Welcome to the first of many top five lists that will undoubtedly lead to just about everybody questioning my sanity. In this article, I challenge the belief that cover songs are never as good as the original, by hereby providing a list of five remakes that I contend prove otherwise.
Warmen - "Alone."
The interviews. The rehearsals. Backstage segments. Countless recaps. The biographies. Celebrity special appearances. Product placement. The judges. The scores. The voting. The ridiculously long commercials. And worst of all, the elongated elimination segments that attempt to build tension and suspense.
A few years ago, a co-worker told me that he was afraid of clowns. This phobia piqued my interest, and I asked him how clowns could possibly scare him. He told me that when he was young, he watched It, and ever since then, he was terrified of clowns.
Earlier this year, Avatar was released on DVD and Blu-Ray. The release was as bareboned as it could be, as it only contained the movie. In a few days, Avatar is going to be released again, but as an extended collector's edition version.
While I was taking a walk in my neighbourhood, I noticed a tabloid newspaper machine at the end of my block. Two things stuck out. The first was that there never used to be a newspaper machine on that corner. And the second thing was that the newspaper was for free.
For a lot of people, turning thirty can be a difficult experience. However, I believe that being thirty years old in this present day has an unprecedented benefit in the history of our existence.