Review - Amazon. At times, the relentless, one-note routines actually work. Sandler gets plenty of mileage out of fart after fart on "The Hypnotist. But too many skits go on forever. Lacking dramatic shape, they just hammer away at worn-out riffs. The five "Excited Southerner" tracks could certainly have been dumped.
By Margaret Lyons More like bore-a-phyl? Now, years later, we will take a look at these classics in a more objective, unforgiving adult light: Are they really the best ever? How do they hold up now? Background: Adam Sandler made a name for himself with boyish, often idiotic characters during his four seasons as a performer on Saturday Night Live. Billy Madison and Happy Gilmore continually attract new fans, but album devotees were most likely born between and Those images of year-olds stomping into their rooms and blasting rock music?
This meant that Sandler 's foray into comedy albums had to take an understandable back seat to his more lucrative priorities, but then, many would argue that this wasn't his strongest suit anyway -- a point driven home by his second CD, 's What the Hell Happened to Me? As its title suggests, the disc attempts to juxtapose Sandler 's innocent childhood driven home by the cute kiddy pictures strewn across the sleeve with his severely twisted adult persona. Spoken word bits like "Joining the Cult," "The Goat," "The Hypnotist," and "Memory Lane" performed with the help of various guest pals and fellow comedians combine banal notions like Monday Night Football, talking goats, and road trips with generous doses of scatological language, unconventional sex, and uncontrollable flatulence -- the usual. These are interspersed with seven examples of Sandler 's usually reliable musical numbers, but the side-splitting reggae of "Ode to My Car" and the live-in-concert crowd-pleaser "The Chanukah Song" offer two truly distinctive winners.
My name's Barry Lakin and I'm here with the man on the street quiz. This weeks's show is a doozy man, it really is. I went around the country with my tape recorder and I taped different people having sex.