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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Oh My God: Only Two Days Until The Stranger Gong Show

posted by on April 10 at 12:48 PM


Attention talented freaks and those who love to gawk at them: This Thursday, April 12 at the Crocodile Cafe, The Stranger will be presenting its first-ever Gong Show, hosted by yours truly.

This means we’re looking for any and all unique and entertaining acts hungry to strut their stuff before a panel of drunken judges for fabulous prizes. This means jugglers, magicians, yodelers, strongmen, stand-up comics, clog dancers, air bands, contortionists, jug bands, sword swallowers, vaudeville acts, and anyone else with an act that’s under four minutes long and doesn’t involve fire or minors. (The Croc is a bar.)

For more info and to sign up for the competition, go here. Talent may also sign-up at the door the night of the show, starting at 7pm.

And if you just want to gawk/cheer/heckle the drunken celebrity judges (including Sarah Rudinoff, Kerri Harrop, Dave Meinert, On the Boards artistic director Lane Czaplinski, and Stranger music editor Jonathan Zwickel) show up at the Crocodile on Thursday, April 12 for the fabulous and totally free freak parade kicking off at 9pm.

In the meantime, please enjoy this archival Gong Show footage of the greatest Gong Show act ever, featuring an aghast cameo by guest judge Zsa Zsa Gabor.

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good christ, i can only hope we will be subjected to such tomfoolery this thursday.

also, i am planning on channeling zsa zsa by slapping meinert across the face.

Posted by kerri harrop | April 10, 2007 1:01 PM

why's everybody picking on me. Jeesh. Can I have haters?

Posted by Meinert | April 10, 2007 1:16 PM

david, you will take it like a man and you will like it.

we will settle this over shots of tequila.

Posted by kerri harrop | April 10, 2007 1:20 PM

I can't believe that no one is discussing that poor woman's inability to get that box off her head.

Posted by David Schmader | April 10, 2007 1:48 PM

Instead of a dick in a box, it's a head in a box.

Something special, y'all.

Posted by Sweeney Agonistes | April 10, 2007 2:35 PM

Ah shit, now I've got to think up a new act.

Posted by Sean | April 10, 2007 2:39 PM

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