who's going to be my excuse now for messing with my stuff? Pistols at Dawn or Grant Miller might work — but I don't know if either gent can soft-shoe it like Robert could.

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10 Comments:

At 10/31/2007 12:49:00 PM, Blogger Chris said...

Nice!

I liked the ads he used to do for ESPN for the NCAA tournament.

 
At 10/31/2007 01:44:00 PM, Blogger pistols at dawn said...

NOOOOO! Not Goulet! Damn it, now Will Ferrell will shelve this impression out of respect, just like Harry Caray. Now I'm sad, and I've got a screenplay that will really never get made.

 
At 10/31/2007 02:01:00 PM, Blogger BeckEye said...

Goulet!

That sucks. Now that album of rap covers will never come to fruition. Why do we let these hooligans tear down the biz? Yeah.

 
At 10/31/2007 03:30:00 PM, Blogger Moxie said...

I am sad too. But I think he could still mess with our stuff in spirit, you know, turn into this singing ghost that shuffles all your papers around.

 
At 10/31/2007 06:59:00 PM, Blogger Writeprocrastinator said...

If it is up on You Tube, everyone should really check out his superior version of "Green Tambourine" that he did for "Recess, The Movie."

I remember watching "TV Funhouse" on Comedy Central and I couldn't believe how at ease he was at making fun of himself and his wonderful sense of humor.

 
At 10/31/2007 08:07:00 PM, Anonymous Glassmeow said...

I'm with Moxie!

 
At 11/01/2007 03:52:00 PM, Blogger Bubs said...

I know...I'll miss him.

And that is so cool that you mentioned Nudie Cohen! Johnny Yen had a picture of Elvis in his Nudie gold lame suit, and I was just getting ready to post a piece about him.

 
At 11/01/2007 05:23:00 PM, Blogger Dr. Monkey Von Monkerstein said...

A friend of mine met him years ago when Bob was in his late 50's and my friend said Bob was cut to the max. You could have bounced a quarter off his abs and it would have knock you out it if hit you.

 
At 11/01/2007 06:27:00 PM, Blogger Grant Miller said...

I can tango.

 
At 11/02/2007 11:51:00 AM, Blogger Malcolm: said...

I did enjoy how Goulet was in on the joke. I think it was also cool that the producers of the "Naked Gun" movies cast him opposite Priscilla Presley (who's ex husband hated Goulet) in the 2nd film of the series.

 

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