Tastefully Offensive

Aug 20, 2018

Why ‘The Simpsons’ is Even Funnier in Spanish

Great Big Story travels to Mexico City to learn how voice actor Humberto Vélez hilariously translates and tailors the humor of The Simpsons' lovably dumb dad, Homer Simpson, to appeal to the Latin American audience.
"The Simpsons has been a staple of American pop culture for nearly three decades. As the longest running animated show, Homer Simpson’s dumb/drunk antics and penchant for donuts has made him arguably the most recognizable character on television. But beyond the United States, the show has become a worldwide sensation, with some of the biggest fans hailing from Latin America. That’s all thanks to Humberto Vélez, the voice behind Homero Simpson."
Previously: The Amazing Cartoon Voice Talents of Tara Strong

Toto's 'Africa' Sung by Cartoon Characters

Los Angeles-based comedian and voice actor Brock Baker, aka "The Man of a Kajillion Voices," humorously sings Toto's classic 1982 hit, "Africa," as the voices of 29 classic and modern cartoon characters.

Previously: 'Never Gonna Give You Up' Sung by Cartoon Characters

Your Daily Dose of Internet (August 20, 2018)

Be amazed and amused by clips of a shark that lives over 400 years, a humongous Norwegian bonfire, and more, in the August 20th, 2018 edition of the YouTube series, Daily Dose of Internet.

Will It Nacho?

In this clip from Monday's episode of the daily morning comedy series, "Good mythical Morning," hosts Rhett McLaughlin and Charles "Link" Neal conduct their latest "Will It?" experiment to find out if items like pancakes, ramen noodles, booze, and more, will make tasty nachos.

Previously: Will It Hummus?

John Oliver on Trump's Trade War

(PG-13: language) For the main segment of Sunday night's episode of HBO's satirical news series, Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver takes a closer look at the U.S.'s looming trade wars with China, Canada, Mexico, and the EU.
"Donald Trump is waging a trade war that hurts a lot of American workers. Maybe he would understand that if our heavy-handed documentaries about the global trading system were more informative."
Previously: John Oliver on Astroturfing