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Dramatic readings of Yelp reviews

Bob Dobalina Jul 30, 2012 05:26 AM

For a laugh, or just to put everything into perspective ...

http://gawker.com/5929714/dramatic-re...

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  1. Davwud RE: Bob Dobalina Jul 30, 2012 05:45 AM

    Pretty funny.

    First of all, what does the restaurant have to do to get more than 1 star. Liked the crab cakes and still pans it??

    We need Samuel L. Jackson as Jules Winfield to do one.

    DT

    1. LindaWhit RE: Bob Dobalina Jul 30, 2012 07:33 AM

      I *LOVE* this! I really hope they do more of them.

      I'd love to see Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson or Kathy Bates as her character in "Misery" do a reading.

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        Davwud RE: LindaWhit Jul 30, 2012 08:13 AM

        I like Buscemi as Garland Greene in Con Air.

        Dennis Leary should do one too. Just being himself of course.

        DT

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          LindaWhit RE: Davwud Jul 30, 2012 08:16 AM

          Ooh - better character for Buscemi to use, and yes, Denis Leary would be great! That would *SO* be a "NSFW" video, however. ;-)

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            Davwud RE: LindaWhit Jul 30, 2012 09:07 AM

            Actually, I can't believe no one said Hannibal Lechter.

            DT

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          huiray RE: LindaWhit Jul 30, 2012 09:24 AM

          I found it creepy.

        3. ipsedixit RE: Bob Dobalina Jul 30, 2012 08:53 AM

          I want to see dramatic readings of Chowhound posts and follow-up threads.

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            Miss Needle RE: ipsedixit Aug 9, 2012 06:29 AM

            Ooh! I nominate the gorgonzola risotto thread!

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/288918

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              ipsedixit RE: Miss Needle Aug 9, 2012 08:49 AM

              And I nominate Miss Needle to do it!

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                Miss Needle RE: ipsedixit Aug 9, 2012 10:48 AM

                Luckily Joe H has emphasized certain words in all caps -- less room for misinterpretation. I hope I can do the role justice!

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            Philly Ray RE: Bob Dobalina Jul 30, 2012 09:09 AM

            I can see restaurants hiring actors to read the good Yelp reviews in their commercials.

            1. nofunlatte RE: Bob Dobalina Jul 31, 2012 04:29 PM

              Hilarious!

              The link to a restaurant's response (also from happyplace.com) is posted below:

              http://www.happyplace.com/16097/resta...

              1. Dax RE: Bob Dobalina Aug 8, 2012 09:12 AM

                awesome.

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                  2roadsdiverge RE: Bob Dobalina Aug 8, 2012 01:31 PM

                  Here's the second one in the series. Be warned, it is a bit... gross.

                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aaSC7q...

                  1. Cheese Boy RE: Bob Dobalina Aug 11, 2012 01:06 PM

                    Jon Stewart needs to do at least one of these. I think it's in his DNA.

                    1. TrishUntrapped RE: Bob Dobalina Aug 11, 2012 07:31 PM

                      Three:
                      http://eater.com/archives/2012/08/06/...

                      Four:
                      http://eater.com/archives/2012/08/10/...

                      Can...not...stop...laughing.

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                        LabLady RE: Bob Dobalina Aug 11, 2012 07:50 PM

                        Hilarious! Number 4 is by far my favorite.

                        1. huiray RE: Bob Dobalina Aug 11, 2012 10:24 PM

                          I could not get through #2, #3 and #4. I stopped them somewhere between halfway and 2/3 through. Eye-rolling, ridiculous, not funny.

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