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This "Actors Talking About Their First Jobs" Video May Make You Embarrassed About How You Watch TV

By Joanna Robinson | Videos | September 11, 2013 | Comments ()


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So even though it’s fairly obvious, I won’t give away the premise of this extremely NSFW video just in case you want to watch it fresh. Go for it, I’ll see you and your pretty blushing faces on the other side.

So yeah, you saw that HBO joke coming, right? I mean, I could identify all but one of the shows described. Why? Because I watch them. Religiously. Should I feel guilty about that? Uh, probably not. To feel guilty seems awfully “American puritan.” Very “why are we talking about protracted sex scenes and not the rampant violence?”

That being said, I do usually roll my eyes at the sexposition on Game Of Thrones. And the True Blood finale did have the most unbelievably extended cunnilingus sequence I’ve seen on television. Do I blush? Not really. Does it add artistic merit? I highly doubt it. So what do you think HBO subscribers? Too much or not enough?




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  • Uriah_Creep

    That dude is going to leave icky marks on his laptop screen.

  • Andrew J

    Man alison haislp when you said that you were leaving attack of the show for mor exciting projects I thought to myself "anything is a step up from g4"

    And here you are proving me wrong by not even being the main lead in an Internet parody. What a sad day

  • ZbornakSyndrome

    I still remember watching an episode of the Sopranos with my parents that was set almost entirely in Bada Bing. My dad, who has bad eyes, kept asking, "are they still naked up there?"
    "Yes dad, you can still enjoy the blurry boobs..."

  • John G.

    There's also the more subtle joke about actors in there, because probably the real actors in all of those scenes in all of those real shows really did have that exact conversation with their boyfriends, husbands, and mothers. Actors have excited conversations with their family about appearing as a mutilated corpse on a police procedural. It's a rough business.

  • KatSings

    Yes. This. I had a conversation akin to this with my husband last night. A *ton* of short films require nudity, and I was expressing how I'm not opposed to it in general, but it has to be for the right project (aka, not an unknown short for free). This video is exactly how this goes - for HBO, it becomes a different conversation, because there's clout to having that on your resume, even if it still sometimes feels like porn. This industry is nuts.

  • Fredo

    Never understood the hang-up on sex so many have. Yes, I got it when Ros the Sexposition Whore was on screen. It appeared gratuitous. (And I even defended that).

    But the idea that sex is something that should happen off-screen? That it should be implied? I don't get that. For many characters -- whether that's Gillian Darmody or Don Draper -- their sex appeal is part of their characters. It gives them power and influence over others.

    Sex is a major aspect of our lives. Yet it seems like we cannot accept it as such and would rather it happen behind closed doors. Don't get that.

  • Uriah_Creep

    There are about a Million Moms who would like to talk to you.

  • F'mal DeHyde

    There still isn't nearly enough male full frontal.

  • Mrs. Julien

    I don't mind that as long as there is a comparable amount of female full frontal. There isn't, so I do in fact mind.

  • ZbornakSyndrome

    Oz.

    Oz was appointment television for my college apartment. We actually had about 20 girls and guys chip in to pay for cable specifically for Oz.

  • L.O.V.E.

    You clearly are not talking about my house.

  • So....I got all the references except the ratty apartment one. The Wire?

  • phofascinating

    I think it's in reference to Girls?

  • Ahh. Ok. I'm seriously hobbled in my interactions around here by not having HBO....

  • lowercase_ryan

    Does HBO show too much sex? I don't understand the question. HBO without the sex is AMC or FX.

  • John G.

    Imagine Mad Men on HBO

  • emmalita

    But not as consistently good.

  • Scorptilicus

    I need to watch more HBO. Just because, you know, lot of high quality shows I've been meaning to check out. Rome, The Wire, Boardwalk, Deadwood...

  • Berry

    Rome is worth it for Polly Walker's perfect delivery of "a large penis is always welcome" alone. And also for James Purefoy's beautiful naked butt, if you're into that sort of thing. And Kevin McKidd. Well, it's actually worth it for lots of things, but Walker was amazing in it.

  • ZbornakSyndrome

    Pullo for life, people!

  • A. Smith

    Don't forget shows like Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire (both that have a ton of nudity when you least expect it).

  • John G.

    and still no naked Buscemi. Leaving the question of the ages unanswered, 'are his balls as bulbous as his eyeballs?'

  • A-schaef

    There are times that you don't expect nudity in Game of Thrones?

  • John G.

    Always expect nudity in Game of Thrones. It's like the Spanish Inquisition in that way.

  • A. Smith

    I don't watch it regularly enough to be phased by it. That's why I see it it still comes off as unexpected.

  • So, it's porn without the porn?

  • L.O.V.E.

    Porn without the porn is Scinemax.

    HBO nudity and sex isn't exactly realistic, and there is plenty of gratuity, but its a much better approximation of real life than network tv where people never cuss and are never naked even in their own bedrooms.

    I think that the "gratuity" criticism is over-played. People are naked in their homes all the time for no other reason then its their prerogative. But the lead in Girls plays naked ping pong with a fling and people get all fussy about it.

    Game of Thrones is about the most powerful and rich people in that world. The men will kill children for the throne. These are the kind of men who hang out in brothels, which presumably have lots of naked women. It would be like Breaking Bad never actually showing the meth.

  • Sara_Tonin00

    I'm going to agree with this. I haven't done naked Ping Pong, but I have done similarly silly stuff post-sex just because it's happy naked fun time. It's one of the things Girls does well - things, including sex, aren't fantasy the way other shows have it.

  • L.O.V.E.

    If I ever start a band, Happy Naked Fun Time is shooting to the top of the list of band names.

  • $71965920

    what Elizabeth said I didnt even know that some people can profit $4884 in four weeks on the computer. why not try these out w­w­w.J­A­M­20.c­o­m

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