This amuses me: the Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences (y'know, the Oscar people) have announced that "Kazakhstan National Anthem" (from Borat) is eligible to be nominated for Best Original Song. Please let it be nominated, if only for the production number. It'd be "Blame Canada" all over again. Imagine the chorus of dozens (I hope) singing
Kazakhstan greatest country in the world All other countries are run by little girls Kazakhstan number one exporter of potassium All other countries have inferior potassium
Kazakhstan home of Tinshein swimming pool Its length thirty meter and width six meter Filteration system a marvel to behold It remove 80 percent of human solid waste
Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan you very nice place From plains of Tarashek to northern fence of Jewtown Kazakhstan friend of all except Uzbekistan They very nosey people with bone in their brain
Kazakhstan industry best in the world We invented toffee and trouser belt Kazakhstan's prostitutes cleanest in the region Except of course Turkmenistan's
Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan you very nice place From plains of Tarashek to northern fence of Jewtown Come grasp the might penis of our leader From junction with the testes to tip of its face!
Back on Sunday, the import music show I listen to, Passport Approved, actually played the song, treating it totally straight-faced as a Kazakh recording. That might have been the hardest I've laughed all week.