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FrankenMixes: The Never, Ever Ask Series
(Because no good reason is sometimes damn good reason enough.)

1. “Too weird to live, and too rare to die” | Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas/Johnny Depp as “Raoul Duke”
2. John the Revelator (gospel traditional) | John Mellencamp, redoing a traditional blues song attributed, somewhat, to damn near every classic blues dude ever
     “Who’s that writing?”
3. “Well, that’s no ordinary rabbit. That’s the most foul, cruel and bad-tempered rodent you ever set eyes on!” | Monty Python and the Holy Grail
4. Rabbit | Ray Wylie Hubbard
     “Got to.”
     “Maybe it means I’m funky and cool. I seriously doubt if that’s what it means.”
5. “Are you gonna bark all day, little doggie, or are you gonna bite?” | Reservoir Dogs/Michael Madsen as “Mr. Blonde”
6. Hey Bulldog | The Beatles
      “D’ya know anymore?”
7. “People should be envying us, you know?” “I envy us.” “Me, too.” | This Is Spinal Tap
8. Ain’t That Pretty at All | Warren Zevon
     “I’d rather feel bad than not feel anything at all.”
9. “Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch!” | True Grit/John Wayne as “Rooster Cogburn”
10. “Put ’em up! Put ’em up!” | The Wizard of Oz/Bert Lahr as “The Cowardly Lion”
11. Ham-Fisted Box of Gloves | The Gourds
       “Oh, Lashonda, help the ugly ones purchase proper rare vintage guns …”
12. “Run away!” | Monty Python and the Holy Grail
13. Last Cheap Shot at the Dream | Del Amitri
       “I will jump a plane to any place far enough away to get me out of who I’ve been.”
14. “Shazam!” 1. | Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C./Jim Nabors in the title role
15. Hurricane Party | James McMurtry
       “A fleeting sense of that rare suspense I once thought made the world go ’round.”
16. “Now, we ride!” | Rango/Johnny Depp, voicing the title role
17. A Tall Stand of Pines | The Floating Men
       “If you see the ghost of my daredevil youth go racing by, flag him down and let him know that I’ll be running a few days behind …”
18. “You kids shouldn’t play so rough. Somebody might start crying.” | Reservoir Dogs/Michael Madsen as “Mr. Blonde”
19. Caroline | Billy Pilgrim
       “Why be so serious when you can be wild and mysterious?”
20. “Any time you feel like talking sense …” | Torchwood
21. Charlie | Peter Mulvey
       “If Monday laid you low, so what?”
22. “Do or do not, there is no try.” “Knock that shit off!” | Clerks, cuz a little “Jay” mouthing off is always good for ya
23. Lazy Bones | Green Day
       “I’m too mental to go crazy. I’m too drunk to be pure.”
24. “This new Godzilla” | Godzilla vs. King Ghidora
25. “I’m never coming back to this planet again.” | Star Wars: A New Hope/Mark Hamill as “Luke Skywalker”
26. Peace in the Valley | Dawes
       “I need magic or the Holy Ghost.”
27. “Who? Are? You?” | Alice in Wonderland
28. “That is a far more interesting question than you might suspect.” | Babylon 5
29. Who Here | American Mars
        “Who here among us … hasn’t fallen?”
30. “Shazam!” 2. | Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C./Jim Nabors in the title role
31. Rudie Can’t Fail | The Clash
       “You think you’re pretty sharp in your chicken-skin suit.”
32. “This will not look good on a resume!” | Good Morning, Vietnam/Robin Williams as Adrian Cronauer
33. Even the Losers | Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
       “Well, it was nearly summer, and we sat on  your roof …” (In my personal Top 10. Sometimes even Top 5.)
34. “Wrong, sir! Wrong!” | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory/Gene Wilder in the title role
35. “No need to insult me, man. I was leaving anyway.” | WIthnail and I/Ralph Brown as “Danny the Drug Dealer”
36. For the Loser (Hallelujah!) | The Rave-Ups
       “It’s not Doris, come to think; I’m thinking it was Sandra Dee …”
37. “What if this is as good as it gets?” | As Good as it Gets/Jack Nicholson as “Melvin Udall”
38. For You I Will Pretend | Farmer Not So John
       “I believe in Hell, but I believe in parole.”
39. “Shazam!” 3. | Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C./Jim Nabors in the title role
40. Unbearable | The Call
        “Ha, ha, ha, ha!”
41. “Would you mind not standing on my chest, my hat’s on fire?” | Doctor Who/Tom Baker as “The Doctor”
42. Can’t Hardly Wait | The Replacements
        “Jesus rides beside me, and never buys any smokes.”

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