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Homestar Runner Covers Death Metal

The hugley popular online cartoon Homestar Runner has taken it upon themselves to cover death metal in their latest "Email" skit. You can view the cartoon directly at this location (requires Flash).

I'm not a huge fan myself, so I will provide Wikipedia's synopsis of the Internet phenomenon:

"Homestar Runner (often abbreviated HR, HSR or H*R) is a cartoon series which is generally distributed as Macromedia Flash animations available from HomestarRunner.com. It mixes an absurdist sense of humor with copious references to 1980s and 1990s pop culture, notably video games, classic television and popular music. Although originally conceived as a book written for children, the series is most popular with (and has increasingly catered to) college/university students and young adults."

"Cartoons nominally center on Homestar Runner, a clumsy and unintelligent athlete. The antagonist Strong Bad, however, is more popular among many fans, and the series of cartoons in which he answers email from viewers is the most prominent feature of the site. Strong Bad works closely with his sidekick The Cheat and his muscle-bound older brother Strong Mad to prey on Strong Bad's rotund and constantly depressed younger brother Strong Sad..."

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1. Lord Agony writes:

yo! peeps

diz is tha sh**

yo what kind of muzic is dis.

peaze out peeps

# Jan 19, 2006 @ 8:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. psythe writes:

homestarrunner is quite possibly one of the funniest sites on the net. i've been checking back there since the early days, and eagerly await every next instalment it offers. a lot of things said on that site have become popular catch phrases between me and my friends. check Strong Bad out - no, seriously, check him out. comic genius (the answering machine thing is well funny, too). definitely a site worth visiting when bored or in need of a laugh.

# Jan 20, 2006 @ 5:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. zMETALlica writes:

i've been into it since late 2002. i just started college and one of my new friends showed me some of the intro stuff and i didn't laugh. a few weeks later one of her friends from home showed me the guitar e-mail. after that i was hooked. now its a common thing to watch with my friends, similar to family guy.

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4. Spiritus writes:

Trogdoooooor!!! Trogdoooooor!!!

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