RIP: Leslie Nielsen, comedic actor extraordinaire

It was about a year and a half ago that I wrote about Ricardo Montalbán as the “best actor in LOUIE LOUIE tragic death category” with his performance as the arch-villain in the “The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!” motion picture.

I am saddened to report that Leslie Nielsen, […]

The (Temporary) Rebirth of a Recording Studio

Last week, as I read about the misinformation about the “Portland restaurant recording studio,” I thought it’d be good to properly acknowledge the actual studio, especially as was the location was recently transformed back into a recording studio again.

Sometime in April 1963, two very different musical groups decided to book a session at a […]

The Bald Eagles- LOUIE of the Week

This week, we celebrate the Bald Eagles‘ version of LOUIE LOUIE! These guys are from Australia!

Luie Luie “EL Touchy” – LOUIE of the Week

This week’s LOUIE is a LOUIE that’s not the Richard Berry song. There’s a musician in Southern California named Luis Johnston that uses the stage name of “Luie Luie.” He released an album called “Touchy” in 1974 that’s been getting some attention 30+ years later. I’ve had a handful of friends mention this guy to […]

More LOUIE misinformation – part #3,574

The Willamette Week recently posted some excerpts from the unauthorized biography of Ken Kesey, “Acid Christ,” which was written by Mark Christensen.

Here’s one paragraph that caught my attention, with thanks to my friend Cindy Lindahl, who first spotted this….

It is perhaps symbolic—or fitting—that the classic comic tour de lunacy, Animal House, […]

Jamie Thyer’s Worried Men – LOUIE of the Week

From some place I’ve never visited in the United Kingdom comes this week’s LOUIE, courtesy of Jamie Thyer’s Worried Men. The location is a place called The Bird in Hand, located in Fareham, Hampshire.


Randy sings LOUIE backwards at Slammers- LOUIE of Week

Some guy named Randy sings LOUIE LOUIE backwoods at the WEEKLY Thursday “ACME live band Karaoke” at Slammer’s, which I believe is located in Lawrence, MA. This performance happened on Sept 16, 2010.

Congratulations, Randy! You are the LOUIE of the Week!