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Telephone for Help

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What would you do if you visited an elderly aunt only to find her injured on the floor?  Would you regret that you had not been there when she fell from the stepladder, because if you had you could have captured the hilarious moment on video?  Uploaded the video to YouTube, to see it become an instant sensation?  Then awaited the inevitable dance remix, complete with her auto-tuned screams?  And then finally felt a sense of culminated pride when a friend sent you a link to that same remix being played at someone’s wedding?  Which you sneakily watched on your Smartphone while visiting your injured aunt in the hospital?

Well, naturally, all of that would be the correct answer in today’s world.  But Telephone For Help comes from a simpler time, a time when phones were shackled to walls via so-called “wires” and could only be used for boring, mundane things like calling for help (or as a platform for the work of important artists like The Jerky Boys).  Thrill at the injuries! Shudder in suspense as the dim-witted children decide whether or not to use the phone!  Sweat your face off as you watch an emergency response team so slow they surely inspired the Public Enemy classic “9-1-1 Is A Joke”!

Mike, Kevin, and Bill were gonna Telephone For Help but they accidentally spent three hours looking for the highest-quality “Bed Intruder remix” ringtone instead.

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Commentary (mp3) (6.44 MB)
Source audio (mp3) (8.19 MB)

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Release date

September 6, 2010


9 minutes